NIFC project partner Zazim – Community Action is organizing an online petition to protest the fact that hundreds of thousands of Israeli children cannot participate in remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic because they don’t have access to an internet-connected computer in their homes. The petition is part of Zazim’s campaign called “A computer for every child now.” Continue reading
The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed large gaps and inequalities in healthcare throughout the world. Israel is no exception.
N (we are only using an initial for privacy reasons), a Palestinian woman from the Galilee, was refused treatment at the dialysis centre covered by her health insurance after she tested positive for COVID-19. Her family desperately searched for solutions, but no medical centre agreed to provide the lifesaving dialysis she needed. Continue reading
NIFC flagship partner Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI) called on Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit to cancel a new emergency COVID-19 regulation which bans Israelis from demonstrating more than one kilometre from their homes. Continue reading
NIFC is pleased to announce its new Executive Committee members: Dr. Linda Hershkovitz (President) and Lorne Cappe (Vice President). Linda and Lorne join Joseph Steiner (Treasurer) to make up our Executive Committee. Continue reading