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.
Wharton made Aliyah and became an active member of the city council in Jerusalem, a city where religious freedom is an especially palpable issue.Read more Reform Movement Launches Western Wall Ad Campaign
Netanyahu’s reversal on the Western Wall agreement will not be the last word.Read more Jewish Heritage TV Channel Fined for Excluding Conservative and Reform Judaism
The move is a shot across the bow of a television station with a reputation for promoting national-religious ideology.Read more How to Teach Children Tolerance
Members of religious LGBTQ groups are teaming up to take on the issue of difference through a new school curriculum.Read more