Author Daniel Sokatch

Daniel Sokatch

Daniel Sokatch is the Chief Executive Officer at the New Israel Fund. Read more about Daniel Sokatch...

For me, right now, the best antidote to despair are the thousands of Israelis who, even as the fighting rages, are working to push back against the forces of racism, incitement and intolerance.

This is not an easy time for tolerance and decency in Israel. We're trying to change that by identifying and supporting the activists who are making a difference.

There are many Israelis working toward a vision of an Israel in which every voice and every life is respected. They need our support now.

None of us know how extensive this military confrontation will be, but I do know that we stand ready to assist the most vulnerable Israelis, both Jewish and Arab, who are living under threat of rocket fire.

NIF CEO Daniel Sokatch writes in The Forward about the politics of exclusion, and what comes next.