Part of NIF’s mission is to create a safe space for dialogue and engagement between all sections of Israeli society: religious and secular, Orthodox and Reform, Ashkenazi and Mizrachi, Jews and Arabs. We value all those that make up Israeli society and work to empower them to control their own lives, while peacefully co-existing with their neighbours.
A New Discourse in Israel’s Russian-Speaking Community
Russian-language news website ReLevant, founded by Shatil, continues to do fantastic work, promoting democratic values and empowering marginalized voices as it enters its third year.
Trending in Israel: Ramadan Tours for Jewish-Israelis
A flagship project of longstanding NIF grantee Sikkuy brings Jewish Israelis to experience the sights, sounds and tastes of Ramadan.
President Rivlin Calls for a “Shared Israeli Identity”
Last week, at a conference jointly organized by Givat Haviva, President Rivlin spoke movingly about the need for Jews and Arabs and other groups inside Israel to come together.
Countering Racism on Jerusalem Day
Dovetailing with the Jerusalem Day parade this year, local Jerusalem residents, with help from NIF and Tag Meir, organized a “Flower parade,” as a gesture of peace.