WATCH: Israeli Civil Society in the Time of COVID-19

23 March 2020

In the early days of the COVID-19 outbreak, Israeli activists were moving quickly to ensure that the government’s responses to the pandemic would keep people safe, address the needs of all people, and uphold democratic norms. This meant fighting for equal access to government services, the right to privacy, and Israel’s democratic institutions.


Mickey Gitzin, Director of NIF in Israel

Hassan Jabareen, founder and Director of Adalah: The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel

Sharon Abraham-Weiss, Director of the Association for Civil Rights in Israel.

Libby Lenkinski, NIF’s VP for Public Engagement

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