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.
Tackling Gender Wage Gaps
The Israeli government has endorsed a plan that will help close gender wage gaps and ensure greater employment of women at senior levels of public service.
Court Orders Rabbi to Apologize to Lesbian
A Jerusalem rabbi has been forced to publicly apologize to and compensate a lesbian woman he outed following a successful court petition.
New Course Promotes Shared Society
In a newly launched course, 26 Jewish and Arab participants are learning how to create a shared society in Israel.
Two Young Ethiopian-Israelis Compensated Following Discrimination
Two young Ethiopian Israeli women confronted racism head on -- and won.
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.