Keep this piece of information in mind next time you hear Ayelet Shaked

Keep this piece of information in mind the next time you hear Minister of Justice Ayelet Shaked speaking about foreign funding of peace and human rights NGOs: right-wing NGOs and settler organizations received 1 BILLION Shekels in tax exempt foreign donations in the last five years.

These donations contributed to the funding of legal assistance to the families of those who committed crimes against Palestinians, to settlers takeover of homes in East Jerusalem and to many other activities – anything goes.

It is important to remember that while civil society organization that Minister Shaked is now after receive limited contributions from recognized international bodies, the right-wing and the settlers (who receive funding from our pockets through the Israeli government) receive much larger donations from private individuals and questionable organizations, with very little transparency.

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