Arik Ascherman is an American-born Israeli Reform rabbi, and co-founder and Director of Special Projects for Rabbis for Human Rights, an Israeli organization for which he previously served as Executive Director. As a human rights and political activist, he has spearheaded protests to defend Palestinians against Israeli settler violence. He appears in the 2010 documentary Israel vs Israel. In 2009 he was co-recipient (with Alice Shalvi) of the Leibowitz Prize, presented by the Yesh Din human rights organization for public activism. In 2011 he was co-recipient (with Rabbi Ehud Bandel, a co-founder of Rabbis for Human Rights) of the Gandhi Peace Award," for their nonviolent methods of resolving human rights abuses in Israel and the Occupied Territories."
|Prayers, etc.||Date Added||Categories|
|2012-04-26 – ד׳ באייר ה׳תשע״ב||Tisha b'Av, Government, Yom Ha'atsmaut|
|2010-12-25 – י״ח בטבת ה׳תשע״א||Conflict, Thanksgiving Day|