The Rabbinic Moral Voice We Need Right Now

Our network of rabbis and cantors is 1,800 strong. Human rights need your voice.

Cry aloud; do not be silent. Lift up your voice like a shofar. — Isaiah 58:1

Our Statements

  • September 29, 2017

    Israel and U.S. Must Stop Supporting Ethnic Cleansing of Burma’s Rohingya

    As U.S. rabbis and cantors, we join in the recent call issued by 55 Israeli rabbis and community leaders urging the Israeli government to stop…
  • September 25, 2017

    Statement on Third Iteration of Same Muslim Ban

    T’ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights condemns in the strongest terms the new iteration of a discriminatory executive order, which continues to effectively close our borders to Muslims, and flagrantly violates America’s longstanding, values-driven commitment to serving as a safe haven for refugees and immigrants. Masked as an effort to ensure national security, this third executive order is more of the same Islamophobia that targets Muslims by reinstating the discredited vetting procedures, established after September 11, 2001, aimed at men from Muslim-majority countries. The intent of the new ban is the same as the previous bans—to keep out people from Muslim-majority countries, even from Syria and Yemen from which millions of refugees are simply seeking safe haven for their families.

  • September 6, 2017

    Statement on Bogus “Bedouin” Fashion Show at NY Fashion Week

    The OR Movement should donate the proceeds from the auction of dresses made from Bedouin embroidery to the Laqiyia Women’s Association as compensation for misleading the women into making dresses for a cause they do not believe in. We also call on the OR Movement and JNF to end their participation in development projects that come at the expense of Bedouin citizens of Israel, like the “Hiran” project.