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We’re hiring: Development and Operations Associate

We’re hiring: Development and Operations Associate

Come work with us! NIFC is currently hiring for the position of Development and Operations Associate. Posted: November 29, 2022 The New Israel Fund of Canada advances and defends democracy and equality in Israel. Since 1986, NIFC has helped contributed over $300...

Preventing the Disconnection of Electricity

Preventing the Disconnection of Electricity

The Israel Electric Authority amended its criteria for cutting off electricity to households following a Supreme Court ruling last January that electricity is a constitutional right that is inseparable from dignity, life, and health. The new criteria will protect an...

Raising Awareness of Supreme Court’s Judicial Review Powers

Raising Awareness of Supreme Court’s Judicial Review Powers

With the formation of a new right-wing government, the possibility of limiting the Israeli Supreme Court’s powers to overrule unconstitutional Knesset laws is again on the agenda. At present, Israel’s Supreme Court is empowered to disqualify laws that contradict the...

Recalibrating After the Election

Recalibrating After the Election

Photo: Courtesy of Shatil Staff “I feel like I need to learn an entirely new job, and it is difficult to move forward…the bottom line is I need another Shatil training ASAP.” In the wake of last week’s elections, Dr. Shani Bar Tuvia is one of many members of civil...

Building a Movement for this Moment

Building a Movement for this Moment

By Daniel Sokatch, International CEO of the New Israel Fund With elections in both Israel and the United States in the rearview mirror, the road ahead is beginning to become clear. While those who support an inclusive, just, and democratic future for the U.S. had a...

Shatil Spotlight: Shula Keshet

Shatil Spotlight: Shula Keshet

Photo: Alex Farfuri, courtesy of Shatil This year, Shatil commemorates its 40th anniversary through the exhibition 40×40 Changing Reality which pays tribute to four decades of key changemakers in Israeli society, such as Shula Keshet. To Shula Keshet, a South Tel...

What’s at Stake for Democracy in Tomorrow’s Israeli Election

What’s at Stake for Democracy in Tomorrow’s Israeli Election

By Daniel Sokatch, CEO of New Israel Fund This past Monday, the New Israel Fund, together with Israel’s leading daily newspaper Haaretz, hosted its annual Conference for Democracy. It’s always a special event, bringing together Israel’s best leaders and thinkers. But...

Deplatforming Disinformation Accounts on Twitter

Deplatforming Disinformation Accounts on Twitter

Twitter has removed 40 fake accounts set up to influence Israel’s upcoming elections after they were exposed by NIF partner FakeReporter, which reports online activity by extremist groups. FakeReporter said that the accounts were clearly intended to influence debate...

Revealing Israel Police’s Violent Protest Dispersal Tactics

Revealing Israel Police’s Violent Protest Dispersal Tactics

Until recently, Israel Police was able to break up demonstrations without any oversight of the methods used, because procedures for dispersing protest have remained confidential. But following a petition by NIFC flagship project partner the Association for Civil...

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