The Moral Voice We Need Right Now

Human rights need your voice.

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

Our Statements

  • February 20, 2019

    Inclusion of Kahanist Party Endangers Israel

    In light of Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s announcement that he welcomes bringing a far-right Kahanist party into his governing coalition, T’ruah calls on the Internal Revenue Service to take immediate action to investigate our complaint regarding U.S. tax-exempt funding that supports Israeli organizations carrying out the legacy of terrorist Meir Kahane.

    Otzma Yehudit (Jewish power), the party that may soon sit in the Knesset, is the reincarnation of Kahane’s party, Kach, which was outlawed in Israel and deemed a terrorist group. Many of the leaders of Otzma Yehudit also lead the Kahanist groups named in T’ruah’s complaint.

  • February 15, 2019

    Trump’s Fake Emergency Threatens Our Democracy

    T’ruah is outraged that President Trump is advancing his racist, anti-immigrant agenda by concocting a phony “invasion” as grounds for declaring a fake national emergency…
  • January 29, 2019

    Senate Bill Penalizing Israeli Boycotts is Divisive and Counterproductive

    In the 1927 free-speech case, Whitney v. California, Justice Louis Brandeis (who was also a Zionist leader) wrote, “the path of safety lies in the opportunity to discuss freely supposed grievances and proposed remedies, and that the fitting remedy for evil counsels is good ones. Believing in the power of reason as applied through public discussion, [the United States’ founders] eschewed silence.. coerced by law — the argument of force in its worst form. Recognizing the occasional tyrannies of governing majorities, they amended the Constitution so that free speech and assembly should be guaranteed.”