COVID-19, the protests on Balfour Street, and NIF’s work:

In Israel right now, we are facing a rapid increase in COVID-19 cases, an economic crisis with about one million Israelis unemployed, and harsh crackdowns on nonviolent protestors.

Thousands of Israelis are calling for government action and protesting outside the Prime Minister’s residence on Balfour Street, Jerusalem.

So why are some Israeli hardliners, like Transportation Minister Miri Regev, falsely accusing NIF of paying protestors?

I’m glad you asked. Watch the video below to hear the answer.



What does it mean when Israeli protesters cross their arms?
Attorney Gabby Lasky breaks down this non-violent protest strategy seen especially in the recent wave of protests across Israel.


As the COVID-19 crisis continues to unfold, NIF grantees are protecting the most marginalised people in Israeli society, advocating for fair economic policies, and defending civil liberties.

NIF is the main engine of support for Israelis working on equality, democracy, and justice.
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