2010 Annual Report
NIF 2010 Annual Report
2 0 1 0 A N N U AL RE PORT DEMOCRACY AT THE CROSSROADS DEMOCRACY AT THE CROS Dear Friends: If you followed the Jewish press and our newsletters in 2010, you know that it was a watershed year for the New Israel Fund and for the Israel we love. Never before has our work and our family of organizations been under such sustained attack, in Israel and even overseas. Never have the most basic tenets of Israeli democracy been called into such question. And never have we been called upon to lead an alliance of those determined to re-commit Israel to the progressive values that motivate us to activism for equality, for justice and for peace. The good news is that the New Israel Fund, a thoughtful organization with a long track record of accomplishment, is transitioning quickly to meet these new challenges. We can no longer be content with our accomplishments speaking for themselves; there is too much at stake for that now. With your support, we are building a more powerful, more agile, more visible New Israel Fund. We are augmenting our time-tested strategies of grant-making and capacity-building with a new focus on advocating for democratic values. We are enlisting new and even unlikely allies, and engaging with leaders of Israel and of Jewish communities around the world. We are developing both short and long-term strategies to safeguard civil society and our family of organizations. This is about the Israel we believe in. And as we look ahead during these uncertain times, we must ask ourselves: What kind of Israel do we want to bequeath to our children? We believe that the answer must be the Israel envisioned in the Declaration of Independence, an Israel characterized by peace, equality, justice and inclusiveness. This is the Israel that we are fighting for. As always, and with your continued support, we will find creative ways to meet these new challenges, stay faithful to our mission and our values, and, together, build a better Israel. Sincerely, Naomi Chazan Daniel Sokatch Rachel Liel SSROADS N W E S The New Israel Fund and SHATIL The New Israel Fund (NIF) is the leading organization advancing democracy and equality for all Israelis. We believe that Israel can live up to its founders’ vision of a state that ensures complete equality of social and political rights to all its inhabitants, without regard to religion, race, gender or national identity. Widely credited with building Israel’s progressive civil society from scratch, we have provided over $200 million to more than 800 cutting-edge organizations since our inception. And we are more than a funder; NIF is at philanthropy’s cutting edge thanks in large part to SHATIL, the New Israel Fund Initiative for Social Change. SHATIL provides NIF grantees and other social change organizations with hands-on assistance, including training, resources and workshops on various aspects of nonprofit management. Today, NIF/ SHATIL is a leading advocate for democratic values, builds coalitions, empowers activists and often takes the initiative in setting the public agenda. Our values drive our work. We fight inequality, injustice and extremism because we understand that justice is the precondition for a successful democracy—and the only lasting road to peace. The New Israel Fund’s founders wanted to connect with Israel in a way that reflected their progressive values, and thousands of Israelis and Diaspora Jews have joined with us for that reason. Our supporters love Israel, and see it clearly as striving for an ideal not yet attained. 2010 ANNUAL REPORT NIF.ORG 3 2010 ACHIEVEMENTS N W E S Civil and Human Rights The Israeli Defense Force (IDF) credited NIF partner B’Tselem and other NIF-supported human rights groups for reports and information that contributed to its new, more civilian-conscious operational policy. According to a report submitted by Israel to the UN on Operation Cast Lead, the IDF has begun to take steps to reduce the number of civilian casualties in future conflicts and the use of phosphorus will be limited. “The IDF has begun implementing operational changes in commands and the fighting tradition,” the report states, “to minimize civilian casualties and harm to civilian property in the future.” NIF grantees Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI) and Adalah: Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel successfully challenged discriminatory location-based tax breaks. In the High Court Ruling, the panel of three judges said the tax break “is unconstitutional because it bestows tax benefits to several 4 DEMOCRACY AT THE CROSSROADS NEW ISRAEL FUND communities without egalitarian, clear and written criteria; not one Arab community was deemed eligible for these exemptions.” Social and Economic Justice NIF grantees scored a series of important successes that will ensure access to affordable housing for Israelis with limited financial means. Affordable housing projects are now planned for Tel Aviv, Ashdod, Ra’anana and Jerusalem. These achievements are due to the work of the Coalition for Affordable Housing, comprised of NGOs including NIF grantees Bimkom: Planners for Planning Rights, Association for Distributive Justice, Community Advocacy: Genesis Israel, ACRI and SHATIL. In a major victory against discrimination, five Ethiopian immigrant families defended the right of their children to participate as equals in Israeli schools. In 2004 the children were expelled from an Orthodox kindergarten in Arad because there were “too many Ethiopians enrolled.” Represented by NIF grantee Tebeka – Center for Legal Aid and Advocacy for Ethiopian Jews in Israel, the families will each receive $16,250 to be spent on educational tools and enrichment for the children. Religious Pluralism Joining voices with NIF grantee Israel Religious Action Center along with the majority of North American Jews including the Reform, Conservative and Reconstructionist movements, NIF rallied against legislation that would have given the ultra-Orthodox absolute control over conversion in Israel. Among other provisions, the Rotem Bill would have required converts to live an Orthodox lifestyle. The bill has been put on hold indefinitely. fines for polluters. Tel Aviv is the third most polluted city in the European and Mediterranean region, and 1,100 people die annually in the Greater Tel Aviv region as a result of air pollution. IUED is supported by NIF through the Green Environment Fund. In a precedent setting ruling, the Be’er Sheva District Court ruled that the recognized Bedouin village of Keseifa near Arad must be connected to sewage infrastructure. The decision was handed down following a petition by IUED. IUED’s annual environmental poverty report found that 150 Israeli towns and villages do not have adequate sewage infrastructure, resulting in millions of cubic meters of raw sewage flowing across village streets and countryside. LBGT Rights After a two-month legal struggle, Dan Goldberg finally returned home to Jerusalem with his newborn twins. Goldberg and his partner built a family with the help of a surrogate mother in India. But after the birth, a Jerusalem court refused to allow Goldberg to conduct the required paternity test to establish parenting rights. NIF grantee New Family: Organization for Family Rights, who represented Goldberg, appealed the ruling to the District Court, which ordered that paternity tests must be permitted. Following other legal precedents won by the NIF family, the Ministry of Interior will be required to register both Goldberg and his partner as parents of the children. Within days of an ultra-Orthodox edict issued by some Israeli rabbis forbidding Jews to sell or rent housing to non-Jews, over 1,000 rabbis signed an NIF-initiated letter condemning the ruling and calling on rabbis in Israel to take a forceful public stand against religious racism. The signatories included rabbis from across the globe and from every denomination. Environment Thanks to the efforts of NIF grantee Israel Union of Environmental Defense (IUED), Israel’s Clean Air Law came into effect on January 1, 2011. The law, which IUED formulated and lobbied for, sets strict emission standards, regulates procedures for monitoring air quality, and ensures public access to results and information. Most importantly, the law stipulates heavy N W E S 2010 ANNUAL REPORT NIF.ORG 5 Democracy at a Crossroads I believe Israel has a glorious future before it—not just another sovereign nation, but as an embodiment of the great ideals of our civilization. —Harry S. Truman N W E S the ideals of which president truman