Advancing Equality for All Israelis
Israel's Declaration of Independence establishes a state that ensures "complete equality of social and political rights to all its inhabitants irrespective of religion, race or sex." NIF works to transform that ideal into reality.
NIF Supporters From Across the Globe Spoke Out and Took a Stand for Democracy
Supporters worldwide signed a statement – published as a full page ad in Haaretz - demonstrating the depth of support for an Israel that lives up to values of liberal democracy.
Democracy without Dialogue?
A number of right wing politicians cancelled their participation this week in the Haaretz Conference on Democracy ostensibly because of NIF's participation. See the ad that Haaretz ran in response.
Tag Meir Visits Druze Soldier Beaten for Speaking Arabic
Tag Meir made a solidarity visit to the home of Tommy Hasson, a Druze student and ex-soldier who was the victim of a hate crime in Jerusalem.
Refugees Without Refuge: Working to Make #HolotVoices Heard
Asylum seekers held in the Holot detention facility will finally have heat in the cold weather following legal action by the NIF network.
STORIES & SUCCESSES
High Court Orders Closure of Detention Camps for African Refugees
In a major victory for human rights, Israel's Supreme Court has ruled that refugees can no longer be held indefinitely in detention camps. Read More...
New Regulations Allow Compensation for "Price Tag" Damage
New legislation ensures compensation for Palestinian Israeli victims of hate crimes.
Breakthrough for Movement for Freedom of Information
In a victory for democracy, government dealings with private groups will now be made public. Read More...