As the secular year draws to a close, Rabbis for Human Rights invites you to confront difficult challanges and light a candle for human rights. Over the week of Hannukah, their newsletter will be highlighting eight different ways you can make an impact on human rights.
Our ancestors coined the term shemen terumah, ‘the oil of donation’. In ancient times this referred to the oil harvest from which a tithe had been collected for the good of the community. Today, RHR want to suggest an additional understanding. As their activites are making a stronger impact on Israeli society they ask you to consider offering your shemen terumah to intensify the light of their actions.