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.” The 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.
Not even a newspaper with ties to the prime minister can get away with knowingly publishing outright falsehoods about NIF.Read more Detained Asylum Seekers Learn To Use Photography As a Protest Tool
“I want to tell my story, who I am and how I got here, and then ask: Do you think I deserve these conditions?”Read more From the Palmach in 1948 to Machsom Watch in 2017
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Human rights organizations feared a policy of forced deportation to unnamed third countries.Read more