spoke, which are embodied in Israel’s own Declaration of Independence, are the values of the New Israel Fund. In the 63 years since those words were written, never has the work of the New Israel Fund been more integral to a society once envisioned as a model for equality, justice, compassion and inclusion. Emboldened and increasingly powerful, Israel’s ultranationalists grabbed headlines in 2010 with an agenda often inimical to those values, and to the values of liberal democracy. But the New Israel Fund, along with our allies, proved to be a force to be reckoned with. Working in the most challenging climate in the 6 DEMOCRACY AT THE CROSSROADS NEW ISRAEL FUND organization’s history, NIF and our family of grantees and partners emerged as leaders of the effort to preserve Israeli democracy. In the wake of Operation Cast Lead and the shocked Israeli reaction to the harsh conclusions of the Goldstone report, elements of the governing coalition and their allies began a concerted attack on critics of Israeli government policy. Refusing to differentiate between Israel’s real adversaries and those who dissent from an ultra-nationalist worldview, the extremist agenda manifested itself in anti-democratic legislation, repression of peaceful protest and harsh policies aimed at Israeli Arab citizens. In this atmosphere, NIF itself became a target. Early in the year, a radical right-wing group, headed by leaders from the hard-line settler movement, began a well-funded smear campaign against NIF and its internationally-recognized human rights grantees. The campaign was the first shot in an ongoing battle to stifle dissent and shut down Israel’s human rights community. Friends, Adversaries and Unlikely Allies The first campaign against NIF, as well as subsequent efforts, largely failed. In the wake of the initial attack, some Knesset members proposed an official committee of inquiry to investigate NIF and many of its human rights grantees. After widespread support for NIF and its mission was voiced to Israeli leaders both by Israelis from across the political spectrum as well as leading figures in the global Jewish community—including mainstream Jewish leaders, prominent rabbis and journalists—the parliamentary inquiry was defeated. Soon, ever-greater numbers of Israelis joined the chorus of opposition to the political witch hunt against progressive civil society. In ruling against the inquiry, Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein said, “One of the characteristics of a democracy is the protection of human rights. For that reason in Israel, as in every other democracy, human rights organizations are allowed to operate freely.” been granted exclusive authority over conversion, and its hegemony over Jewish practice and identity would have been formally ratified. Joining with our grantees representing the liberal streams of Judaism in Israel, and as part of a worldwide coalition of opposition to the bill, the NIF family rallied against the legislation. Following the backlash, proponents of the bill backed down and the legislation has now been put on hold indefinitely. The New NIF Despite the unprecedented and unexpected fight to preserve civil society and democracy, the New Israel Fund family of organizations also saw progress in our day-to-day work of building a better Israel. In 2010, NIF hosted our second annual public wedding, raising awareness about the need for a civil marriage alternative; hundreds of Israelis turned out to celebrate. We successfully advocated on behalf of Mizrachi schoolgirls segregated from their Ashkenazi But the Knesset remained a battlefield. Despite a 2009 defeat for legislation requiring a loyalty oath, Avigdor Lieberman’s Yisrael Beitenu party again pushed for its passage. With support from Prime Minister Netanyahu, and despite strong lobbying efforts from NIF/SHATIL and its flagship grantee the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI), a bill requiring all aspiring non-Jewish citizens to pledge loyalty to a Jewish state passed an initial vote and is currently awaiting a full Knesset vote. NIF grantees ACRI and Adalah are now fighting its legality in the High Court, and we continue to oppose the idea that Jewish and non-Jewish Israelis must pledge loyalty to a narrow interpretation of Judaism and Israeli identity. Other legislation, too, sought to undermine Israel’s pluralistic society. The Rotem bill, introduced last summer, would have radically altered the process and consequences of conversion in Israel. For the first time, the ultra-Orthodox Chief Rabbinate in Israel would have N W E S 2010 ANNUAL REPORT NIF.ORG 7 democracy at a crossroads classmates in religious schools, led a contingent of Bedouin women protesting “honor” killings and helped stave off deportations for hundreds of children of migrant workers. The Transportation Ministry finally acknowledged that women could not be forced to sit in the back of public buses, even in ultra-Orthodox neighborhoods. An unlikely coalition of social activists and fiscally responsible government leaders, including Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz, successfully supported a campaign to raise the royalty rate for private energy companies profiting from huge new natural gas fields off Israel’s coast. And NIF President Naomi Chazan, CEO Daniel Sokatch and Israel Executive Director Rachel Liel were recognized as key leaders in their respective communities. The continuing attacks on NIF and civil society engendered some positive results as we worked successfully to turn crisis into opportunity. The profile of our organization, work and grantees was raised exponentially. Thousands of Israelis rallied for democracy and human rights at the second annual International Human Rights Day march in Tel Aviv. More than 1,000 rabbis worldwide, from every Jewish denomination, signed an NIF-initiated letter condemning an ultraOrthodox edict issued in Israel forbidding Jews to sell or rent housing to non-Jews. NIF in Israel launched the “We Will Not Remain Silent” campaign, enlisting bloggers, activists and ordinary Israelis in a viral effort to mobilize the public against repressive legislation and for democratic values. In the U.S., the network of New Israel Fund supporters grew substantially and by every measure—dollars raised, media attention, even Facebook friends—NIF became more visible and influential than ever before. But our work for Israel’s democracy has only just begun. By early 2011, no fewer than 25 proposed bills in the Knesset were in some stage of debate or passage, all of which may compromise freedom of conscience, human rights activities or minority rights. The New Israel Fund family knows that leading an alliance of pro-democracy organizations both in Israel and overseas is now a key component of our work, a natural expansion of our mission and values designed to protect not just our sector but our vision of Israeli society. The coming year will engage us in some of the most significant challenges we have ever faced as an organization. And with your help, we will surmount them, and we will succeed. N W E S 8 DEMOCRACY AT THE CROSSROADS NEW ISRAEL FUND NIF GRANTEES This is a partial list. For a complete listing of NIF grants, please visit www.nif.org. Civil and Human Rights—$5,561,160 NIF works to protect and promote the rights of all in Israel, and to promote a shared society. NIF’s program focuses on defending the rights of Arab citizens, new immigrants, women, foreign workers and refugees, people with disabilities, LGBTQ, and other disenfranchised groups. We work to bring justice and equal opportunities to all citizens with a focus on fair allocation of resources, equal opportunity for employment, education, healthcare, and other services, and to sustain an active and influential civil rights movement in Israel. Adalah: Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel N W E Litigation and advocacy efforts to ensure the rights of Arab citizens of Israel. S African Refugees Development Center An organization led by African refugees that works to advance the rights of refugees and asylum seekers in Israel through legal assistance and public advocacy. Arab Center for Alternative Planning Advocacy efforts for equal allocation of land resources to the Arab population, and for representation of Arabs in planning institutions. Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI) Litigation, counseling, monitoring, education and legislative consultation to establish and protect civil and human rights in Israel and the occupied territories. NIF’s flagship grantee, ACRI is the leading and most comprehensive civil rights organization in Israel. Banoo Hoshesch Legaresh (Banish the Darkness) A coalition of Orthodox and other Jewish organizations that campaign against racism and against religious justification for racist speech and actions. Bimkom: Planners for Planning Rights A Jewish-Arab organization that promotes public participation in land and urban planning and promotes the interests of lowincome populations. 2010 ANNUAL REPORT NIF.ORG 9 N W E S 10 DEMOCRACY AT THE CROSSROADS NEW ISRAEL FUND NIF GRANTEES Breaking the Silence The Arab Center for Law and Policy Raises public awareness about the moral dilemmas faced by soldiers serving in the occupied territories by collecting and publishing soldiers’ testimonies, public events and advocacy. Develops viable alternatives to existing exclusionary law and policy, highlighting the Arab-Israeli community’s distinct identity and culture. Council for Peace and Security The Committee for Language Access to Health Care in Israel Former senior IDF officers who advocate an end to the occupation and a peace agreement with the Palestinians from a security perspective. Works to reduce unequal access to healthcare for nonHebrew-speaking Israelis. Ir Amim The Freedom of Information Association Advocates for policies to make Jerusalem a more viable and equitable city, while generating and promoting a more politically sustainable future. Promotes the implementation of the Freedom of Information Law through awareness raising and litigation activities. Bizchut: Israeli Human Rights Organization of People with Disabilities Fights discrimination against Mizrachim, Ethiopians and other disempowered groups through establishing legal precedents and public campaigns Promotes the rights of people with disabilities through advocacy and raising awareness. Negev Coexistence Forum Promotes cooperation between Jews and Arabs in the Negev, with a focus on the problems of unrecognized Bedouin villages. New Family Works to ensure that all families, including those configured untraditionally, are equally entitled to family rights and benefits. Our Heritage Promotes democratic values amongst Russian-speaking immigrants concerning issues of equal rights, Jewish-Arab joint living and peace. Tmura: Israeli Anti-Discrimination Legal Center Women against Violence – Nazareth Leading Arab women’s organization opposing domestic violence, advancing employment opportunities and leadership roles for Arab women. Women’s Fund for Human Rights (Machsom Watch) Prevents violations of Palestinians’ human rights in the territories through monitoring IDF and Border Patrol checkpoints. Workers’ Hotline: Kav LaOved Legal and practical assistance to workers, Israeli and migrant, whose rights have been violated in the course of employment in Israel. Tebeka – Legal Center for Ethiopian Jews In Israel Legal assistance and empowerment activities to advance the rights of citizens of Ethiopian origin. 2010 ANNUAL REPORT NIF.ORG 11 NIF GRANTEES Jewish Pluralism—$2,178,700 NIF aims to promote freedom of and from religion in Israel, and to foster a more tolerant society that embraces the rich diversity of Jewish identity, expression and practice. Our grantees work to foster diverse expressions of Jewish identity and practice; change the legal structure that limits religious freedom; advocate for equal allocation of resources to nonOrthodox Jewish services and education; and strengthen liberal elements within Orthodoxy. Mavoi Satum 12 Heshvan: Promoting Tolerance in an Orthodox Context The leading moderate Orthodox organization that promotes a commitment to democracy and the rule of law, progressive religious education, opposition to ultra-Orthodox hegemony over religious affairs, social justice and women’s rights. Develops schools and youth movements for the National Religious sector that promote openness, pluralism and tolerance, and works to combat anti-Arab racism within Orthodox Judaism. Bina Conducts pluralistic educational and social justice activities including the world’s first Secular Yeshiva and pre-army preparatory programs. Center for Women’s Justice Litigation and advocacy activities advancing the status of Jewish women whose rights have been violated as a result of the legal system’s reliance on religious laws. Forum for Freedom of Choice in Marriage Advocacy and public campaigns to promote civil marriage and other solutions that will enable every person to realize the basic right to marry in Israel according to his/her conscience. Havaya Develops and conducts secular Jewish weddings and other life-cycle events and raises awareness to alternatives to the ultra-Orthodox controlled Rabbinate. Israel Religious Action Center of the Movement for Progressive (Reform) Judaism Advances pluralism and tolerance in Israel with legal work, Knesset advocacy, and public campaigns for religious freedom and civic equality. Masorti (Conservative) Movement Works to broaden the movement’s exposure by reaching out to new target audiences, developing congregations, and cultivating leadership, with the goal of promoting recognition of non-Orthodox forms of Jewish practice in Israel. 12 DEMOCRACY AT THE CROSSROADS NEW ISRAEL FUND Working to establish an alternative Rabbinic court to deal with issues of marriage and divorce. Midrasha at Oranim and Beit Tefila Yisraeli A joint project to establish, strengthen and network secular Jewish-Israeli congregations throughout Israel. Ne’emanei Torah Va’Avodah Kolech – Religious Women’s Forum Supports efforts by Orthodox women to advocate for women’s status and rights within the framework of halacha. Working Group for Equality in Personal Status Issues Public education and advocacy to improve the legal status of Arab women with regard to issues of personal status (marriage and divorce). Yerushalmim Young Jerusalem activists fighting gender segregation in public spaces, and promoting a pluralistic Jewish identity for the city. Social and Economic Justice—$10,580,333 NIF’s long-term goal is to reduce social and economic gaps by working to empower Israel’s most disadvantaged citizens. NIF works with grantee organizations to foster a broad culture of citizen action, and promote workable policies and programs addressing poverty, homelessness, unemployment, and urban decay in low-income communities, especially in the geographic and social periphery. Adva Center Provides policy analysis, advocacy and public education on issues of inequality among various population groups in Israel including a focus on gender. Association for the Promotion of Arab Education in Haifa Promotes greater investment in the Arab public education system in the mixed city of Haifa. Awareness for You Sister for Women in Israel Empowerment activities for Arab women in the Triangle region. Works for the economic and personal empowerment of women, with a focus on Mizrachi, Ethiopian and other disempowered groups, and runs Israel’s first fair trade stores. Citizens Build a Community: Community Year Project Promotes volunteerism and higher education among Lod’s Arab youth. Coalition for Affordable Housing Advocacy and activities to promote access to affordable housing for middle and low income populations. Follow-Up Committee for Arab Education The main body representing the Arab public vis-à-vis the education system, advancing equitable allocation of resources and greater autonomy in education for the Arab sector. Food Security Center Raises public awareness of the problem of food insecurity on a national level and promotes nutrition and food security among low-income groups in the Negev, with a focus on children. Friends by Nature – Community Empowerment Social TV Provides an alternative media platform that expresses an independent and critical perspective on Israeli society. The Israeli Association for Distributive Justice Promotes a just distribution of the income from public natural resources by monitoring governmental activities and sponsoring advocacy efforts aimed at decision-makers. Women and Horizons – Nis’a V’afak Promotes the status and rights of Arab women through traditional and liberated interpretations of Islamic religious practice. Women Lawyers for Social Justice Works to narrow social and economic gaps through public education and legal activities designed to link feminist discourse with social justice. Dedicated to the integration of Ethiopian immigrants, this successful community-based model advances young leadership and community involvement. Haokets A political-social-economic blog, aimed at expanding the public and media’s discourse and creating a media platform for civil