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.
Close to the Bomb Shelters
An organization in Ashkelon that works with FSU immigrants has been creating activities for kids in the bomb shelters and giving families a respite from the violence.
A new law, which ensures pension payouts to divorced women, is the latest victory for women's rights in Israel.
Haifa Against Racism
In a glimmer of hope during a time of deepening divisions, nearly 200 Arabs and Jews gathered for an emergency conference on shared living in Haifa.
"It's moving to see so many people wanting to help"
Amid the falling rockets and a call for reserve duty, activist Erez Nagawker is ensuring that Be'er Sheva residents don't go hungry.
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.