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.
Inequality: Pressing for Action on Israeli Poverty
Ahead of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, efforts are underway to raise awareness and bring solutions to the growing problem of poverty in Israel.
Haifa Stories Festival Brings City’s Jews and Arabs Together
More than 1,000 Arabs and Jews showed they could live, work, play, celebrate each other’s cultures – and deal with difficult memories -- together at the Haifa Stories Festival.
Equal Pay Project Reaches More Women
The Equal Pay Project and partners held a major conference on tackling gender wage and achievement gaps in Israel.
Gearing Up for Knesset's Winter Session
Meet Idit Menashe, the new head of SHATIL’s Center for Policy Change and resident Knesset expert.
STORIES & SUCCESSES
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.
Public Housing: Three Steps Forward, One Step Back
Affordable housing activists took to the Knesset and scored three victories this week. But another setback illuminates the magnitude of the problem.