The campaign has two goals, according to IFA CEO Gal Lusky: The first being solidarity with the people of Lebanon and the second is to gather the means to provide aid to the victims.
The Belgian Foreign Ministry added it does not necessarily share the goals of the organizations that it funds, and that it opposes “racism, antisemitism and discrimination.”
The NGOs filed on behalf of all Arab local authorities in Wadi Ara and 74 area residents, several local councils and the communities of Umm al-Qatif, Misar, and Al-‘Iryan.
“The line between what is and is not electioneering can be fuzzy at times; and it appears to me that the New Israel Fund has clearly crossed that line.”
European officials routinely deny that funding is politically motivated or specifically targeted at Israel.
"BADIL cannot abide by the General Conditions as they stand, and we are therefore obliged to consider your application no longer valid."
The decision came after UK Lawyers for Israel complained that PwC firms audited two Palestinian NGOs linked to the PFLP, breaching the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.
Until the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights cuts ties with the BDS National Committee, foundations and donors should stop contributing to USCPR to ensure they are not indirectly funding terrorists.
The purpose of course is to strengthen the connection with both Jewish AND non-Jewish communities the world over that support the IDF and the State of Israel.
If the COVID-19 tragedy has achieved anything, it has caused us to look more inwardly into our family and community.