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Opportunities, Challenges, and Israel’s Citizenship Law

Opportunities, Challenges, and Israel’s Citizenship Law

By Daniel Sokatch, CEO of the New Israel Fund It’s been 24 days since the 36th government of Israel was sworn in; 24 days full of the stuff that makes this political moment unique. On the one hand, a re-routed settler flag march in Jerusalem, on the other LGBTQ pride...

Recording: Sheikh Jarrah 101-What Happened and What’s Next

Recording: Sheikh Jarrah 101-What Happened and What’s Next

On June 20, 2021, the NIFC New Generations Leadership Council hosted experts Nivine Sandouka, Aviv Tatarsky, and Amy Cohen to teach us "Sheikh Jarrah 101". The event was moderated by Leadership Council member Rachel Landau. How did a “real estate dispute” tip-off...

Standing in Solidarity with Sheikh Jarrah

Standing in Solidarity with Sheikh Jarrah

Dozens of Israelis marched through the streets of Jerusalem last Friday to the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in solidarity with the Palestinian residents who face eviction from their homes. The march was organized by Omdim Beyachad (Standing Together), Israel’s...

Supporting LGBTQ in the Ultra-Orthodox Community

Supporting LGBTQ in the Ultra-Orthodox Community

Over the past year, reports of homophobia in Israel surged as Israelis were locked down time and time again during COVID-19 lockdowns. Shatil intensified its work with religious LGBTQ organizations to help them work together and influence the discourse among the religious public. Shatil’s work to foster cooperation and coordination among these organizations is already paying off in tangible ways.

Marching for Pride

Marching for Pride

An estimated 7,500 people participated in the Jerusalem March for Pride and Tolerance earlier this month. The march has been organized annually over the past 20 years by Jerusalem Open House, the city’s LGBTQ community center, but was canceled last year due to the...

NIFC is hiring for a summer contract!

NIFC is hiring for a summer contract!

We're hiring for two exciting positions. Click below for job descriptions and how to apply: Development and Operations Associate (full-time, permanent) POSITION FILLED Education and Program Officer (full-time, 9-week contract)

What We’re Doing to Rebuild Shared Society

What We’re Doing to Rebuild Shared Society

By Ben Murane, Executive Director Renewed Urgency “Shared Society and Combatting Racism” is one of our most important overarching issue areas – and its importance has increased even more following the recent street violence between Jewish and Palestinian citizens...

Our Israeli Partners’ Responses to the Violence

Our Israeli Partners’ Responses to the Violence

For years, the global family of the New Israel Fund has been addressing the issues underlying the recent violence – inequality between Jewish and Arab citizens, settler evictions in East Jerusalem, provocations by Jewish extremists, and the ongoing occupation. Here’s...

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