Tag Archives: Rachel Liel

  • The Path of Progress

    14 September 2017

    For those of us committed to progressive values — democracy, justice, inclusion — in Israel and around the world, the events of the past year have been incredibly troubling. It’s easy to feel nothing other than fear and despair as we move into the new year. But my work in support of NIF reminds me that, despite the challenges, we are making progress in the long term.

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  • New Israel Fund Names New Executive Director in Israel: Mickey Gitzin

    16 May 2017

    Today, NIF named Mickey Gitzin as its new executive director in Israel. Gitzin will replace Rachel Liel, who steps down after eight years as the executive director of NIF in Israel. Liel will stay on as a member of NIF’s board.

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  • NIF Calls on FIFA Not to Suspend Israel

    21 May 2015

    The effort to isolate Israel could undermine anti-racism efforts.

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  • Must We Pay This Price?

    22 April 2015

    NIF Israel Director Rachel Liel reflects upon Israel’s past and future during the back-to-back holidays of Memorial and Independence Day in Israel.

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  • NIF, President Rivlin, and the “Crisis on the Right”

    26 February 2015

    I’m just back from a rather incredible week in Israel. This year, our Jerusalem Board meeting took place against the backdrop of both an election campaign and an extraordinary show of support for Israel’s often-battered, much-challenged liberal democratic tradition.

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  • Rachel Liel Speaks at Democracy Conference

    26 February 2015

    NIF Israel Director Rachel Liel made a powerful speech at the Haaretz Democracy Conference. Watch it here.

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  • This is Maram’s Israel too

    21 August 2014

    On Sunday, I went down to Soroka hospital in Be’er Sheva and met with families of Bedouin Israelis whose children have been injured by rocket attacks. It was important for me to go, to support these families, to let them know that despite the tensions between Jews and Arabs in Israel today, that there are many of us committed to building a shared future.

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  • Recording: Briefing Call on Israel’s Civil Society at This Time of Crisis

    17 July 2014

    On Wednesday, July 16th Noam Sheizaf, Rachel Liel, and Avi Dabush briefed NIF supporters.

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  • Passover’s Deep Meaning

    10 April 2014

    As Passover approaches my wish for all of us is that we will learn the lesson of the Haggadah in its deepest meaning, not only in order to remember the past, but also in order to shape the future.

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  • ‘Influential Woman’ Rachel Liel Named Israel Executive Director for New Israel Fund

    13 August 2009

    NIF announced today that Rachel Liel has been selected to serve as the new Executive Director in Israel. Liel, named one of the 40 women making the most significant contributions to Israeli society by <em>Ha’aretz</em> in 2007, has directed Shatil, NIF’s action arm in Israel, since 1998.

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