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.
NIF Founds New Jewish-Arab Soccer Academy in Jerusalem
A new program is working to combat racism and foster comradery and understanding both on and off the field.
Reducing Gender Wage Gaps
Women in Israel earn an average of 32% less than their male counterparts. The Equal Pay Project is working to change that.
Bank of Israel Reflects Shatil Recommendations: Urges More Public Housing
The Bank of Israel is calling on the new government to address growing poverty rates and increase public housing in the country.
Ethiopian-Israelis Press Candidates for Reform
In the lead up to the Israeli elections, Ethiopian-Israeli leaders are making their voices heard.
STORIES & SUCCESSES
Exposure of Housing Minister Scandal
A corrupt deal transferring state property designated for public housing to politically-connected religious NGOs was frozen.
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.