Civil & Human Rights
Israel’s Declaration of Independence says: “Israel will ensure complete equality of social and political rights to all its inhabitants irrespective of religion, race or gender; it will guarantee freedom of religion, conscience, language, education and culture.” NIF supports groups and projects working to fulfil this vision. From women’s and LGBT rights, to the relationship between synagogue and state, to protecting the rights of Jewish and non-Jewish minorities, NIF has founded, funded, trained or otherwise supported every significant human and civil rights organisation in Israel.
Demanding Police Accountability
After pressure from the Association for Civil Rights in Israel, the Israeli Police commit to greater transparency.
Israel’s Supreme Court Strikes Down Illegal Settlement Regularisation Law
Thanks to a petition by NIF grantees Adalah and ACRI, Israel’s Supreme Court has overturned a law allowing for the retroactive legalisation of West Bank settlements.
Providing Healthcare in the West Bank
Physicians for Human Rights Israel’s Mobile Clinic is providing vital treatment in the West Bank amid COVID-19 curfews.
Jewish Extremist Convicted of Murder
The man was responsible for a deadly attack in the West Bank village of Duma in 2015 that killed a Palestinian family.