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.
The convergence of major Jewish and Muslim holidays raised fears of violence around Israel. But thanks to good will and a lot of preparation, the day passed peacefully.
Joining Forces for Change
Meet Michael Weingarten, professor, family practitioner, and healthcare equality activist.
Compensation for Fired Pregnant Woman
An Israeli court ordered an NIS 45,000 compensation package to a woman fired for being pregnant.
Campaign to Prevent Religious Clashes
A new campaign hopes to prevent religious skirmishes this Saturday – an important holiday for both Jews and Muslims -- and to promote a message of joint living.
STORIES & SUCCESSES
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.
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.
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.