2021 - New Israel Fund Australia

Organisation

Amount

Elifelet
Addressing the ongoing food insecurity crisis among refugees and people seeking asylum, Elifelet is distributing food and material aid to families and communities across Israel. Read more »
$10,000
Givat Haviva: Jewish-Arab Center for Peace
This emergency grant to Givat Haviva funded crisis accommodation to families in Ashkelon fleeing rockets during the May 2021 escalation of violence. Read more »
$10,250
Hand in Hand
A network of schools in Israel building shared society, demonstrating an important model of inclusion and partnership for Jewish and Palestinian citizens of Israel. Read more »
$692
Haqel: Jews and Arabs in Defense of Human Rights
This emergency grant to Haqel allows them to offer legal advice and case management support for 5,000 residents of the South Hebron Hills who have suffered from an uptick in settler violence in recent months. They provide an emergency hotline to provide immediate legal advice and are taking on strategic cases to liaise with the military and police to improve the lives of Palestinians in the West Bank. Read more »
$12,948
Hotline for Refugees and Migrants
Protects people seeking asylum, refugees, migrant workers and victims of human trafficking in Israel, ensuring they aren't deported or detained unfairly, and have access to basic government services. Read more »
$10,181
Israel Religious Action Centre (IRAC)
Defending religious freedom and pluralism, and ensuring equal treatment of all streams of Judaism. Read more »
$1,346
Mesila - Treatment for Families of Migrant Workers and Asylum Seekers (Tel Aviv Foundation)
In partnership with the Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality, Mesila is developing "The Fresh Place", a choice model food bank in South Tel Aviv which will provide the community a central and stable location to access nutritious foods and increase nutrition education and awareness. Read more »
$30,000
(This was matched by the Tel Aviv Foundation for a total grant of $54,000.)
Tebeka
Advancing the rights of Israel's Ethiopian communities through legal advocacy and training. Read more »
$10,000
Total:
$85,417