Social and Economic Justice
Equality requires not just human and civil rights, but also equality of opportunity: freedom from poverty, access to education, employment and affordable housing, the right to basic public services and health care. The NIF works to ensure social and economic justice for all Israelis, the unemployed and those on low wages, single parents, the elderly, Israeli Arabs, new immigrants and Mizrachim. We support groups that campaign for their rights and work for equality of opportunity for all.
In an era when too few women are found in leadership roles, NIF’s organizations stand apart.Read more A New Precedent in Public Housing
How working with Shatil helped Meital Cohen feel at home as a public housing activist.Read more Meet Israel’s New Environmental Activists: Michal Grows Food; Noa Saves It
Activists came together at a Shatil-sponsored retreat and grew a diverse network for their cause.Read more Israel Announces 1 Billion Shekel Plan for Public Housing
Six years after the social protest movement, Israel has unveiled an unprecedented new investment in public housing.Read more