Empowering Social Change
NIF works to reduce social and economic gaps by empowering Israel’s most disadvantaged citizens, especially in the geographic and social periphery. Our network represents a broad spectrum of Israelis committed to social justice and to a better Israel.
Joining Forces for Change
Meet Michael Weingarten, professor, family practitioner, and healthcare equality activist.
Bridging the Healthcare Gaps
Three new initiatives are helping to span the divides in healthcare between Israel’s center and Northern periphery.
Campaign to Prevent Religious Clashes
A new campaign hopes to prevent religious skirmishes this Saturday – an important holiday for both Jews and Muslims -- and to promote a message of joint living.
Controversial National Park Plan in East Jerusalem Put on Hold
East Jerusalem residents have successfully stalled plans for a park that would prevent the future growth of two Arab neighborhoods.
STORIES & SUCCESSES
Exposure of Housing Minister Scandal
A corrupt deal transferring state property designated for public housing to politically-connected religious NGOs was frozen.
A Double Victory for Social and Environmental Justice
A decisive victory against suburban sprawl marks a huge success for periphery communities and environmental justice in Israel.
Another Victory in the Fight against the Exclusion of Women
A public radio station, which forbade women's voices on the air, was taken to task by two NIF grantees and the Jerusalem District Court.