WATCH: Meet Uri Blau, the Journalist Investigating U.S. Donations to Israeli Settlements

Blau used U.S. and Israeli tax records to connect the dots between American tax-exempt charities and their Israeli beneficiaries operating over the Green Line.

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Meet Uri BlauCredit: Pulitzer Center

Investigative journalist Uri Blau conducted a months-long analysis into how tax-exempt dollars raised by U.S. non-profit organizations end up supporting Jewish settlements in the West Bank, even as the White House opposes their development. By tracing and reporting on the spending of these groups, the project sheds light on the massive flow of private, tax-deductable donations to the settlements and on the American organizations that funnel these tens of millions of dollars each year to Jewish communities in the West Bank.

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Reporting for this story was supported by a grant from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting



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