Jill Jacobs

Pro-Muslim Subway Ads Going Up Monday

Rabbis' group says campaign counters anti-jihad ads
10/04/2012 - 20:00
Staff Writer

Rabbis for Human Rights -- North America is taking out subway ads urging riders to "choose love" in what the Jewish group's director calls a response to the anti-jihad advertisements placed in subway stations by the American Freedom Defense Initiative, the group led by conservative blogger Pamela Geller.

On Alleged Torture of Jewish Duma Suspects, Israeli Left And Right Find Themselves Aligned

12/30/2015 - 11:49

The issue of torture in Israel has received unusual attention in recent weeks because of the identity of the alleged victims.

The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights, at a protest in New York organized by the right-wing Americans for a Safe Israel.T’ruah

Rabbi Jill Jacobs, Randi Weingarten Arrested At Garner Protest

12/07/2014 - 19:00

Several prominent rabbis and the president of a national teachers union were arrested while protesting police brutality.

Nurturing Rabbis To Pursue Activism

Rabbis for Human Rights launches summer social-justice fellowship for diverse group of seminarians.
07/23/2012 - 20:00
Staff Writer

Knocking on strangers’ doors is never easy. That’s especially true when the knocker, a young cantor, finds her Hebrew getting tangled up with her Spanish. Which in turn makes it harder to persuade public housing residents — already weary of theft in their hallways and police at their peepholes — to open up.

Elana Rosen-Brown, a Reform rabbinical student, is spending much of her summer knocking on doors in East Harlem,michael datikash
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