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.
Letter from Yeruham Mayor
Today NIF received the following letter from Yeruham Mayor Michael Bitton. While his city is living under threat of rocket attack, he has found that the citizens are coming together to pitch in and help each other get through this crisis. He credits the Volunteer Center that NIF helped establish in his city for this spirit of solidarity.
Voices of Peace, Voices of Sanity
Activities and actions are springing up throughout Israel urging peace and tolerance.
Tag Meir Coalition Responds to Hate
From condolences visits to a massive rally, Tag Meir has been a voice of humanity amid increasing violence and incitement.
Monitoring Incitement and Racism Online
A new project monitors racism and incitement on social media and other online forums.
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.