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Arik Ascherman

Arik Ascherman

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arik_Ascherman

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 AddedCategories
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


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