U.S. Jews See the Bedouin Issues as a Test for Jewish Values - and Donations

The destruction of Negev Bedouin communities not only violates women's rights and Israel's Jewish and democratic values, but also the good faith in which we American Jews make our donations to the JNF and Israel.

In a recent Haaretz op-ed, Alon Tal, a board member of the Jewish National Fund, attacked Rabbis for Human Rights and, by extension, T’ruah: the Rabbinic Call for Human Rights (where I am executive director) and the other rabbinic and Jewish organizations working together to ensure that Bedouin Israelis can remain in their homes in the...