(Pictured above: Ibrahim Nsasra, Yosi Nitzan (Mayor of Lehavim), Faez Abu Sahiben (Mayor of Rahat), Nir Zamir (Mayor of Bnai Shimon Regional Council), Sandrine Monstma (Bridges Israel) and Moshe Powel (Idan HANegev) after signing the economic partnership agreement between Bridges and Tamam.)
JFN Israel member and social impact investor Ibrahim Nsasra shares with the JFN international community his personal journey towards impact investment in Bedouin society.
In order to break through glass ceilings, one must first deeply internalize that they are constructed of glass and not concrete.
For those of you who I have not yet had the pleasure to meet, my name is Ibrahim Nsasra. I am married to Naama and we have four children and we live in the Negev town of Lakiya, where I grew up with my 32 brothers and sisters. I am a 38-year old Bedouin economic and social entrepreneur.Read more
As co-chairs of the Social Venture Fund for Jewish-Arab Equality and Shared Society, we are more convinced than ever that our work is critical to the future of a Jewish and democratic Israel.Read more
On February 6, JFN and IATF co-hosted a breakfast with Professor Manuel Trajtentberg, chairman of Israel's Council on Higher Education's Planning and Budgeting Committee, to discuss how education is an Israeli strategic priority and what American funders can do to help. JFN member Michael Hirschhorn shares his thoughts below.Read more