Empowering Social Change
NIF works to reduce social and economic gaps by empowering Israel’s most disadvantaged citizens, especially in the geographic and social periphery. Our network represents a broad spectrum of Israelis committed to social justice and to a better Israel.
Controversial National Park Plan in East Jerusalem Put on Hold
East Jerusalem residents have successfully stalled plans for a park that would prevent the future growth of two Arab neighborhoods.
Getting to Work in the Galilee
A conference on shared society empowered ordinary Israelis advocating for a more tolerant, democratic, and equal Galilee.
Another Victory in the Fight against the Exclusion of Women
A public radio station, which forbade women's voices on the air, was taken to task by two NIF grantees and the Jerusalem District Court.
A Double Victory for Social and Environmental Justice
A decisive victory against suburban sprawl marks a huge success for periphery communities and environmental justice in Israel.
STORIES & SUCCESSES
A new law, which ensures pension payouts to divorced women, is the latest victory for women's rights in Israel.
Public Housing: Three Steps Forward, One Step Back
Affordable housing activists took to the Knesset and scored three victories this week. But another setback illuminates the magnitude of the problem.
Equal Pay for Equal Work
A new amendment to Israel's Equal Pay Law makes it easier for women to fight gender-based wage discrimination.