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    • zionist forever
    • 15.11.11 | 15:48 (IST)

    Some groups who will be affected are legitimate charities some of which do good work which is unfortunate but the vast majority of the charities that these foreign GOVERNMENTS give to are political and the purpose of the donation is to try and buy influence in Israeli politics. The people fighting this bill hide behind the legitimate groups who will lose out and make no mention of the political ones who this bill is aimed at hurting. If these donations are just about human rights and good causes why is it these European governments donate more to politically motivated groups in Israel than they worldwide? You really think these countries care so much about Israeli charities they are willing to give more to them in a year than they are willing to give to the rest of the world combined. Also if its ok for the US to have laws like this why not Israel?

    from the article: With controversial bills, Netanyahu is declaring war on Europe
    First published 03:14 15.11.11 | Last updated 03:14 15.11.11
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