Tag Archives: Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI)

  • An Important Victory for Arab Land Rights

    20 June 2013

    In a precedent-setting ruling, the Haifa Magistrate Court approved a settlement against a real estate developer who discriminated against Arab buyers. Flagship NIF grantee the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI) played an important role in this case fighting discrimination in land allocation.

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  • Israel’s Affordable Housing Protest Catches Fire

    28 July 2011

    A huge wave of protests against the high cost of housing, begun with a single ‘tent city’ in Tel Aviv, has forced the Netanyahu government to offer immediate changes in government policy. The protests have dominated Israel’s media headlines over the past 10 days.

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  • Daniel Sokatch’s First Letter About the Attacks on NIF

    9 February 2010

    When a right-wing group with a destructive agenda and a lot of money taps into the Israeli public’s anger, the results are usually not pretty.

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  • Human Rights March & Pluralism Event Dramatize Progressive Voices in Israel

    14 December 2009

    Jerusalem, Israel.  With support from the New Israel Fund, thousands marched by daylight, and hundreds lit candles at dusk, in a spirited show of support for human rights and religious tolerance in Israel.  In a two-day span, the events demonstrated that many Israelis are recommitting themselves to the Jewish and universal values of freedom, dissent and sustaining democracy.

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