To fulfil the vision of its founders, Israel must always be a country for all its citizens, including all its Jews, whatever their beliefs, background and practices. NIF works to promote religious freedom in Israel, to foster a more tolerant society that embraces the rich diversity of Jewish identity, and that creates a sphere of non-religious, civil law for all Israeli citizens.
Two major affronts to religious freedom occurred in Israel on the same day last month.Read more Reducing Religious Indoctrination in Israel’s Schools
The Secular Forum successfully pressured the Education Ministry to revise text books in Israeli elementary schools.Read more Pushing for More Tolerant Jewish Spaces in Israel
From kashrut, to marriage, to the place of LGBTQ Israelis, a quiet revolution is underway.Read more Breakthrough for Women at the Kotel
A High Court ruling sets the stage for a major religious freedom victory at Judaism’s holiest site.Read more