Ministers Approve 'Unconstitutional' Bill Penalizing Left-wing NGOs

Proposed law would tax donations from foreign political entities to NGOs urging a boycott of Israel.

A bill to restrict funding to leftist nonprofit organization won the government’s approval Sunady, passing the Ministerial Committee for Legislation by an 8-4 vote. The ministers supporting it belonged to Likud, Yisrael Beiteinu and Habayit Hayehudi, while the four opponents were Tzipi Livni (Hatnuah), and Yesh Atid’s Yair Lapid, Jacob Perry and Yael German.