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.
Israeli civil society rallied against posters that stoked fears of miscegenation in the mixed Jewish-Arab town. The poster campaign was stopped.Read more Ultra-Orthodox Radio Station to Pay $280,000 Damages for Silencing Women
The ruling is a landmark decision which gives a major boost to Israel’s civil rights movement. It is the first time that a civil rights class action suit has ever been filed, let alone been successful.Read more Meet Ofri Vainer: Bible Teacher Turned Activist
Standing up for secular Judaism in Israel has been Vainer’s life-long missionRead more Encountering the Other and Working for All
Associate Director of NIF in Israel, Shira Ben-Sasson Furstenberg, is a committed champion of religious freedomRead more