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.
Beitar Coach Warned over Racist Comments
Despicable racist comments put the coach of the Beitar Jerusalem soccer team under pressure.
Jerusalem’s Gazelle Valley Park Opens after 20-Year Battle
Local residents and activists won a decades long battle to open a nature preserve in the heart of Jerusalem.
Justice (Tzedek) Not Charity (Tzedakah)
The Forum Against Poverty is demanding that the new government address Israel’s endemic poverty rates.
Meet Hadas Ofek: Rehabilitating the North
Fiercely determined and a brilliant activist, Hadas Ofek is taking on healthcare inequity in the Galilee.
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.