• February 24, 2017

    Israel, Reverse Your Decision to Deny Visa for Human Rights Watch Researcher

    T’ruah calls on Israel to reverse its decision to deny a work visa to a Human Rights Watch researcher. A respected human rights organization that operates in 90 countries, Human Rights Watch performs the necessary function of monitoring government activities that violate human rights. Human Rights Watch has previously shown its commitment to rising above politics by criticizing the human rights record of both Israel and of the Palestinian leadership, including Hamas.

  • February 24, 2017

    Israeli Government’s Attack on the Human Rights of Bedouin Citizens Erode the Chance for Peace

      T’ruah condemns the ongoing demolition of Bedouin villages across the West Bank and in the Negev, including the destruction of homes, mosques, and schools. The most recent violation of Bedouin-Israeli rights occurred today in the village of Khan al-Ahmar, northeast of Jerusalem. Khan al-Ahmar is home to more than 100 people, more than half of…
  • January 25, 2017

    Rabbinic Statement on Trump’s Un-American Ban on Refugees

    T’ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights condemns in the strongest terms this week’s expected Executive Orders, which effectively close our borders to Muslims, and flagrantly violate America’s longstanding, values-driven commitment to serving as a safe haven for refugees. We likewise oppose any attempts to impose a “values test” on prospective immigrants as a backdoor method of screening on the basis of religion.

  • January 18, 2017

    Statement on Violence in Umm al-Hiran, an Avoidable Tragedy

    While we still await a full investigation and clarification of what transpired today, we are nonetheless saddened by the preventable loss of life today in the Bedouin village of Umm al-Hiran. The demolition of “unrecognized” Bedouin villages in the Negev and forced displacement of tens of thousands of Israeli Bedouin from their land is a situation…
  • January 4, 2017

    An Open Letter to Nelson Peltz from T’ruah

    Mr. Nelson Peltz Chief Executive Officer Trian Partners 280 Park Avenue New York, NY 10017   Dear Mr. Peltz, I write you today with a simple question: As the chairman of the board of Wendy’s, are you willing to lead the company to take a stand for human rights, at a moment when it seems poised…

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