The Double Test for Israel’s Emergency Government

By Daniel Sokatch, CEO of the New Israel Fund

Last Sunday, Israel’s 35th government was sworn in. This “emergency government” came about by virtue of a pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus. And it required a novel and unique set of arrangements in order to come into being at all. Continue reading

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NIFC launches partnership with Hashomer Hatzair Canada

NIFC is excited to announce that we are launching an institutional educational partnership with Hashomer Hatzair Canada. This is a partnership based on shared values and both organizations are very pleased to be working together to strengthen those values.

Stay tuned for details about educational programs coming in the very near future!

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Interested in your organization partnering with NIFC? Contact Hannah at hannah@nifcan.org

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Speaking Out Globally Against Annexation

 

The New Israel Fund around the world — here in Canada, as well as in the UK, Australia, Israel and the U.S. — is speaking out against the prospect of Israel’s unilateral annexation of parts of the West Bank as a major threat to Palestinian rights and to Israel’s democracy. Continue reading

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Ending Government Incentives for Performances in Settlements

Israel’s Supreme Court has ordered the Ministry of Culture to cancel financial bonuses for cultural institutions that perform in West Bank settlements. The court was ruling on a petition submitted by attorneys Dan Yakir and Yonatan Berman from flagship NIFC project partner the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI). Continue reading

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