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Jordan condemns Prawer-Begin Plan

Middle East Monitor | July 2, 2013 Jordan’s House of Representatives has condemned the Israeli parliament’s approval of the Prawer-Begin Plan which allows for the confiscation of land and displacement of the indigenous population in the Negev Desert.   The Jordanian legislators believe that the plan approved by the Knesset is part of Israel’s Judaisation […]

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Press Release: Wave of Opposition to Praver/Begin Persists among Diaspora Jewry ~ by @rhreng

Rabbis for Human Rights ‏| 16.06.13 The Reform Movement in the US, representing over a million American Jews, has joined the 65 Rabbis of British communities and Jewish-American actor Theodor Bikel, sending a letter to the Prime Minister urging him not to further the Praver/Begin plan. A week ago the British Rabbis, representing all the […]

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Thousands of Arab Negev residents rally against Prawer Plan

Maan News Agency | June 13, 2013 BEERSHEBA, Israel (Ma’an) – Thousands of Palestinians holders of Israeli citizenship on Thursday demonstrated in Beersheba in southern Israel in protest against the Prawer Plan which will displace thousands of Bedouin families in the Negev desert. A Ma’an reporter said the demonstrators waved Palestinian flags as they marched […]

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Palestinians in the Negev decide to go on a mass hunger strike

[ PIC 04/06/2013 – 09:42 PM ] BEERSHEBA, (PIC)– The Negev Arabs High Steering Committee, in southern 1948- occupied Palestine, decided to go on a one-day mass hunger strike in the Negev on the 13th of June. The Steering Committee has also announced organizing a demonstration in front of the Israeli government offices in the […]

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Against Begin-Praver: All the Facts About Bedouin Settlement of the Negev ~ by @rhreng

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article   Bedouin Rights | Rabbis for Human Rights | May 30, 2013 We are pleased to present the facts based on research studies and a position paper of Prof. Oren Yiftahel, each of […]

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Who’s Really Taking Over the Negev? | Rabbis for Human Rights (@rhreng)

Bedouins protest against the Israeli government policy, Al-Arakib, Israel, 3/10/2009 | cc: flickr Rabbis for Human Rights | Yariv Mohar 07.02.13 The Bedouin are often portrayed as foreign invaders bent on seizing control of Israel’s Negev Desert, but Zionist history suggests a different narrative. A few days ago, the Israeli government approved an outline for […]

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Updates from Supreme Court Proceedings (Jan 31, 2013) Regarding the Palestinian Village of Susya ~ by @rhreng

Rabbis for Human Rights ‏| | Febr 4, 2013 The Supreme Court of Israel | cc: wikipedia Last Thursday we came to the Supreme Court to protect the future of Susya, from both demolitions and violence. Read the outcome of the legal discussion. Thanks to everyone who distributed the call for help (thousands of letters […]

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Why It’s Important to Participate in Planting Trees in the Occupied Territories ~ by Rabbi Yehiel Grenimann (@rhreng)

Rabbis for Human Rights |  Rabbi Yehiel Grenimann ‏| 08.01.13 Rabbi Yechiel Greinman returns from planting in Mureir and Sinjil with new insights into the contribution it makes to Israeli society. Also, we bring you a wonderful letter we received from Gila Avni, who joined us for the planting trip. By: Rabbi Yehiel Grenimann Last […]

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Action Alert ▶ The Bedouin Say: Don’t Move Us to a Trash Dump ~ by @Rabbis4HR

Ethnic Cleansing – Topic | Settlement Construction – Category – Pictures   According a 2012 Israeli civil Administration plan, some 20 Bedouin communities situated along the Jerusalem-Jericho road near the E-1 area are planned to be relocated to the waste disposal site in Abu Dis.  A Bedouin school girl in the Palestinian-Bedouin community of Khan […]

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Israeli Settler Right Bullies Rabbi Ascherman, Protesting at His Home

Rabbi Ascherman repairing demolished Palestinian home (Rabbis for Human Rights-Israel) « Tikun Olam-תקון עולם Jan 19, 2011 The Israeli settler far-right, as part of its campaign of vitriol and intimidation is stalking Rabbi Arik Ascherman, founder of Rabbis for Human Rights.  They will be demonstrating outside his home later today (Wednesday) against his alleged campaign […]

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