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.
Haifa Stories Festival Brings City’s Jews and Arabs Together
More than 1,000 Arabs and Jews showed they could live, work, play, celebrate each other’s cultures – and deal with difficult memories -- together at the Haifa Stories Festival.
Kicking Racism Out!
Kick it Out’s new video promoting equality, tolerance, and coexistence is rocking Israeli airwaves.
Gearing Up for Knesset's Winter Session
Meet Idit Menashe, the new head of SHATIL’s Center for Policy Change and resident Knesset expert.
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.
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.