Israel's anti-NGO law: interview on the 7.30 Report, and our new podcast with Talia Sasson and Naomi Chazan

Last week in Israel, the ‘NGO Transparency Law’ passed its first reading in the Knesset, another step in its passage into law by the Netanyahu government. The New Israel Fund – along with our partners and grantees – remains highly critical of this bill. 

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Celebrating Jewish-Arab Partnership

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This week NIF organised a major public event to celebrate the recent 40 emergency grants awarded to organisations promoting Jewish-Arab partnership and the notion that Israel should be a shared society in which all of its citizens feel an equal sense of belonging.

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New Israeli Textbook Causes Controversy

New NIF grantee Zazim – Community Action is supporting a protest by high school students against a controversial new civics textbook that skews Israeli history and narratives.

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Israel’s human rights community under attack

Earlier this week, Im Tirtzu, an extremist group in Israel, released an incendiary video targeting Israel’s human rights groups.

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Incitement against Israel's human rights community

Extremist Israeli organisation Im Tirtzu published a video overnight targeting four employees of Israel's human rights community. Here are some comments from Israeli and Diaspora organisations:

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Statement on Moshe Feiglin's Visit to Australia

Twelve Jewish and Zionist organisations in Australia from across the religious, political and social spectrum have come together to issue a statement regarding former Likud MK Moshe Feiglin’s visit to Australia this month.

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More Than 300 Hear Martin Indyk Speak

Last Monday night, more than 300 people attended a talk by Ambassador Martin Indyk for the New Israel Fund, addressing the topic, “The Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process – From Inside the Negotiating Room.”

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Change in the Leadership Team at the New Israel Fund

New Israel Fund (NIF) Australia today announced a new leadership team.

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Cancellation of Roger Cohen's events

Unfortunately, we have had to indefinitely postpone our scheduled speaking tour with New York Times columnist Roger Cohen’s scheduled trip to Australia due to an illness in his family. All of us at NIF send our best wishes to Roger and his family at this time.

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Latest Gender Segregation Report from the Israel Religious Action Center

The Israel Religious Action Center - IRAC - has released their latest report on gender segregation in Israel, "Exclusion, for God's Sake".

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