Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), adopted by the UN on December 10, 1948, is one of the foundational documents of the human rights movement.

At T’ruah, we think of it as a modern prophetic text, a vision of the redeemed world where all people’s rights will be protected. Communities who celebrate Human Rights Shabbat have found creative ways to incorporated the Universal Declaration of Human Rights into services.

 

 

Check out these different ways to explore the text: