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Two new staff join NIFC team

Two new staff join NIFC team

We're excited to share that we've added two new members to NIFC's staff team: Laurence Barchichat and Micah Zionce. Laurence and Micah started in January 2021, joining Ben Murane (Executive Director) and Hannah Cohen (Director of Operations and Programs). Laurence is...

Sowing Seeds of Hope

Sowing Seeds of Hope

           In a moving, inter-faith ceremony earlier this week, 150 Israeli activists from NIFC project partner Tag Meir – United Against Racism, and grantee from the larger NIF community Rabbis for Human Rights, traveled to the West Bank village...

Episode 1 – 2021 Israeli Election Preview

Episode 1 – 2021 Israeli Election Preview

Israelis are heading for a fourth election in just two years. Want to know who's running and who's in with a chance? Watch NIF Australia's quick primer – and keep an eye out for future episodes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XII-dvaQQ2c&feature=youtu.be *NIFC is...

Putting Palestinian-Israeli Housing Rights on the Agenda

Putting Palestinian-Israeli Housing Rights on the Agenda

With high reproduction rates, Israel’s population grows by 2% each year, and is set to double by 2065, a rate of growth which outpaces other members of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The National Economic Council, the Israel Forum...

Securing Vaccinations in Israeli Prisons

Securing Vaccinations in Israeli Prisons

The Israel Prison Service (IPS) has begun vaccinating prisoners despite Internal Security Minister Eli Ohana’s declaration that prisoners would be the last to be vaccinated. Ohana was forced to back down after human rights groups led a successful campaign for the...

This is what we achieved this year together. Thank you!

This is what we achieved this year together. Thank you!

As 2020 comes to an end, a year of deep crisis across the world, we reflect on how it affects us all in profound ways. We know that this is a tough time for everyone. COVID has slowed down the rhythm of lives everywhere, but it has also exacerbated existing problems....

Our Approach to Women’s Rights and Gender Equality

Our Approach to Women’s Rights and Gender Equality

By Linda Hershkovitz, NIFC President I’m always excited about opportunities to discuss a subject that’s very dear to my heart – NIFC’s role in the struggle for women’s rights in Israel and the occupied territories. For over 25 years, I have worked with governments,...

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