Sharing Some Sad News

Last week, our vice-president, Steven Glass, a driving force behind NIF Australia’s establishment and success, suddenly passed away.

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Watch: 2019 Israeli Election Preview – Episode 3

With just two months until Israel's elections we bring you another update. In this edition we cover the release of Benjamin Netanyahu's ads featuring President Donald Trump, as well as Benny Gantz's campaign launch speech and ad. We also share an update on the polls (spoiler: Benny Gantz rises, Labor falls, Likud stays the same).

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Watch: 2019 Israeli Election Preview – Episode 2

In the second episode of our Israeli election preview, we have an update on some of the discussions happening between party leaders, as well as polling on who Israelis prefer as their prime minister. We also give a quick overview of Israel's electoral system and the parties representing Israel's 20% Palestinian minority.

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Watch: 2019 Israeli Election Preview – Episode 1

Prime Minister Netanyahu has called Israeli elections for 9 April and we're here to give you the the details on everything that's happening in the lead up.

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Remembering Amos Oz

"Everything that enhances tolerance, civil rights, the recognition of rights of minorities, has a direct implication on the efforts for peace, because the opposite of progress, open-mindedness, and pluralism is, always and everywhere, fanaticism, fundamentalism, and extremism." – Amos Oz

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Press Release: The Australian Government’s Jerusalem Announcement

In response to Prime Minister Morrison’s announcement yesterday about the Australian government’s policy towards Jerusalem and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, New Israel Fund Australia executive director Liam Getreu released the following statement.

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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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