society. Israeli Center for Social Justice Works for the inclusion of social objectives in the State budget and influences governmental policies to narrow social and economic gaps. Ma’an – The Forum for Bedouin Women’s Organizations Advances Bedouin women’s leadership and status, facilitates cooperation among local organizations. Mossawa Policy analysis and advocacy efforts to ensure equality in government budgets and policies for Arab citizens, and Jewish-Arab activities to combat racism. N W E S 2010 ANNUAL REPORT NIF.ORG 13 NIF PROJECTS AND PARTNERSHIPS In addition to our work supporting hundreds of civil society organizations, NIF proactively tackles some of the most difficult issues facing Israeli society though projects we sponsor alone or with partners. From expanding the civil rights bar in Israel to fighting racism and teaching civics education, NIF projects are making a real difference. Civil and Human Rights Social Justice Fund—$3,080,000 The Social Justice Fund is a fund established through a grant from the Ford Foundation to promote peace and social justice in Israel. It focuses its grant making within three areas: civil rights and human rights in Israel, equity and equal opportunities for the Palestinian minority within Israel and promoting a peaceful resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Israel-US Civil Liberties Law Program—$207,447 Inaugurated in 1980 in partnership with American University’s Washington College of Law, the program provides academic and professional experience to Israeli lawyers specializing in civil rights. The 50-plus program graduates are the core of the civil rights bar in Israel—as academics, community organizers, founders of non-profit organizations and litigators. New Voices in the Stadium Campaign Against Racism in Soccer—$82,210 NIF’s program has helped reduce racism and violence in Israeli soccer (a notorious arena for anti-Arab incitement) by raising public awareness and successfully advocating for new legislation and law enforcement procedures to crack down on perpetrators. Social and Economic Justice Green Environment Fund—$1,029,100 NIF’s partnership with the Andrea and Charles Bronfman Philanthropies, the Nathan Cummings Foundation, the Samuel Sebba Trust and the Morningstar Foundation aims to protect and preserve Israel’s environment, promote environmental justice and strengthen the country’s environmental movement. NIF/SHATIL Social Justice Fellowships—$123,078 The Social Justice Fellowships enable a cadre of postcollege Jewish young adults to spend 10 months immersed in the movement for social change in Israel. These fellowships place young Jewish activists in Israeli NGOs for a year of in-depth contribution and learning. 14 DEMOCRACY AT THE CROSSROADS NEW ISRAEL FUND Orthodox Women’s Seed Pool—$72,000 The initiative works to create change by advancing the rights and status of Orthodox women by cultivating projects that mobilize women through leadership development, advocacy, and crosssector collaborations. Religious women are creating community-based programs that address the needs of Orthodox girls and women. Projects Public Advocacy Campaign—$566,431 In an increasingly hostile environment, basic democratic rights cannot be taken for granted. NIF is leading a new alliance of organizations determined to protect democratic freedom and basic rights, as well as our own sector of progressive civil society. Our expanded advocacy includes strengthening the constituency for NIF work and ideas through social networks, hosting interactive events and launching short-term advocacy campaigns on specific issues. Carmel Forest Fire Response—$16,000 Following the worst natural disaster in Israel’s history, NIF immediately began mobilizing support and provided emergency grants to secure humanitarian and psychological assistance to the residents of two Druze villages in the area. Now, the NIF family is focusing on prevention, and also mapping long-term recovery needs, coordinating with environmental and social groups to address consequences of the disaster and to ensure fair allocation of resources for all victims—Jews, Arabs, Druze and others. 2010 SHATIL Projects Shatil’s Center for Policy Change (CPC) Bedouin Women In addition to providing consulting and training to social change organizations and campaigns, CPC was instrumental in defeating anti-democratic legislative initiatives aimed at weakening progressive civil society. As a result of Shatil trainings, Bedouin women have been increasing their community activity and entering previously male-dominated arenas such as forums that tackle the problems of Bedouin education and unrecognized villages. For the first time, women took a leading role in ongoing demonstrations against home demolitions in unrecognized Bedouin villages in the Negev. Cutting Edge Capacity Building Shatil’s well-known consulting and training programs for NGOs in organizational and resource development and advocacy and mediawere complemented this year by two new skill-building areas: financial management and social media training. Equalizing Land Rights in Israel’s Mixed Jewish-Arab Cities Shatil continues to empower residents of Israel’s mixed cities to fight for basic housing rights through advocacy for policy change, public advocacy and more. Environmental and Distributive Justice Shatil was at the forefront of the fight to ensure that the public receive its fair share of huge royalties from the new offshore natural gas discoveries. Shatil also continues efforts to ensure public access to Israel’s natural resources and green space. Shared Society Economic and Social Policy Shapers With the second session of this training program, Shatil is adding to the cadre of Israel’s future policy leaders as well as providing a much needed contribution to social change NGOs who get the benefit of the fellows’ experience in economics and politics. In 2010, new initiatives assisted Israeli citizens in gaining access to information about the state budget and their rights. Equality and Dignity for Women in Israel In 2010 Shatil continued to organize and build leadership skills among women in Orthodox, immigrant, Arab Israeli, and Bedouin communities. Shatil is also placing an emphasis in advancing equality and dignity for women in the workplace. Shatil-led Arab-Jewish citizen groups in Haifa and Akko are developing visions for shared living in these mixed cities. Shatil’s Conflict Transformation Management Center also furthers the ideals and principles of a shared society through its Dialogue at Work program at Safed College and the JewishPalestinian Dialogue Initiative with leaders from both communities. Bringing Immigrant Youth-at-Risk Back from the Edge Shatil is wrapping up its four-year comprehensive project to assist immigrant youth-at-risk and empower immigrant organizations in six communities. In 2010, Shatil initiatives focused on assisting children with learning disabilities, and their families, in immigrant communities. Portions of Shatil’s program are currently being replicated in additional schools. 2010 ANNUAL REPORT NIF.ORG 15 NIF FINANCIALS NEW ISRAEL FUND STATEMENT OF FINANCIAL POSITION As of December 31, 2010 and 2009 ASSETS 2010 2009 $15,182,886 $6,526,403 16,249,493 15,236,222 1,178,430 2,254,496 917,463 221,463 CURRENT ASSETS Cash and cash equivalents Investments Pledges receivable, current portion, net of allowance for doubtful accounts of $68,890 and $51,941 respectively Accounts receivable Prepaid expenses 26,400 34,087 33,554,672 24,272,671 Furniture, equipment and leasehold improvements, net OTHER ASSETS 346,874 385,074 Pledges receivable, net of current portion 183,456 161,423 Total current assets FURNITURE, EQUIPMENT AND LEASEHOLD IMPROVEMENTS Deposits 15,285 9,605 Assets held in Charitable Remainder Trust 57,373 66,779 256,114 $34,157,660 237,807 $24,895,552 2010 2009 $1,525,623 $1,837,196 5,916,041 4,837,599 103,830 162,828 Total other assets TOTAL ASSETS LIABILITIES AND NET ASSETS CURRENT LIABILITIES Accounts payable and accrued liabilities Grants payable Affiliate payable Liabilities under split interest agreements, current portion Annuity payable, current portion Deferred rent abatement Total current liabilities LONG-TERM LIABILITIES Liability under trust agreement Deferred rent abatement Annuity payable Total long-term liabilities Total liabilities NET ASSETS Unrestricted Temporarily restricted Permanently restricted 16 Total net assets TOTAL LIABILITIES AND NET ASSETS DEMOCRACY AT THE CROSSROADS NEW ISRAEL FUND 6,300 6,300 65,027 119,125 17,926 - 7,634,747 6,963,048 51,073 60,480 - 47,950 110,558 