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Israel, Gaza, the current crisis and what it means for peace, security & Israeli society

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Please join us for this lunchtime discussion on the current situation in the Middle-East with special guest, Talia Sasson. 


Bridging the Divides

By Rachel Liel, Executive Director in Israel 

On Sunday, I went down to Soroka hospital in Be’er Sheva and met with families of Bedouin Israelis whose children have been injured by rocket attacks. I saw children coping with injuries they could not comprehend. I saw young parents comforting their kids.


We mourn. We don't avenge

I know you are worried about what's going on in Israel. I am too.

On Tuesday, Israel buried three teenagers who were kidnapped and murdered. It was a devastating act perpetuated by extremists determined to shed innocent blood and to provoke further conflict. 

Daniel Sokatch, CEO
New Israel Fund

'Revenge won't bring back our boys'

‘Revenge won’t bring back our boys’, read the banner above the rally called by Tag Meir, Light Tag, in Jerusalem yesterday. ‘This gathering brings me hope’

Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg (senior rabbi of Masorti UK)



NIF Pesach 2014- Refugees in Israel

New Israel Fund recommended supplements for Pesach 2014. Out of Africa: Refugees in Israel 



Vote for Change Winner Announced

Vote for Change: Congratulations to the African Refugee Development Centre


NIF Thanks Pears Foundation

NIF is delighted to have received a new substantial two-year grant from the Pears Foundation. NIF greatly appreciates our long standing partnership with the Pears Foundation based on common values and a desire to build strong connections between the UK Jewish community and Israel.


NIF's Commitment to Being at The Forefront of Civil and Social Justice in Israel

I came away from journalist Ari Shavit’s talk last week hearing his challenge to both Israelis and Diaspora Jews, to ensure that Israel remains a Jewish and Democratic state. As part of NIF's commitment to being at the forefront of civil and social justice in Israel we have recently concluded a year of strategic thinking in regard to the next stage of our journey.


Third Vote for Change Competition Launched!

 We are thrilled to announce the launch of our third Vote for Change competition! Get involved and vote for your preferred charity to win £1000. The finalists for the 2014 #v4change competition are: African Refugee Development Centre, Atzum, BINA and Yedid. 

This Vote for Change Competition is now closed.


Press Release from the Refugee Community in Israel

05 January 2014

Press Release

We, the refugees in Israel, are on strike for 3 days in response to Israel’s implementation of new legislation and the indefinite detention of refugees. We call on the international community to urge the Israeli government to stop this new policy, assess our asylum claims fairly, and start respecting our human rights as refugees.

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