Many places around the world are in various stages of dealing with horrific consequences of the Covid-19 health crisis. Far too many people got sick and far too many people died. Our hearts go out to those who lost their fight and we mourn with the families.
We are in awe of the people who were and are on the front line of this terrible struggle: Continue reading
An open letter from Rabbi Michael Marmur, Chair, Rabbi for Human Rights and an appeal for donations to help create an Israel of equals, with democracy and human rights and where all Israelis and Palestinians are treated with dignity and respect.
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.
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