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Israel’s ‘traitor du jour’ and the hypocrisy of the Right

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Published: 23 January 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Israel's 'traitor' du jour - Shlomi Eldar - Al-Monitor 19.01.16
The Israeli right wing considers former Foreign Ministry Director Alon Liel a traitor for advocating to pressure the Israeli government and advance voting in the United Nations in favor of a Palestinian state. Leil’s associates charge the right wing with hypocrisy, because they advocate around the world in support of settlements and to foil any move to establish a Palestinian state. What the right-wing activists do is perceived by them as undermining the foundations of the state when their left-wing rivals do the same. This applies to fundraising abroad, foreign donations and rallying the opinion of the international community.
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2015’s top five right-wing Israeli NGOs hiding their funding – Jewschool 19.01.16.
Hypocrisy on the Right belies calls for transparency – non-transparency in fundng of Im Tirtzu, NGO Monitor, Regavim, Yesha Council, Elad – Ir David

How the Israeli government funds right-wing groups
– Mazal Mualem – Al-Monitor 20.01.16
In response to the "transparency bill" designed to hamstring watchdog and human rights associations, opposition Knesset member Tamar Zandberg has initiated a bill requiring all associations to disclose their public funding sources.


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