Tag Archives: Shatil

  • “It’s accessibility to life”

    17 October 2013

    Bosmat Nakash and her family immigrated to Israel from Iraq just before the Six Day War. Among the changes she experienced in her new country was a more tolerant attitude toward her disability.

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  • Approaching 100 Days of the (Third) Netanyahu Government

    1 July 2013
  • An End to Gender Segregation?

    23 May 2013

    May 8th became a day of celebration for proponents of equality in Israel after Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein instructed the government to immediately stop the exclusion and segregation of women in the public sphere.

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  • Pressing for a Socially Just Budget

    16 January 2013

    A new survey reveals that 87% of Israelis oppose cuts in the state’s health, welfare, and education budgets.

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  • Lies, Damn Lies, and the Im Tirtzu Report

    11 February 2010

    Recently the New Israel Fund became the latest target of what appears to be a coordinated effort to stifle dissent and shut down the human rights community in Israel. A complete, source-by-source analysis of the report demonstrates that it is a concoction of misrepresentations, sleight-of-hand with numbers, and outright lies.

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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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  • ‘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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