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Israel, backed by its ally the United States, accuses the Geneva-based Human Rights Council of bias against it.
“BDS has an antisemitic agenda and leads a campaign of demonization, delegitimization and double standards against Israel."
The URJ in its statement noted that the law disfavors left-wing NGOs, which are likelier to receive most of their funds from governments, while leaving untouched right-wing NGOs.
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By JPOST.COM STAFF
Usually, the Defense Minister and security cabinet decide who is an illegal organization – like they did with the Islamic Movement’s Northern Branch in November – and not the Knesset.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Justice Minister says her NGO transparency bill will "create a healthier discourse" in Israel.
A bill aimed at exposing foreign states’ aid to political causes is likely to intensify the private foreign funding that has been helping divide Israel for 40 years.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Ministerial Committee on Legislation approves so-called “transparency bill,” which was initiated by Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked of the religious Zionist Bayit Yehudi party.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
This measure is the latest of several iterations of legislation targeting donations that organizations receive from foreign governments or entities funded by foreign governments.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN,LAHAV HARKOV
Equal opportunities in education are a sign of a true democracy, says chairwoman of world executive.
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
The event, which also featured Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, included impressive young Jewish activists from a variety of fields.
By NIV ELIS
Arab minority rights organization threatens to file a petition to the High Court of Justice if the Justice Ministry does not comply.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Media outlets report a senior military source saying Shin Bet has been using "moderate physical pressure” on certain Hamas agents to get information for finding the kidnappers.
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