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  • Rabbis for Human Rights-North America ends ties to Israeli group

    January 15, 2013 | 11:41 am

    Rabbis for Human Rights-North America has changed its name and ended its financial and formal ties with Rabbis for Human Rights in Israel.

    The North American group will be known as T'ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights, as of Tuesday, the organization said in a statement.

  • U.S. rabbinical students deliver more than 700 letters against E1 to Netanyahu’s office

    January 7, 2013 | 9:37 am

    American rabbinical students studying in Israel delivered more than 700 letters expressing concern about settlement expansion to the office of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

    The letters, from American rabbis, cantors, rabbinical students, and cantorial students, are in...

  • More than 400 Jewish clergy press Netanyahu on E1

    December 18, 2012 | 9:29 am

    More than 400 American Jewish clergy asked Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu not to go ahead with new construction in a corridor connecting eastern Jerusalem to the West Bank settlement of Ma'ale Adumim.

    "We fear that building settlements in E1 would be the final blow to...

  • Religious groups urge understanding following Sikh Temple shooting

    August 6, 2012 | 1:05 pm

    Religious groups are calling for tolerance after six people were killed in a shooting attack at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin.

    The Foundation for Ethnic Understanding, the Jewish Council for Public Affairs, the Jewish Theological Seminary, Rabbis for Human Rights-North America, the...

  • JNF should plant trees, not uproot families

    March 1, 2012 | 4:03 pm

    As a child, I proudly brought my spare change to Hebrew school to drop in the little blue boxes. With this money, my teachers told me, the Jewish National Fund would plant trees in Israel. I never imagined that these nickels and dimes would also help to evict Palestinians from their...