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European gov’ts & UN agencies gave $13m to anti-Israel groups helping illegal migrants

A nationalistic group reports that between 2012-2017, European governments and UN agencies funneled about $13 million to assorted left-wing Israeli groups helping illegal migrants.
• The left-wing, New Israel Fund: Figures ‘distorted.’

By Yair Altman


Between 2012 and 2017, European governments and U.N. agencies gave a total of $13 million in aid to Israeli organizations helping illegal aliens, a new report by the right-wing organization Im Tirtzu revealed Sunday.

Since the Egyptian-Israel border fence was extended in height from 5m to 8m high, illegal migrants have no longer entered Israel. – Photo: Israel Defense Ministry.

As Europe deals with the worst wave of immigration ever known to the continent, EU-affiliated institutes rank first with the most aid given to these organizations, which over the past four years came to $4.7 million, followed by U.N.-affiliated Continue Reading »

Israeli immigration officials apologized to American activist after airport questioning


A Jewish, senior executive of the New Israel Fund, an American organization that funds left-wing groups such as B’Tselem and Breaking the Silence, was interviewed for an hour upon her arrival at Ben Gurion Airport.

By Associated Press


Israeli immigration officials on Thursday apologized over their treatment of a senior executive from a liberal Jewish-American group who was interrogated for an hour on her arrival in Tel Aviv the previous day.

Jennifer Gorovitz, a vice president of the New Israel Fund, said she was questioned about her nonprofit group’s activities. The New Israel Fund supports a number of liberal, progressive groups in Israel, some of which have been criticized by the Israeli government. Continue Reading »

New Israel Fund Financed Video to Persuade Israeli Arabs, Minorities Not to Join IDF


The New Israel Fund, which claims to promote Jewish-Arab coexistence, does exactly the opposite when it funds anti-Zionist organizations that incite against integrating the Arab youth into Israeli society.

By Gil Ronen


Deputy Minister of Defense Eli Ben-Dahan and MK Moti Yogev (Jewish Home), MK Merav Ben-Ari (Kulanu) and MK Miki Zohar (Likud) dispatched a letter this week to Talia Sasson, President of the New Israel Fund, in which they demanded that the Fund cease its support for the “Baladna Association for Arab Youth” organization.

Baladna recently produced a music video inciting against Arabs and members of other minorities who enlist in the Israeli Defense Forces, and calling on minorities to refuse to enlist.
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