112,502 161,631 220,932 7,796,378 7,183,980 5,862,404 7,176,768 18,135,012 8,593,329 2,363,866 1,941,475 26,361,282 $34,157,660 17,711,572 $24,895,552 Statement OF ACTIVITIES AND CHANGE IN NET ASSETS For the year ended December 31, 2010 with summarized financial information for 2009 2010 2009 Unrestricted Temporarily Restricted Permanently Restricted Total Total $18,117,083 $19,244,270 - $37,361,353 $26,381,431 1,182,592 275,278 - 1,457,870 1,720,073 560,974 - - 560,974 342,758 In-Kind 84,638 - - 84,638 30,788 Other revenue 77,840 - - 77,840 211,315 9,555,474 (9,555,474) - - - 29,578,601 9,964,074 - 39,542,675 28,686,365 16,479,487 - - 16,479,487 19,970,482 REVENUE Contributions Investment Special events Net assets released from donor restrictions TOTAL REVENUE EXPENSES Program Services Grants to Israeli not-forprofit organizations SHATIL 5,736,861 - - 5,736,861 5,188,768 Other program expenses 2,715,968 - - 2,715,968 1,242,820 24,932,316 - - 24,932,316 26,402,070 Total program services Supporting Services Management and general 3,469,070 - - 3,469,070 4,161,273 Fundraising 2,491,579 - - 2,491,579 1,994,418 5,960,649 - - 5,960,649 6,155,691 30,892,965 - - 30,892,965 32,557,761 Total supporting services TOTAL EXPENSES Other Item Transfer of assets Change in net assets Net assets, beginning of year NET ASSETS, END OF YEAR - (422,391) 422,391 - - (1,314,364) 9,541,683 422,391 8,649,710 (3,871,396) 7,176,768 8,593,329 1,941,475 17,711,572 21,582,968 $5,862,404 $18,135,012 $2,363,866 $26,361,282 $17,711,572 PROGRAM AND SUPPORT SERVICES EXPENDITURES Grants to Israeli not-for-profit organizations SHATIL $16,479,487 53.34% 5,736,861 18.57% Other program expenses 2,715,968 8.79% Management and general 3,469,070 11.23% Fundraising 2,491,579 8.07% $30,892,965 100.00% Total Expenditures The statement of financial position of New Israel Fund as of December 31, 2010 and 2009 and related statements of activities and changes in net assets for the years there ended have been derived from the audited financial statements. Copies of the audit reports and the complete financial statements are available upon request to Anthony Fullington, Chief Financial Officer at 330 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001. 2010 ANNUAL REPORT NIF.ORG 17 THANK YOU The following individuals have generously provided for the future of the New Israel Fund by naming NIF the beneficiary of a will, life insurance policy, retirement plan or by establishing a charitable gift annuity or trust. ENDOWED FUNDS + PLANNED GIFTS John & Betty Ann Altman Robert & Judith Appelbaum Maurice & Flora Atkin Ruth Auslander Hillel Ausubel Diane & Jean-Loup Baer David & Margorie Ballo Adrienne S. Baranowitz Joan I. Berger Howard & Dorothy Berger David W. Berkowitz Deborah Blank Dr. Ellen Borenfreund Martin & Geraldine Brownstein Frederick Cezer Claudia I. Chaves Gloria Cohen Max Cohen Murray & Miriam Cole Mary I. Coombs John W. Cotton Stephanie Davis Alan Chad DeChant Shulamit Decktor Stanley & Beverly Diamond Joy G. Dryfoos Douglas E. Duckett Audrey Eisenstadt Roberta Elliott William L. & Barbara Fairman Eugene I. Fischer Glenn R. Fleischman Gail A. Foorman John A. Franken Sonia Fuentes Sanford & Linda Gallanter Leonore B. Gerstein Ghita D. Ginberg Marjory Goldman Sylvia Goldstein Rena G. Golub Barbara & Isaac Green Frank & Bette Gruskay Richard & Lois Gunther Helen Mayer Hacker Gerald & Carol Halpern Ellis & Ellen Harris Tzvee & Shoshana Harris 18 Ruth Harrison Sheldon Hearst Shirley Heiman Juliane M. Heyman Suzanne R. Hirsch Nathaniel & Lotte Hoffman Donald & Mary Ann Horenstein Judith S. Hozore Miriam E. Jencks Linda Kacser Karen Kalish Michael Kaplan Sharon Kleinbaum & Margaret Wenig Alyse Laemmle Henry & Betty Landsberger William E. Leavitt Irma & Allen Leboff Pauline W. Ledeen Ruth Lederman Emanuel & Pauline Lerner Neil & Jane Levy Jan Abby Liff Margit Lowenstein Martin Lowenstein & Inbar Telem Ruth B. Lurie Mitra Makbuleh, Ph.D. Bernard & Roberta Marcus Barbara J. Meislin Aviva S. Meyer Linda B. Miller Patricia A. Miller Shirley & Mitchell Miller Theodore & Marylyn Miller Anne P. Mintz Harriet Mouchly-Weiss & Charles Weiss Jamie Natelson Murray L. Nathan Roberta R. Oliff Henry & Sophie Olshin Rachel Oriel Berg, Ph.D. Estelle Nachimoff Padawer Allan & Jane Paulson Arthur Peck Doris Pfeffer Dan M. Pulcrano DEMOCRACY AT THE CROSSROADS NEW ISRAEL FUND Sandford & Laurayne Ratner A. David & Esther Redding Leon Reinharth & Francoise Rothman Marcus M. Rosenblum Molly Rosenthal Howard & Kathy Rosof Lori A. Roth Jane Rubin David M. Saperstein Gerard & Lela Sarnat Bart Schachter Daniel D. Schechter Hanna & Allen Schepps Mark Schleisner & Vivien Hoexter Mildred A. Schwartz Harold Shames Emily Skolnick David & Lea Soifer Ellen Soren Beda Hilde Staniulis Elizabeth Stein Anita Steiner Bruce Temkin Harry L. Turtledove Elizabeth Vorenberg Paul & Dorothy Wachter Benjamin Ward Kayla M. Weiner, Ph.D. Raymond & Marilyn Weisberg Ginia D. Wexler Stephen S. Winter Gail Bates Yessne & Peter Yessne Bobette Zacharias Estates & Trusts NIF recognizes the following individuals whose generous estates have been received in 2010. Renee N. Herman Henrietta Rosen Irmgard Allen Donald N. Meyers Marc Triebwasser Edith Atkin Seymour & Sylvia Rothchild Family 2004 Charitable Foundation Shirley & Bernard Reifman Martin Hamburger Mrs. Carla Harris Beverly Wolfe Sylvia Scham The Lowitz Family Charitable Lead Trust Martin Katz Seymour Rothchild Charitable Remainder Unitrust Tillie Levin Trust Sophie Kalina Jacob Goldberg & Anne R. Goldberg Revocable Trust Gloria Baerncopf Janice E. & Bernard Charlup Elana Helguerra Ruth Chapman Mae K. Millstone Earl Harris Edith Wilensky Endowments, Philanthropic & Memorial Funds The New Israel Fund is grateful to many individuals & foundations for establishing endowments, family endowments & memorial funds. These funds honor or memorialize individuals whose lives & values are reflected in the work of the New Israel Fund. Rosalyn Amdur Baker Endowment Fund Moshe & Tzippora Ayalon Fund Edith S. Coliver Human Rights Fund The Mitchell & Esther Fisher Law Fellowship Ford Foundation ACRI Fund Ford Foundation Endowment Fund Ford Foundation SHATIL Fund Phyllis K. & Howard A. Friedman Fund Dafna Izraeli Fund Gallanter Family Philantrhopic Fund Herbert Z. & Rita Gold Fund The A. Hiatt Fund Toby & Nathan Jelinski Fund Kahal Foundation Special Fund The Karsten Family Fund Naomi Kies Endowment Fund Miriam Fligelman Levy Cross-Cultural Prize Yaffa London Fund Linda B. Miller Endowment Raquel Newman Fund for Professional Development Josephine Bay Paul Endowment for the Center for Law & the Child The Pomegranate B Fund The Hirsch & Braine Raskin Endowment for Youth & Education Radov Family Philanthropic Fund Esther Leah Ritz Fund Elizabeth Selig Fund Clara Spitzer Lauder (Tanaka) Fund Wendy Weiker-Gordon Memorial Fund Marianne Wolman Endowment Fund Rudolph & Sarah Wyner Fund 2010 DONORS $100,000+ Anonymous (8) Kathryn Ames Foundation, Inc. Arcus Foundation The Jacob & Hilda Blaustein Foundation The Andrea & Charles Bronfman Philanthropies Naomi & Nehemiah Cohen Foundation Nathan Cummings Foundation Barbara & Eric Dobkin Dorot Foundation Paul & Joanne Egerman The Everett Foundation Franklin M. Fisher & Ellen Paradise Fisher Fohs Foundation Ford Foundation Susie & Michael Gelman Richard & Rhoda Goldman Fund Stella & Charles Guttman Foundation, Inc. Arnold Hiatt Lopatin Family Foundation Moriah Fund, Inc. The Rita Poretsky Foundation Rosenzweig Coopersmith Foundation Bonnie & Marty Tenenbaum Ruth B. Ziegler $50,000–$99,999 Anonymous (4) The Louis & Anne Abrons Foundation The Baron De Hirsch Fund The Common Sense Fund Inc. Isabel P. Dunst Lois & Richard England Family Foundation The Moses Feldman Family Foundation Fine Greenwald Foundation The Fine Foundation Phyllis K. Friedman Sanford & Linda Gallanter Germanacos Foundation Greater Miami Jewish Federation Stephen Gunther & Linda Essakow Michael Hirschhorn & Jimena Martinez Irwin Jacobs Jewish Women’s Foundation of the Greater Palm Beaches The Zanvyl & Isabelle Krieger Fund The Louis J. Kuriansky Foundation Luis & Lee Lainer Joseph & Harvey Meyerhoff Family Charitable Funds Lisa & Yaron Minsky-Primus Open Society Institute Daniel & Joanna S. Rose Fund Sylvia Sabel & Joel Rubinstein Lela & Gerard Sarnat Shelley Levine & Larry Schwartz Segal Family Foundation Peter Shapiro & Bryna Linett Laszlo N. Tauber Family Foundation Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation $25,000–$49,999 Anonymous (12) Samuel I Adler Family Supporting Foundation Estate of Irmgard Allen Joan & Robert Arnow David Berg