Out Loud

  • Refusing to Give In

    10 July 2014

    At a time when it would be easy to give in to despair, our network is working harder than ever to defeat racism and incitement, and to build a shared and just society for all Israelis.

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  • The News Out of Israel

    09 July 2014

    None of us know how extensive this military confrontation will be, but I do know that we stand ready to assist the most vulnerable Israelis, both Jewish and Arab, who are living under threat of rocket fire.

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  • We mourn. We don't avenge.

    02 July 2014

    There are many Israelis working toward a vision of an Israel in which every voice and every life is respected. They need our support now.

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  • 'Revenge won't bring back our boys'

    03 July 2014

    ‘Revenge won’t bring back our boys’, read the banner above the rally called by Tag Meir, Light Tag, in Jerusalem yesterday. ‘This gathering brings me hope’, said one of the speakers. Thousands of people, mostly young, both secular and religious, had come together to mourn, and to express their commitment to peace and tolerance in spite of everything. It takes courage and conviction to say ‘No to racism’, when three young Israelis have just been murdered. Yet the message could not be more timely or important. Tag Meir has repeatedly organized counter-rallies in response to calls of hatred.

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  • Highlights from "Mobilizing for Progressive Change"

    12 June 2014

    Check out videos from Mobilizing for Progressive Change, an event NIF held in Boston last month. We honored our long-time board member, Franklin M. Fisher.  We were inspired by our New Generations Activists and were then treated to a hope-filled conversation featuring Peter Beinart, Rachel Liel, and Rabbi David Rosenn. 

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Israel's dilemma: Who can be an Israeli?

By Daniel Sokatch and David N. Myers

13 January 2014