Shared Society & Combatting Racism
Fostering More Than Just Coexistence
NIFC works to advance a society in Israel that is truly shared among its citizens, and to combatting racism and discrimination against minorities all kinds, including non-citizens residing in Israel.
The deepest rift in Israeli society is between Jewish and Palestinian citizens (sometimes called Israeli Arabs). In addition, there are troubling disconnects and enmities between Jewish sectors of the public.
Our strategy focuses on creating shared spaces for Jews and Arabs at the national and local levels, including in the media, and on delegitimizing expressions of racism in the general population and by public figures.
Examples of recently-funded projects include Tag Meir’s solidarity visits to victims of price tag attacks and terrorism.
Now and the Day After Education
Tag Meir is a coalition comprised of 48 organizations from across the religious-secular spectrum that works to combat “price tag” attacks and hate crimes. Our 2022 project will provide urgent support visits to victims of hate crimes, as well as events that demonstrate solidarity between all types of Israelis.
The morning of October 7 was marred by tragedy and horror as Hamas launched its attack against Israel. By the evening of that same day, 220 Shatil-guided activists convened on Zoom. They have been working together daily ever since. Shatil – the civil society...
Immediately after learning about Hamas’s terror attack on October 7th, Shir Nosatzki, co-founder and director of Have You Seen The Horizon Lately and Hanan Alsana, a lawyer with Itach-Maaki, knew they would have to act. They understood quickly that there would be...
Photo credit: Gili Getz By Libby Lenkinski, NIF US VP of Public Engagement November 17, 2023 Let me tell you about the week I had. From the moment our friends, the co-directors of Standing Together (עומדים ביחד – نقف معًا) Sally Abed and Alon-Lee Green, landed here in...
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