New Initiatives for Democracy
NIF is committed to a vision of Israel that is democratic and egalitarian. And we are ready to fight for it. New Initiatives for Democracy (NIFD) is our concerted campaign to equip Israel’s pro-democracy and progressive forces with the tools to fight Israel’s regressive right–and win.
Victory for Freedom of Information
Due to the efforts of multiple NIF grantees, Israel’s Ministry of Strategic Affairs has been pushed toward greater transparency.
Taking a Stand Against West Bank Annexation
Over 6,000 people, including multiple NIF grantees, rallied in Tel Aviv to protest planned annexation of parts of the West Bank.
Social Media Campaign Fights for Israel’s Supreme Court
With Shatil’s help, ten civil society organizations created a social media campaign to raise awareness about the vital importance of Israel’s Supreme Court and the ways in which the integrity of the court is under threat. Through six short, powerful film clips, the campaign specifically discussed the many civil rights victories won through the Israeli Supreme Court and underlined the importance of protecting the integrity of the court system.
After Election Day: Civil Society Achievements Amid Uncertain Election Results
NIF grantees played an important role defending democracy during the last round of Israeli elections. Here’s how.