Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Israel
Introducing the 2015-2016 Eisendrath Legislative Assistants!
Posted on Wednesday September 09, 2015
It’s that time of year! The newest class of Eisendrath Legislative Assistants arrived at the RAC two weeks ago, and jumped right into the Washington, D.C. world of politics, advocacy and social justice. We are so looking forward to what they will do and accomplish for tikkun olam this year. Clockwise from the top left: Adam Waters grew […]
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The 2014-15 LAs Say Goodbye
Posted on Friday August 07, 2015
The legislative assistant offices at the RAC have a strange feel to them today—all of the zany pictures and decorations adorning our desks have been removed, the usual desktop clutter has vanished and there is a strong scent of cleaning solution flowing through the air. After 50 weeks at the RAC, it’s our last day, […]
For the Negev’s Bedouin Communities, Signs of Hope and Fear
Posted on Wednesday August 05, 2015
Human rights and Bedouin advocates are breathing a sigh of relief this week, now that the elementary school in the Bedouin village of Al-Sayyid has been connected to the power grid, four decades after it was built. The four other schools in the village will be hooked up to the power grid by the time […]
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In memory of Shira Banki
Posted on Monday August 03, 2015
The air stood still in Jerusalem’s Zion Square last night. More than a thousand teens and young adults gathered there to attend a memorial service organized by the Jerusalem Open House. They came to grieve the loss of Shira Banki, the 16-year old girl who died yesterday afternoon days after being stabbed by an ultra-Orthodox […]
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