News Briefs

  11/15/2011, Cheshvan 18, 5772

Press in Fierce Attack on 'Foreign Agent' Bills

Israel's leftist-dominated press is mounting a full-court press on two bills that the Knesset passed Monday, which are intended, somewhat like the United States' Foreign Agent Act, to limit foreign meddling in Israeli politics and public culture. The bills place limitations on the amount of money a political organization may receive from foreign governments and international bodies.