What’s Happening at the Kotel?

What’s Happening at the Kotel?

Last week the Israeli government reneged on its pledge to implement an agreement to open a mixed-gender prayer space at the Western Wall. The agreement for a pluralist Kotel has a long history. After three years of negotiations, then Prime Minister Benjamin...
Fighting the Monopoly on Jewish Conversion

Fighting the Monopoly on Jewish Conversion

The NIF global community views the new Conversion Law promoted by Israel’s Minister of Religious Affairs Matan Kahana as a very small step in the right direction, but recognizes that it leaves out many important elements, including the right of all citizens to a civil...
Fighting Gender Segregation

Fighting Gender Segregation

The World Economic Forum’s 2021 Global Gender Gap Report ranks Israel 60th out of 156 countries, suggesting that gender disparities in Israel are significant. The report notes that, around the world, the time needed to close gender gaps has increased by more than 30%...