Monthly Archives: December 2015

PM Netanyahu’s about face on women’s prayer at the Kotel.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly come to an agreement with the haredi political parties not to allow the Women of the Wall prayer rights group to read from a Torah in the women’s section of the Western Wall. […]

2017-08-10T15:28:34+00:00 December 29th, 2015|Past News|

IRAC’s continuing fight against incitement

Days after an incitement campaign was launched against Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin, the right-wing organization Im Tirzu released a video accusing four Israeli human rights activists of being traitors. Their headshots were shown clipped to dossiers that labeled them foreign “moles.”  For what?  For documenting human rights abuses in the occupied territories, and for opposing torture and abuses of power committed by Israel’s security forces. […]

2017-08-11T10:25:45+00:00 December 21st, 2015|Past News|

IRAC continues to help after 30 Years of Aliyah from Ethiopia

I am a tough cookie by nature. I don’t tear up easily. But one of the things that chokes me up every time is seeing olim from Ethiopia getting their new ID cards after a hard-fought legal battle for Israeli citizenship. […]

2017-08-10T15:29:56+00:00 December 7th, 2015|Past News|