Tag Archives: successes

  • 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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  • 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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  • Eritrean Asylum Seekers and Children Released from Detention

    9 May 2013

    In a precedent-setting ruling, an Israeli court decided that minors detained under the Anti-Infiltration Law should be released from jail, even if they are accompanied by their parents. Following this ruling, the Interior Ministry agreed to free all Eritrean mothers and children jailed under the law.

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  • Women of the Wall Legal Victory

    25 April 2013

    A precedent-setting ruling, decided in reaction to the continual arrests and harassment of NIF grantee Women of the Wall, held that the Orthodox authorities do not have a monopoly on determining how Jews pray at the Kotel. The decision is a major victory in the ongoing struggle for women’s rights at Judaism’s holiest site.

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