Celebrating Our Impact: Human Rights Day 2018

Today is international Human Rights Day, when we come together to celebrate the passage of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948.

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Today will be historic for women in Israel

Today is going to be a big day for women's rights and the struggle to end violence against women in Israel. It may well be a moment we never forget.

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"The Shrinking Democratic Space" with Gillian Triggs and Sharon Abraham-Weiss

On Sunday 25 November, NIF hosted a conversation on the "shrinking democratic space" with Gillian Triggs, former president of the Australian Human Rights Commission, and Sharon Abraham-Weiss, executive director of the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI).

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The Australian government delays a visa for Sharon Abraham-Weiss

This weekend, Sharon Abraham-Weiss from our flagship grantee the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI) arrives in Australia to discuss the concept of the ‘shrinking democratic space’.

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"Studying the changing face of Israeli society"

This week, Sara Sterling, one of this year's Naomi Chazan Fellow, had an op-ed published in the Australian Jewish News.

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NIF Australia Executive Director Discusses Nation-State Law on ABC's The World

Liam Getreu, NIF Australia's executive director, was interviewed on ABC News The World about the new Nation-State basic law and its implications for equality and democracy in Israel.

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The new ‘Nation-State Law’ is a challenge to Israel’s democracy

A few hours ago the Knesset passed the ‘Nation-State Law’, the latest ‘basic law’ which forms Israel’s de facto constitution.

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Meet Our 2018-19 Naomi Chazan Fellows

Our fourth cohort of Naomi Chazan fellows has just begun 10 amazing days in Israel. This year the five Australians will be joined by young activists from the UK, Canada and America, making it a truly international opportunity to learn about civil society in Israel, as well as other Jewish communities around the world.

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Backgrounder: The Jews-Only “Nation-State” Bill

The Netanyahu government is working at a fever pitch to try to pass the “Nation-State” Bill before the end of the Knesset’s summer session on July 22.

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Making It Happen: NIF's projects working to end the occupation

We're proud to share details about the grants we have made in the last six months to end the occupation. Thank you to everyone who has contributed to NIF allowing us to support these important projects.

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