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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Understanding the recent hate crimes in Israel

The news out of Israel is getting worse. The stabbings of six marchers in Friday’s Jerusalem Pride Parade was followed by the news that a Palestinian baby was burned to death in the West Bank -- a victim of an act of arson, apparently carried out by Jewish zealots.

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Meet our 2015 Naomi Chazan Fellows - and follow their trip to Israel

Earlier this year, we launched the Naomi Chazan Fellowship, a ten month leadership development program specifically tailored for young Jewish adults to build on their knowledge of Israel, and work to create a more holistic and pluralist communal discourse around Israel.

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“They say that we are anti-Zionist. It’s a mistake, we want what’s best for Israel”

In a charged conversation with NRG, the International Director of the New Israel Fund, Daniel Sokatch, rebuffs the criticism against his organization: “They say that we are anti-Zionist.  It’s a mistake, we want what’s best for Israel.”  In his opinion, part of what’s best is to show the world its ethical problems.

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