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Rabbi Ascherman Tour to the U.S | Rabbis for Human RightsRabbis for Human Rights

Tonight Tuesday, June 4, in Madison, WI. Rabbi Ascherman will be speaking to the public on “The Israel I Cherish” from 7:00-8:30 pm at Landmark Auditorium, First Unitarian Society, 900 University Bay Drive. This talk is sponsored by Shaarei Shamayim, J-Street Madison, and the First Unitarian Society. Monday, June 10 in Pittsburgh PA. Rabbi Ascherman will be speaking to the ...

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Pro-Muslim Ads to Hang Near Anti-Jihad Ads in New York Subway | NYTimes.com

Striking back against an anti-jihad advertisement in the subways widely perceived as anti-Muslim, two religious groups – one Jewish, one Christian – are taking out subway ads of their own to urge tolerance. Rabbis for Human Rights – North America and the group Sojourners, led by the Christian author and social-justice advocate Jim Wallis, are unveiling their campaigns on Monday. ...

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The Olive Harvest is on its way | Rabbis for Human Rights

By: Rabbi Yehiel Grenimann Within the next month or so the olive harvest will begin. Every year at this time Palestinian farmers from a number of villages across the West Bank receive threats to their safety, are denied access to their land or have their olives stolen, their trees poisoned, or even cut down altogether. The olive harvest is one ...

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Israel demolishes West Bank villages as Jewish outposts remains untouched | Haaretz

It is doubtful whether Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who has expressed great concern over the fate of Migron’s residents, has heard of Tha’lah. Unfortunately for the village’s residents, Tha’lah is situated in Area C, which is under Israel jurisdiction. Minister Benny Begin, who worked so tirelessly on the questionable “agreement” that will leave the Migron criminals on stolen land for ...

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Gandhi Peace Award to be presented to Rabbis Ascherman and Bandel May 1, 2011 | Promoting Enduring Peace

At 2 p.m. May 1 at Center Church on the Green in New Haven, Connecticut, the Gandhi Peace Award will be presented to Rabbi Arik Ascherman, executive director of Rabbis for Human Rights, and Rabbi Ehud Bandel, a co-founder, at Center Church on the Green. Ascherman and Bandel exemplify the struggle for nonviolent ways of resolving the persecution of Palestinians ...

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RHR-NA’s Hands-On Human Rights Tour to Israel and the West Bank, Nov. 6-17, 2011 | Rabbis for Human Rights

Rabbis for Human Rights-North America has announced its next Hands-On Human Rights Tour to Israel and the West Bank. The trip will take place from Nov. 6 to 17, 2011.  Read more for further details and be sure to read blog entries and watch videos from participants in the organization’s 2010 trip. Read more here: RHR-NA’s Hands-On Human Rights Tour ...

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