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  שבט 14, 5774 , 15/01/14

Hundreds Protest in Tel Aviv Against New Israel Fund

Hundreds of people demonstrated in front of the Tel Aviv Cinematheque on Wednesday evening against the far-left New Israel Fund. Protesters waved Israeli flags and signs that read "Saving Israel from the NIF." 

The New Israel Fund sponsors radical anti-Zionist groups such as Adalah: Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, Breaking the Silence, I’lam: Media Center for Arab Palestinians in Israel, B'Tselem, Dirasat - The Arab Center for Law and Policy, Sheikh Jarrah Solidarity Movement, Regional Council for Unrecognized Negev Arab Villages: Al-Auna and others.

According to their website, "widely credited with building Israel’s progressive civil society from scratch, we have provided over $200 million to more than 800 cutting-edge organizations since our inception."

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