At 7 pm on Sunday, 6 April 2014 (6 Nissan 5774), at the Jerusalem Botanical Garden Auditorium, Rabbis for Human Rights celebrated its 25th anniversary. The evening events included:
- Tribute to the founders of RHR and introductions to staff and management
- A Panel: “The Role of Judaism in the Struggle for Human Rights in Israel: Current Reality and Future Possibilities. Moderator: RHR Co-Chair Moshe Yehudai; Special guest panelists:
Rabbi Shmuel Reiner of the Orthodox Ma’aleh Gilboa Hesder Yeshiva, member of RHR
Rabbi Na’amah Kelman, Dean of the Jerusalem campus HUC-JIR, the Reform movement’s rabbinical school in Israel, long term RHR member and current RHR Advisory Committee member. You can read more about her here.
Dr. Meir Bouzaglo, Founder of “Tikkun,” a think tank dealing with social issues in Israel; Founder of “Mizrakh Shemesh,” which teaches the religious traditions of Jews from Arab /African countries
Linda Gradstein, Bureau Chief, The Media Line and Contributor to NPR