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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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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