The founder and former chairman of grassroots Zionist student movement Im Tirtzu vehemently denied on Sunday that the group received money from its nemesis, the New Israel Fund. "I heard that the New Israel Fund is spreading a rumor that they contributed money to Im Tirtzu in 2009,” wrote Shoval on Facebook. “Understand, everyone – this never happened. This is, of course, another delusional lie created by the New Israel Fund. It is a crass lie, a blatant lie.