Press Releases

Read NIF's latest press releases and statements. For press inquiries, please contact Sharon Rose Goldtzvik at: +1.202.500.6362 phone (USA/WhatsApp) or [email protected].

  • Supreme Court Upholds Petition to Dismantle Section of the Fence

    25 September 2005

    Last week a nine judge panel of Israel ‘s Supreme Court ordered the state to dismantle 13 kilometers of the Security Fence already built near the Jewish West Bank settlement of Alfei Menashe, 20 miles northeast of Tel Aviv. This section of the Fence immediately south of the West Bank city of Qalqilya has created an enclave cutting five Palestinian villages off from the rest of the West Bank .  It is the first time that the Court has ruled that existing segments of the Fence must be dismantled.

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  • Israelis of All Opinions Gather for “These Things I Weep”

    15 August 2005

    A National Religious rabbi wept for “the ways of baseless hatred.” A rap singer, for “the divided city.” A Gush Katif settler, “for the bones of my daughter.” An Israeli Arab, for the victims of the terror attack in Shfaram. An ultra-Orthodox philanthropist, for the needy and the poor.

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  • Statement from New Israel Fund Re: Lieberman Attack on Arab MKs

    5 May 2005

    Washington , DC .  The New Israel Fund, which is committed to promoting human rights in Israel, today issued the following statement regarding Israeli MK Avigdor Lieberman’s call for “trial” and “execution” of Arab MKs.

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