Foundation The Bydale Foundation The Cannon Family Foundation Cogan Family Foundation Barbara & Maurice Deane The Feldman Family Foundation Claire Frankel Frankel Family Foundation The Rosalinde & Arthur Gilbert Foundation Robert & Doris Gordon Jane Gottesman & Geoffrey Biddle Sally Gottesman John & Kathryn Greenberg The Irving Harris Foundation David Hochberg Foundation Audrey & Sydney Irmas Charitable Foundation J Street Jewish Funders Network The Jewish Women’s Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago Gerald & Jane Katcher Key Foundation Linda Gerber Klein Landau Family Foundation Elliot & Frances Lehman The Max & Anna Levinson Foundation Jan Abby Liff David & Barbara Lipman Caroline & Brian Lurie Amy Mandel & Katina Rodis Walter S. Mander Foundation Maor Foundation The Purple Lady/Barbara J. Meislin Fund Alan Sieroty & Beth & David Meltzer Harriet Mouchly-Weiss & Charles Weiss The Natan Fund The Louis & Helen Padnos Foundation Stacy & Keith Palagye Rita Poretsky Memorial Fund, Inc. Estate of Henrietta Rosen David L. Rosenhan Nancy & Miles Rubin Laura Scher & Ian Altman Charles & Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation Daniel & Sheila Segal Joan & James Shapiro Shepard Broad Foundation Rose L. Shure FJC: A Foundation of Philanthropic Funds Susan Stockel Sun Hill Foundation Tikkun Olam Women’s Foundation of Greater Washington Agnes Varis Terry & Carol Winograd Women Donors Network Peter & Gail Bates Yessne Carole & Saul Zabar $10,000–$24,999 Anonymous (22) Sari K. Agatston Ralph Alpert Fred Altshuler & Julia Cheever Ronald M. Ansin Madeleine & David Arnow Lee Atzil Alvin H. Baum, Jr. Richard & Eileen Bazelon David M. Becker & Leslie C. Seeman Professor Alice N. Benston Howard & Dorothy Berger Melissa A. Berman Mindy Berman & Andrew Sumberg Diane & Norman Bernstein Foundation Michael Bien & Jane Kahn Sally Weiskopf Bock Jon & Bobbe Bridge The Chrysalis Fund David Cohen & Ellen Goodman Jonathan Cohen & Eleanor Friedman Combined Jewish Philanthropies Dr. & Mrs. Dan Costin Democracyinaction.org Activism Services Daniel & Alisa Doctoroff Edward & Rose Dreyer Epstein Teicher Philanthropies Lois & Irving Blum Foundation Fel-Pro/Mecklenburger Supporting Fund Judy Coffin & Willy Forbath Forrest & Miriam Foss Funding Exchange Aviva Futorian Claude P.J. Ghez, M.D. Glassman Browning Saltsman & Jacobs Inc. Sarah & Seth Glickenhaus Jackson & Irene Golden 1989 Charitable Trust Lisa & Douglas Goldman Fund William & Serra Goldman Goldman Sonnenfeldt Foundation Inc. Robert & Ruth Goldston Carol & Allen Gown Terry E. Grant Joseph & Beth Green Thomas C. Green Lois & Richard Gunther Mimi & Peter Haas Fund Hadassah Foundation Harry Kramer Memorial Fund Dr. Jacqueline Heller Victor & Lorraine Honig Ruth P. Horwich Daniel Hurwitz Marvin Israelow & Dorian Goldman Rabbi Richard J. Jacobs & Ms. Susan K. Freedman Juel Janis & Roger Langsdorf Jewish Charities of America Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh Alan & Carol Kaplan The Karma Foundation Steven & Priscilla Kersten Eve Biskind Klothen & Kenneth Klothen The Nathan & Helen Kohler Foundation Murray Koppelman Jim & Catherine Koshland Marjorie Kovler Fund Barbara N. Kravitz Linda & Frank Kurtz Harry & Sadie Lasky Foundation Jesse & Dana Lehman Lew & Laurie Leibowitz Matti Leshem & Lynn Harris Lewis C. Levin Peachy & Mark Levy Dr. Russell M. Linden Susan Liss Andrew & Sara Litt Theodore R. Live Yaffa & Paul Maritz Marcia Kramer Mayer & Michael Eisenbud MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger Janice Meister Ilse Melamid The Milton & Sophie Meyer Fund Mills Family Charitable Foundation Leo Model Foundation, Inc. Andrew Nagel & David Brodsky Raquel H. Newman Lisa Orlick-Salka & Corey Salka Bonnie Orlin Lisa Messinger & Rabbi Aaron Panken Kathleen Peratis & Richard Frank The Howard & Geraldine Polinger Family Foundation Lisa & John Pritzker Alan & Nancy Raznick Charles H. Revson Foundation Marcia Riklis Aaron M. Roland, M.D. The Rita & Herbert Rosen Family Foundation Lyle & Gloria Rosenzweig The Elizabeth B. & Arthur E. Roswell Foundation, Inc. Rothman Family Foundation Anita Rotman Sagner Family Foundation David Salem & Laurie Aloisio 2010 ANNUAL REPORT NIF.ORG 19 2010 DONORS Steven Salop & Judith Gelman Bettylu & Paul Saltzman Frederick P. Schaffer Mark & Isabel Schiffer Margaret K. Schink The Else & David Schnur Charitable Trusts Ben & Norma Shapiro Charles & M. R. Shapiro Foundation, Inc. Joan Blum Shayne Peter J. Silverman & Janet Heettner Lawrence E. Silverton The Silverweed Foundation, Inc. Gary B. Sokol Elene & Herbert Solomon Sparkplug Foundation Mira Spektor Henry Steiner Hazel S. Stix Mr. & Mrs. Edward Streim The Tilles Family Emily & Frank Vogl Paul & Dorothy Wachter Bernard & Jack Weingarten John Weinstein & Heidi Stewart Earl L. Wiener, Ph.D. Otto & Marianne Wolman Foundation Stanley Wulf & Linda Press Wulf Uzi Zucker $5,000â€“$9,999 Anonymous (20) Walter & Alice Abrams Family Fund William & Susan Abrams Karen Adler & Laurence Greenwald Alpern Family Foundation Sheldon Alster Amcha For Tsedakah Izhar Armony & Naomit Armony-Erel William & Donna Barrows Patricia & Allan Becker Oz Benamram & Gali Freedman-Benamram Froma & Andrew Benerofe Jessica Bernhardt & Theodore Goldstein J.B. Margaret Blaugrund Foundation Ernest & Rita Bogen Beth Burnam Adam E. Carlin Matt Chanoff & Lisa Kleiner Chanoff Alan Cohen & Robert Bank Marshall & Shirley Cohen Peter & Barbara Cohen Compton Foundation Incorporated 20 Ben N. Teitel Charitable Trust, Gerald Cook, Trustee Michael & Rhoda Danziger Ilana DeBare & Sam Schuchat Benjamin Diament Reuben & Rivka Dori Joy G. Dryfoos Peter Edelman Robert & Jeana Efroymson David & Audrey Egger Ms. Lisa Erdberg & Mr. Dennis Gibbons Fabrangen Tzedakah Collective Jerome & Nancy Falk Robert & Marjorie Feder Melodye Feldman & H. Joshua Gould Fox Family Foundation Naomi C. Franklin David Friedman & Paulette Meyer Thomas & Ann Friedman Gaia Fund The Generations Fund Candice Gold & Edmond Russell Goldberg Berbeco Foundation, Inc. Jerome & Linda Golden Frances E. Goldman Lynda M. Goldstein Robert Goodman & Jayne Lipman Lela Goren Dr. Deborah Gorham Archie Gottesman & Gary DeBode Mark & Janet Gottesman Jeffrey & Beth Green Ellen Haas Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr. Fund Alan & Barbara Haubenstock Lenore Hecht James & Marlene Henerson Willard J. Hertz Juliane M. Heyman Michal & Jack Hillman Anita Hirsh Marvin Hoffman & Rosellen Brown Martin Indyk Institute for Mediterranean Affairs Dr. Sherry Israel Howard G. & Samita B. Jacobs Linda & Thomas Kalinowski Henry Kaminer & Ricki Fier Morton & Merle Kane Karsten Family Foundation Gerri Kay Paul & Susanne Kester Frannie & Michael Hall Kieschnick Sara & Jonathan Klein DEMOCRACY AT THE CROSSROADS NEW ISRAEL FUND Yosef & Carmela Klein David L. Klein, Jr. Foundation Lauren Kogod & David Smiley Leslie S. Kogod Ehud Korn Robin Kosberg Louis Krupp Edward Labaton Susan Morse-Lebow Paul Lehman & Ronna Stamm Suzanne Lerner The Renaissance Foundation, Irving Levin & Stephanie Fowler Sally Levin Lisa J. Lieberman Robert B. Lifton & Carol Rosofsky Leonard Litwin Dolly L. Maass Carol Malnick Daniel & Lenore Mass Henry Massie William Mindlin Marc S. Moller David E. Nachman & Amy Schulman Jonathan M. Nadler Anita Navon Newman Family Foundation Louis Newman & Rabbi Amy Eilberg Craig Newmark Arthur & Judith Obermayer Jane & Daniel Och Stuart & Lee Pollak James R. Posner & Jill J. Prosky Daniel C. & Lisa R. Price Arleen & Aaron Priest Yale & Barbara Rabin Richman Family Foundation David Rintels & Victoria Riskin Sidney Robbins Irwin & Cecilia Rosenblum David & Phyllis Rothman Ruderman Family Foundation Noreen Gordon Sablotsky Family Foundation Fain Malsky Charitable Foundation Donald Schapiro Rosel & Elliot Schewel Philip Schild & Shirley Dichek Schild Harriet & Leonard Schley Theodor Schuchat Renata & Jack Schwebel Jean & Charles Segal Deborah Shapira & Barry Stern Harold & Myra Shapiro Arthur Slepian & Gerry Llamado Karen Sloss Louis & Jean Sloss Bruce, Steven, Gerald & Diane Solomon Fund Thomas H. & Donna M. Stone Foundation Strear Family Foundation Judith Tenzer Benn Sidney & Lillian Topol Diane Troderman Underdog Fund Barry & Elsa Waxman Oreg Foundation The Emanuel & Anna Weinstein Foundation The Wexler-Beron Family Foundation Bruce F. Whizin Mordechai & Barbara Winter Irene & Alan Wurtzel Allan & Ray Ellen Yarkin Eleanor L. Zuckerman $2,500â€“$4,999 Anonymous (20) Stephen & Joanne Abel The Lassor & Fanny Agoos Charity Fund Almoney Fund Hubert & Joan Alpert Deena Aranoff Frank K. Bamberger JoAnne & Michael Bander Barry & Elizabeth