June 2, 2021
North American Rabbis Praise Ousting of Netanyahu Government, Will Continue Pursuit of Human Rights for All
While we recognize that the broad ideological diversity of the coalition will make it impossible for this new Israeli government to make peace with the Palestinians, end the occupation of the Palestinian territories, or bring about major social change within Israel, it is a necessary step forward for Israel.
May 24, 2021
We condemn the recent attacks on Jews and on Jewish institutions, including physical assaults on Jewish diners in Los Angeles, on Jews in Brooklyn, in the Diamond District in New York, and on a Jewish driver in London; the vandalization of synagogues in Illinois, Utah, Arizona, and elsewhere; and harassment of Jews on social media even for posting about Jewish rituals or craft projects.
May 14, 2021
A letter from Rabbi Jill Jacobs.
May 11, 2021
There is no justification for attacks on civilians. Our prayers are with everyone in Jerusalem, Sderot, Ashkelon, and elsewhere in Israel facing the threat of Hamas rocket fire, as well as with Palestinians in Gaza who are under fire from retaliatory strikes by the IDF.
May 10, 2021
Rabbis Praise Delay of Eviction Proceedings in Sheikh Jarrah, Condemn Violence by Police and Extremists
We welcome the decision by Israel’s High Court to delay deliberations on the eviction of longtime Palestinian residents from Sheikh Jarrah for approximately 30 days.
T'ruah in the News
August 21, 2021
By The Jerusalem Post Staff of The Jerusalem Post
July 26, 2021
By Ben Samuels of Haaretz
July 20, 2021
By Ruth Messinger of The Gotham Gazette
June 29, 2021
By Helen Chernikoff of eJewish Philanthropy
June 26, 2021
By Simon Ostrovsky and Rabbi Jill Jacobs of PBS
May 30, 2021
By Ali Velshi of MSNBC