"Kick It Out" Awards Grants for Shared Society Initiatives

In a special ceremony during half-time at the State Cup Final in Jerusalem, Kick it Out – in collaboration with the Israel Football Association – awarded $25,000 in grants to grassroots Israeli initiatives using soccer to promote shared society, coexistence, and tolerance.

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NIF Australia Launches “The Other Haggadah”

A Unique Collection of Stories to Bring New Insights and Discussions to the Seder Table

Today the New Israel Fund Australia launched “The Other Haggadah”, a unique collection of stories to bring new insights and discussions to the Pesach seder table. It can be viewed at: www.TheOtherHaggadah.org.

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NIF Australia Announces Support for Marriage Equality

The New Israel Fund Australia Foundation writes to express support for marriage equality.

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Preserving the bond between Zionism and human rights

This op-ed, written by two of our Naomi Chazan Fellows, Chantal Tanner and Jeremy Etkind, appeared in the February 12th edition of the Australian Jewish News.

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Resources relating to Israel's NGO Bill

Resources and articles relating to the so-called "NGO Transparency Law":

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A Message From Amos Oz's Grandson

Amos Oz's grandson, Dean, posted this on Facebook yesterday. It's a letter to Im Tirtzu, an organisation which targeted his grandfather and other prominent artists and writers who support Israel's human rights community.

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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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