Bar-El Barg & Walkow Harvey & Sonya Barsha Nan Bases Ronald & Enriqueta Bauer Ruth & Roy Belzer Sandra J. Berbeco Nancy Bernstein & Robert Schoen Beth Haverim Shir Shalom Temple Robert A. Billstein Joseph & Joan Birman Irene & Asher Birnbaum William & Ellen Blair Sue & Benjamin Boley Joseph L. Bower Dr. & Mrs. David Braun Richard & Barbara Braun Meryl Brod Minna Buck Dennis & Jane Carlton Champaign-Urbana Jewish Federation Mr. Bernard P. Cohen Gale Mondry & Bruce Cohen James E. Cohen The Silver Tie Fund, Inc. Saul & Miriam Cohen Yehudah B. Cohn Sandra Coliver The Edward T. Cone Foundation Mary I. Coombs Mitchell & Renee Cooper Gerry & Charles Cristol Richard Dale & Dorit Harverd Mark Davidow Dina Dublon David Edelstein & Jennie Berkson Ruth Steinberg Leroy & Edna Mae Fadem Leonard & Stephanie Farber Concepcion & Irwin Federman Fred Feigenson George Feldman Foundation For Middle East Peace Sharna & Irvin Frank Foundation Tom & Myrna Frankel Barbara Freedman Robert Friedman & Kristina Kiehl The Garfinkle Family Jeffrey Gaynes Janice Gepner & Eric Newman David Gildin The Global Fund for Women Judith F. Goldberg Bruce N. Goldberger & Esther Sperber Arthur S. Goldman Marcia & John Goldman Margery Goldman Natalie & Stephen Goldman Seth Goldstein & Tina Sharkey Betty B. Golomb Neil Goteiner David & Rita Gottlieb Steven Greenberg & Avra Goldman Linda & Richard Greene Marc & Diane Greenwald Brenda Gruss & Daniel Hirsch Bluma & Donald Herman Linda & Steve Hirsch Harry Hutzler Simon & Marie Jaglom Foundation, Inc. Peter & Karen Jakes Beatrice & Robert Kahn Leslie Kane & M. Manuel Fishman Rita J. & Stanley H. Kaplan Family Foundation Sally B. Kaplan BFK Foundation Ezra Jack Keats Foundation Kenneth Klein & Harriet Bograd Sonia & Lawrence Klein Stella & Leonard Kleinrock Stuart A. Kogod Roger L. Kohn Susan & David Kraemer Jeffrey & Kandy Kramer Charles & Naomie Kremer 2010 DONORS Doris & George Krevsky Linda & Jake Kriger Jed Kwartler & Carol Barash Dr. Barbara Lafer Pnina Lahav Betsy & Donald Landis Elizabeth & Scott Lassar Elliott & Phyllis Lasser Richard Lavenstein Dr. Joel L. Lebowitz Terry & Margaret Lenzner Irwin & Rachel Levin Robert & Bonita Levin Leonard & Beryl Levine Bernard & Lory Levinger Keith & Bari Levingston Rabbi Michael Lezak & Rabbi Noa Kushner Charlotte Lindon Sarah Liron Lowenstein Brothers Foundation Carla E. Lynton Gayle & Jerry Marger Judith & Michael Margulies Silvia Marx Barry & Ellen Massie Charitable Trust in Memory of Felice Massie The Mazur Family Foundation Ruth W. Messinger & Andrew Lachman Howard Metzenberg Gail S. Meyers & Andy Hall Vicki F. Miller & Warren Zinn Sabra Minkus Martha Minow & Joseph Singer Armando M. Miranda The Mishan Family Robert & Dale Mnookin Norman & Jane Moscowitz Elizabeth K. Moser Rafi Musher Jane Newman & Amy Lange Jeffrey Newman Sharee & Murray Newman John & Kayla Niles Kimberly C. Oxholm Julia Parzen & Daniel Johnson Arthur Peck Robert Pindyck & Nurit EiniPindyck Judith Plaskow TUW Posnack Foundation Harvey & Suzanne Prince David Reisen & Ann Peck Reisen Elsbeth Reisen & Mark Dyen Paul Resnick & Joan Karlin Elaine Reuben Shai & Judy Robkin Dan R. Roin Tobey H. Roland Susan Romer & Donald Ungar Joyce Zinbarg Rosenthal & Steven Rosenthal Seymour & Sylvia Rothchild Family 2004 Charitable Foundation Jerry & Bernice Rubenstein Peter Rukin & Sharon Djemal Dr. Margrit Wreschner Rustow Adene Sacks & Joseph Hellerstein Savitsky, Satin & Bacon Louis & Barbara Savrin Alice & Robert Schloss Lisbeth B. Schorr & Family Leonard & Celia Schuchman Margaret & Howard Shainberg Greg Sharenow & Julie Gersten Sandra & Charles Simon Daniel Sokatch & Dana Reinhardt Rabbi Felicia L. Sol Robert S. & Jean M. Solomon Marvin Sparrow Eugene & Marilyn Stein Robert & Elaine Stein Stanley & Kay Schlozman Peter & Abbe Steinglass Jerry V. Sternberg Dr. & Mrs. Robert M. Tartell The Vivian & Paul Olum Foundation Karen Tucker & Jerome Avorn Lloyd & Lassie Ulman Michael & Marion Usher Drs. David Wahl & Carol Traut Milton & Miriam Waldbaum Family Foundation Michael & Judith Walzer George S. Warburg Mr. & Mrs. Weisberg Roger Weisberg & Karen Freedman Weiser Family Foundation Jeff & Paula Kramer Weiss Kristin & Shmuel Weissman Ann F. Wimpfheimer Elaine & Maynard Wishner Ann S. Wolff Frances A. Wolgin Chic Wolk Fredric Woocher & Wendy Dozoretz Max Yaffe $1,000–$2,499 Anonymous (53) Steven W. Abrahams Sonia S. Abrams Fund Karen Abravanel Martha A. Ackelsberg S. James & Mary Adelstein Patricia & Ronald Adler Rachel R. Adler Richard Almond, M.D. & Barbara Almond, M.D. Joel & Barbara Alpert David & Penny Alschuler Liora Alschuler Julie & Andrew Alter Anita Altman & Gil Kulick John & Betty Ann Altman Maurice Amado Foundation Beulah & Ezra Amsterdam Anonymous Fund 6 of the Liberty Hill Foundation Sanford Antignas Michael Appel & Ruth Kraut Paul & Barbara Arenson Walter & Diane Ariker Dan Arnon & Tao Kai Lam Peter & Kathi Arnow The Altman Aronow Charitable Foundation Howard I. Aronson Dorothy Ascherman Bennett Ashley & Ruth Weinreb Eileen Auerbach & Lawrence Burgheimer Maia Azubel Michael & Charlotte Baer Lawrence Bailis & Susan Shevitz Judith Bain Ziona & Edwin Balaban Gerald & Ursula Bamberger Maggie Bar-Tura Ephraim Baran Ellen Barnett Jane & Alan Batkin Harry Bauer Howell Baum & Madelyn Siegel William & Debbie Becker Irwin & Ruth Been William Benter Julie & Jeffrey Bercow David Berger David J. Berger Marc & Elizabeth Berger Mark Berger Robert L. Bergman M.D. Berkowitz Family Foundation William Berley Norma & Rabbi Donald R. Berlin Jim & Diane Berliner Nancy Berman & Alan Bloch The Berman Family Charitable Fund Kerrin & Peter Bermont Eve Bernstein & Alex Gersznowicz Linda Lipsett & Jules Bernstein Marge Hiatt Bernstein Michael & Amy Bernstein Ralph & Gail Bernstein David & Rachel Biale Hannah (z’’l) & Ernst Biberstein Peter Bickel & Nancy Bickel Berthold Bilski Marsha & Brian Bilzin Richard & Elaine Binder Linda Blackstone & Paul Castleman Deborah Blank Rita & Irwin Blitt Rabbi Bernard & Bailey Bloom Alan & Helen Bonapart Sheila & Edward Braun Carole & Marvin Breen Vicki & Joel Breman Brener Family Foundation Martin I. & Shirley B. Bresler David Bressler & Susan Adler-Bressler Leona & Murry Brochin Shifra Bronznick Rabbi Sharon Brous Catherine Brown Laura S. Brown, Ph.D. Katherine Browning Rabbi Gustav & Sheila Buchdahl Pamela S. Burdman Marcia Burnam Mark Burstein & David Calle Burton & Shulamith Caine Norman L. Cantor Earl M. & Margery C. Chapman Foundation Rabbi Kenneth Chasen & Allison Lee The Chasin Family Chicago Sinai Congregation Michael J. Churgin Adi Cohen Alice S. Cohen Jonathan & Victoria Cohen Max Cohen Robert E. Cohen Shelly Cohen & Julie Shapiro Stephanie & Charles Cohen Stephen B. Cohen Steven Cohen & Elsie Stern Steven M. Cohen Debra Leanne Wrobel Cohn Jonathan Cohn Mrs. Aaron H. Cole Robert T. Cole Susan Coliver & Robert Herman Congregation Beth El Tzedakah Hevra Congregation Emanu-El Congregation Nevei Kodesh Cooper Fabrics Rabbi Rachel B. Cowan Larry Cuban in memory of Barbara Charles & Ada Beth Cutler Steven & Helena D’Angelo Charles & Jonis Davis Joel Deitz & Barbara Berko Jay & Phyllis Denbo Dengrove Family Foundation Dorothy & Yale Doberne Kenneth Douglas Foundation Dreiseszun Family Foundation Martin Dreyfuss Juan Carlos & Amy Duque Michelle S. Dworkin Nancy Ebb & Gary Ford Harriett M. Eckstein Jenny Eisenberg Ruth Eisenberg Stephen & Lisa Eisenstein Will & Ann Eisner Family Foundation, Inc. Diana Engel Clement & Caroline Erbmann Deborah Falik Dr. David S. Fankushen Olga & Milton Farbstein Meyer H. Fedida Leslee & Wayne Feinstein Marc & Gail McClelland Fenton Albert Feuerwerker Rabbi Harvey & Sybil Fields Harriet & Michael Finck Mark Finklestein & Janet Penn Harriet & Albert Fishlow Leora Fishman Michael Flamm & Jennifer McNally Samuel Fleischacker & Amy Reichert Ted & Barbara Flicker Martin & Helen Flusberg Deborah & Marc Fogel Steven Foldes & Riv-Ellen Prell Carl & Leonore Foorman Foundation For Global Community Betty Fox Samuel Fox Randall & Ellen Frank Daniel & Ruth Frankfurt Barbara & Herb Franklin Ellen Franz & Stephen Fleischman Mr. Morrie & Carol Fred The Honorable & Mrs. Frederick A. Freedman Henry & Helen Freedman Lynn P. Freedman & David S. Frankel Matthew & Gladys Freedman Deborah M. Freund Drs. Ruthellen Fried & Lawrence Boxt Benjamin M. Friedman Bernard Friedman & Lesley Hyatt Rabbi Dayle Friedman & David Ferleger Howard Friedman & Sherry Leibowitz 2010 ANNUAL REPORT NIF.ORG 21 2010 DONORS Michael S. Friedman Robert & Janine Frier Rabbi Dara Frimmer Barbara & David Fromm Dr. Jonathan D. Fuchs Dr. Victor R. Fuchs Barry & Joan Gaberman Dennis Gaitsgory