Advancing Equality for All Israelis
Israel's Declaration of Independence establishes a state that ensures "complete equality of social and political rights to all its inhabitants irrespective of religion, race or sex." NIF works to transform that ideal into reality.
Making Government Accountable
Activist and lawyer Alona Vinograd is making transparency an Israeli norm.
Increased Transparency for Knesset Hearings
A request from NIF grantee the Social Guard will, for the first time, obligate roll calls for Knesset committees.
Kiryat Tivon Teacher Keeps His Job
A classroom discussion stirred a nationwide controversy over whether critical thinking belongs in civics classes.
Who Are You Calling a Refugee?
Tel Aviv restaurant, coffee shop, and bar owners joined together with African refugees for a day of celebration and bridge-building.
STORIES & SUCCESSES
High Court Orders Closure of Detention Camps for African Refugees
In a major victory for human rights, Israel's Supreme Court has ruled that refugees can no longer be held indefinitely in detention camps. Read More...
New Regulations Allow Compensation for "Price Tag" Damage
New legislation ensures compensation for Palestinian Israeli victims of hate crimes.
Breakthrough for Movement for Freedom of Information
In a victory for democracy, government dealings with private groups will now be made public. Read More...