Knesset approves 'Transparency Law'

Knesset approves law requiring NGOs to reveal sources of funding by a majority of 57 to 48.Hezki Baruch, 7/12/2016, 12:12 AM

NGO Bill clears another hurdle on way to becoming law

Bill designed to ensure transparency of foreign funding for local NGOs passes committee vote. Shaked: "We won't permit blatant meddling".Shai Landesman, 6/27/2016, 6:23 PM

'Foreign money supporting terrorist murderers'

Zionist Union MK compares Israel to terrorists as bereaved mother calls on Knesset to monitor foreign funds to groups inside Israel.Hezki Baruch, 6/15/2016, 4:17 PM

Foreign Agents bill progresses in Knesset

Amendment to NGO bill significantly expands disclosure requirements for organizations funded by foreign government.Hezki Baruch, 2/17/2016, 6:01 PM

NGO Monitor: Mediate transparency, don't legislate

Following 'Transparency Bill' reading, Monitor suggests government should mediate foreign government funding, not legislate it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/9/2016, 1:30 PM

Anti-Israel European MPs call on MKs to reject NGO Bill

Letter signed by 50 MEPs calls on MKs to 'uphold Israel democracy' - most signatories revealed as BDS supporters.Ari Soffer, 2/9/2016, 12:12 PM

'Transparency Law' passes first reading

Knesset passes bill criticized by the left that would require NGOs to disclose their sources of funding.Ben Ariel, 2/9/2016, 12:13 AM

PM vows to pass 'democratic and necessary' NGO Transparency Law

Netanyahu questions criticism from those who 'usually support transparency'; Shaked blasts charge law is 'undemocratic' as 'irresponsible.'Cynthia Blank, 2/1/2016, 7:41 PM

NIF President delivers bizarre TV performance

New Israel Fund President Talia Sasson hints an MK is 'taking money', then takes it back; says philanthropists are dangerous.Gil Ronen, 1/19/2016, 4:29 PM

Netanyahu on 'Transparency Law': It's not anti-democratic

Netanyahu defends NGO Transparency Law in meeting with foreign journalists.Nitsan Keidar, 1/15/2016, 12:13 AM

ADL joins chorus of US 'concern' over NGO Transparency Law

US-based group argues Justice Minister's law would by 'tarring' NGOs 'threaten to erode Israel's very democratic character.'Cynthia Blank, 1/12/2016, 3:00 PM

Justice Minister tells US to butt out of Israeli legislation

Shaked asserts 'no cause' for US concerns over her NGO Transparency Law, as Israel is a 'strong democracy.'Cynthia Blank, 1/11/2016, 10:50 PM

US renews push to derail Shaked's NGO Transparency Law

In meeting with Justice Minister, US envoy expresses 'government's concerns' over bill requiring NGOs to declare foreign funding.Cynthia Blank, 1/11/2016, 4:16 PM

Exposed: EU sent grant to B'Tselem to fight NGO bill

NGO Monitor watchdog reveals that an EU-financed fund provided leftist group with grant to fight "anti-democratic laws".Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/11/2016, 2:13 AM

US rejects comparison of Israel's NGO law to lobbying registry

State Dept. spokesman says Israeli Transparency Law and US Foreign Agents Registration Act 'two different things' - but can't explain how.Cynthia Blank, 1/7/2016, 11:57 AM

Hebrew U professor slams Shaked as 'neo-Nazi scum'

In anger over 'Transparency Bill,' Jerusalem lecturers take to Facebook to vent anger at Justice Minister.Uzi Baruch, 12/28/2015, 4:15 PM

In Europe, manipulating Israeli democracy is basic policy

EU states have used radical NGOs to subvert Israeli gov't policy since the 1990s, driven by ignorance, naivete and a dose of anti-Semitism.Ari Soffer, 12/28/2015, 12:37 PM

Gov't approves NGO transparency bill; Shaked blasts EU hypocrisy

Shaked hails progress of NGO bill, hits back at EU opposition by noting decision to label 'settlement goods'; 'When Europe does it it's OK.'Ari Soffer, 12/27/2015, 3:25 PM

Shaked: I asked Yogev to stop commenting about the Supreme Court

'I explained to him that his statements are out of place and that he must stop them,' says Justice MinisterArutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2015, 9:44 PM

Shaked schools Herzog in meaning of Transparency Law

Justice Minister shuts down Yitzhak Herzog after he accuses her of discriminating against leftist NGOs.Tova Dvorin, 11/2/2015, 4:39 PM

Transparency Law to expose links between NGOs, foreign sources

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked's proposed amendment to make abundantly clear who stirs the pot of Israeli politics, in her words.Hezki Baruch, 11/1/2015, 10:35 AM