Tsvi Gal Gerald Galison Elkan & S. Zelda Gamzu Howard Garoon & Family Barbara & Richard Garrett The Joseph & Anna Gartner Foundation Rabbi David Gedzelman & Ms. Judith Turner Stephen & Rhea Gendzier Bob & Veronique Gerber Charles Getz Anat S. Geva Atherlie K. Gidding Jack Z. Gilad & Douglas D. Hauer Ran Gilad-Bachrach Ruth & Jack Glantz Family Foundation David Glaser & Leslie Ann Elton Marian & Arthur Glasgow Myron & Penina Glazer Global Impact (Yahoo) Linda G. Gochfeld, MD Avram & Carol Goldberg Milton & Jean Goldberg Nancy Goldberg Raymond & Elana Daniels Goldberg Victor J. Goldberg & Patricia A. Waldeck Rabbi Rachel Goldenberg & James Talbott Debbie J. Goldman Irle Goldman & Janet Yassen Judith Goldman Phyllis & Alvin Goldman Robert & Rebecca Goldman Edward & Joanne Goldstein Helen Goldstein Jeffrey & Doris Goldstein Rabbi Lisa L. Goldstein Sylvia Goldstein Peter J. Gollon Frank & Joan Goodman Louise Goodman Rabbi Donald M. Goor & Cantor Evan Kent Dr. James S. Gracer & Rabbi Judy B. Shanks Rabbi Roberto & Evelyn Graetz Bennett & Marcy Grau Richard & Mary Gray Barbara & Isaac Green Barry Green & Jennifer Altshuler Sherri Greenbach & David Goldstein 22 Arthur N. Greenberg Doris & Leon Greenberg I. Melbourne & Louise Greenberg Jack & Deborah Greenberg Robert Greenstein Win & Jerry Greenwald Ted & Dru Greenwood Diane Asseo Griliches Ellen Grobman Barbara Grodd Joseph & Janet Grodin Susan E. Grosser Martin & Audrey Grossman Mildred Guberman Merna & Joseph Guttentag Ronald & Amy Guttman Donna Hall & B. Michael Silber Samuel & Marlene Halperin Ellen & Jeffrey Halter Estate of Martin Hamburger Eliyahou & Britt Harari Helen Harkaspi Ellen A. Harnick & Andrew Krystal Herbert & Stella Harris Robert & Carol Hausman Rabbi Shai Held William H. Helfand Robert A. Helman Clifford Hendler & Deborah Neipris Hendler Joel Henning & Maria Ojeda Judith N. Herr The Louis J. & Ruth G. Herr Foundation Sandra D. Hess Howard Hiatt James Hirshberg Dale & Stephen Hoffman Paul Homer Howard Horowitz & Alisse Waterston Drs. Nina R. Horowitz & Richard A. Sussman Larry Horwitz & Naomi Pinchuk Sylvia Horwitz Elie Housman Wu-Teh Hsiang & Marjory Baruch Grace A. Hughes Arthur Hurwitz Paula Hyman & Stanley Rosenbaum Toby R. Hyman Daniel Jackson & Claudia Marbach Adam Jacobson & Beth Levine Elana Caplan Jassy & Andrew Jassy The Jewish Center & Federation of the Twin Tiers The Jewish Federation of Nashville & Middle Tennessee DEMOCRACY AT THE CROSSROADS NEW ISRAEL FUND Joe Elman Memorial Fund Carol M. Joseph Valerie Joseph Arthur & Lorie Juceam Max Kahn & Kathy Lampe Michael & Jacqueline Kallay Sheila B. Kamerman Grace Kamins Rabbi Emma Kippley-Ogman Murray Kane & Norma Kane, zâ€?l William & Phyllis Kantor Doris C. Kaplan, in memory of Martin N. Kaplan Paula E. Kaplan Kaplan Family Foundation Stan & Toba Kaplowitz Emile Karafiol Karuna Foundation Richard Kass & Elaine Soffer Rebecca Katz Richard & Heidi Katz Dr. & Mrs. Sidney W. Katz Stuart C. Katz Amalia Kaufman Eliezer Kaunfer & Lisa Exler Kenneth Kenigsberg, M.D. Craig & Karen Kennedy Harry & Doraline Kesten Anne Kiehl Friedman Stephen & Susan Kippur Naomi R. Klayman, Phd Karen Wilk Klein Robert & Joan Klivans Ralph & Marjorie Knowles Robert & Mickey Knox Jonathan D. Korein Rabbi Emily Faust Korzenik Victor & Sarah Kovner Albert H. Kramer Maris & Jesse Krasnow Marvin & Gerry Kraus Arthur Kreiger & Rebecca Benson Dr. Dolores Kreisman David H. Krenkel Samuel & Marilyn Krimm Susan G. Krinsky Jules & Lynn Kroll Joseph B. 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Lipson, M.D. Steven & Judith Lipson Alan & Sharon Lipworth Hal Litoff Gordon Litwin & Anne Luzzato Stuart Litwin & Laura Baskes Litwin Jeremy Lizt Henry & Elsie Loeb Sivia Loria Gerald & Selma Lotenberg Margit Lowenstein Steven Lubet & Linda Lipton Osnat Lubrani Alvin Luebeck J. Zel Lurie Lynchburg Jewish Community Council Richard & Helen Lynn Philip & Carol Lyons Bernard Lytton, M.D. Amy Macht Dagny Maidman & Molly Wood Michael & Anita Malina Judy Mann Paul & Annette Marcus Jesse Margolin Judith Margolin & Seth Schwartz Michael & Ruth Margolin Jonathan Markowitz & Ruth Wenger Elizabeth L. Marks, M.D. Larry & Gladys Marks Paulina K. Marks Albert E. Marks Charitable Trust Isabel May Beatrice Cummings Mayer Daniel & Karen Mayers Mehlman Family Fund David Mehlman & Arlene Alpert Mehlman Joseph A. Meis Mark Mellman & Mindy Horowitz Daniel Meltzer & Ellen Semonoff Noa Meyer J.S. & S. Michaan Foundation Shira Milgrom & David Elcott I. William & Diane Millen Cindy L. Miller George & Roslyn Miller Lindsay & Aaron Miller Marjorie & Morgan Miller Nina K. Miller Shirley & Mitchell Miller Muriel G. Miller Pear Andrea Miller-Keller Jonathan I. Mishkin Judith Mishkin Diane & George Moore Lauren Moskovitz & Scott Sholder Kenneth & Anne Moss Charles Stewart Mott Foundation Ellen & Michael Mundell Carol & Jerry Muskin N. James & Ellen Myerberg Maxine Myers Judy W. & Jay A. Nadel Bennett & Sondra Nathan Belle & Murray Nathan Fund (Jewish Communal Fund) Jack Needleman Nelco Foundation Inc. Bettyrose Nelson Stanley & Adella Nemer Jean & Nerenberg Ms. Iris Newman Jim Newman Myra & Bruce Newman Ilana Nossel & Jordan Kolar Rabbi Janet I. Offel & Michael R. Nebenzhal Nancy & Morris W. Offit Edward D. Ohlbaum & Karyn L. Scher The Oppenheim Family Abe & Esther Orlick William R. Padnos Sheryl Parker & James Grayer Richard & Martha Pastcan David Paul & Marilyn Paul Bill & Janet Pauli Mrs. Judith Stern Peck Wendy Peikes Rabbi Ephraim Pelcovits & Rachel Weber Avigdor Pemper & Dr. Mark Rabiner Daniel & Felice Perlmutter Lili Perski 2010 DONORS Joel & Jean Perwin Avrom Pfeffer Geoffrey P. Picket William & Karen Podolsky Dinah PoKempner & Robert Kushen Anonymous Donor Advised Fund, McKenzie River Gathering Foundation Justin Pollack The Jean & Henry Pollak Division of the Lucile & Maurice Pollak Fund Adam Pollock & Michal Lewin-Epstein-Pollock Betty Ann Polse Frances R. Posel Sylvia Posner Adena Potok The Isaac & Leah M. Potts Foundation, Inc. Meyer & Anna Prentis Family Foundation Dr. Grant J. Price & Dr. Fraces Y. Wu Progressive Jewish Giving Fund PSN Family Charitable Trust William & Martha Rabinowitz Edward Raboy Paula J. Rackoff Roy R. Raizen & Family Jack Rapaport Rabbi Lawrence & Dr. Terrie Raphael Maurice & Rose Rapkin Michael & Joyce Rappeport Elinor G. Ratner Raymond & Margery Reed Michael & Lynn Reichgott Estate of Shirley & Bernard Reifman Paula & Daniel Reingold Julian & Frieda Reitman Eugene & Libby Renkin Beverly Reuter Cantor & Mrs. Stephen Richards Drs. Barak & Laura Richman David Richman & Janet Perry Dorothy Richman & Michael Steinman Elizabeth & Hershel Richman Joseph Richter Robert & Ellen Rinsky Ramona Ripston Steven M. Riskin & Claudine Isaacs Dan J. Roberts Adam Robinson David Rocker Neta Roger June & Marvin Rogul Harold L. Rosen Milton Rosen George & Dorothy Rosenbaum Emily Rosenberg H. James Rosenberg Jack & Lucy Rosenberg Foundation Joseph B. Rosenblatt Jennie & David Rosenn Gerry Rosenstein Elden & Marjorie Rosenthal Bella Rosner & Saul Schapiro Katy & Howard Rosof Meyer & Naomi Rothberg Jennie Rothschild Daniel Rothstein H.Steven Rothstein Ruth M. 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Zitrin, MD 2010 ANNUAL REPORT NIF.ORG 23 NIF BOARD OF DIRECTORS Naomi Chazan President Jerusalem, Israel Susan Liss Vice President in North America Chevy Chase, Maryland Neta Ziv Vice President in Israel Ramat Hasharon, Israel Stephen Gunther Treasurer Santa Monica, California Peter Shapiro Secretary South Orange, New Jersey Elah Alkalay Kfar Mordechay, Israel Yifat Bitton Rishon Lezion, Israel Zeev Bregman Tel Aviv, Israel Avram Burg Jerusalem, Israel 24 Deborah Bussel Miami, Florida Brian Lurie Ross, California Jonathan Cohen New York, New York Harriet Mouchly-Weiss New York, New York Peter Edelman Washington, District of Columbia Lisa Orlick-Salka Seattle, Washington Paul Egerman Weston, Massachusetts Sarah Ozacky-Lazar Kibbutz Ramot Menashe, Israel Nabila Espanioly Nazareth, Israel Nicholas Saphir Wadhurst, United Kingdom Franklin Fisher Cambridge, Massachusetts Gerry Sarnat Portola Valley, California Itzik Galnoor Jerusalem, Israel Daniel Segal Merion Station, Pennsylvania Meron HaCohen Jerusalem, Israel Joan Shapiro Chicago, Illinois Martin Indyk Washington, District of Columbia Daniel Sokatch NIF Chief Executive Officer San Francisco, California Amal Jamal Yarka, Israel Noam Lautman Tel Aviv, Israel DEMOCRACY AT THE CROSSROADS NEW ISRAEL FUND Mary Ann Stein Bethesda, Maryland 2010 INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL Avram Burg (Chair) Amb. 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