About Naomi Chazan – Naomi Chazan Fellowship - New Israel Fund Australia

About Naomi Chazan – Naomi Chazan Fellowship

Naomi Chazan

Born in Jerusalem during the British mandate era, Professor Naomi Chazan is synonymous with an Israel that defends human rights, promotes equality and seeks a peaceful resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Naomi’s commitment to building an Israel as envisioned by the Declaration of Independence has been seen in her varied roles as a former Deputy Speaker for the Knesset for Meretz, a senior Israeli academic, activist for women’s rights, and former President of the New Israel Fund.

The NIF Australia Fellowship is named in Naomi’s honour in recognition of her years of service and dedication to social justice, peace and tolerance.

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