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Recent Social & Economic Justice Achievements

As the Knesset goes into summer recess we are celebrating several key legislative victories. These achievements are the result of the hard work and public pressure led by NIF and our grantees.

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Statement: Censored in Perth by the Maccabean

The “Maccabean”, the newspaper of the Perth’s Jewish community, is refusing to carry advertisements run by the New Israel Fund Australia.

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Background to Israel's Anti-NGO Law

The Knesset has passed legislation setting forth new requirements for non-governmental organisations (NGOs) that receive funding from foreign governments.

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Meet Our 2016-17 Naomi Chazan Fellows

Just a few days ago, the second cohort of our Naomi Chazan Fellowship began its journey in Israel.

Our latest group of four young people – Adam, Dana, Deb and Yuli – come from Sydney and Melbourne, all with a history in different Zionist youth movements. They’re committed to Israel, to the Jewish community in Australia, and we’re proud to have them as part of our Fellowship.

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Some great sessions at Limmud Oz Melbourne this weekend

Limmud Oz Melbourne is on again this weekend, and we thought we'd share with you just a few of the 150+ sessions that might be of particular interest to NIF supporters and donors.

The full schedule is online – and you can still buy tickets through Limmud's website, with discounts for concessions, school-age children, and multi-day passes.

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"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:

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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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