Sending our youth the wrong signals
"The New Israel Fund which raises over $25 million from American Jews has the gall to describe itself as a "Zionist" organization which ‘loves Israel.’ Yet the JTA reports that it recently hosted an Israeli Arab who stated publicly that the 60th anniversary of Israel represented a ‘Nakba’ (disaster) and expressed regret that Israeli Arabs had ‘not fought the occupation seriously.’"
The same organization also promoted Michael Karayanni, an Arab-Israeli Hebrew University law professor who urged American Jewish audiences to support replacing the Israeli flag and anthem imposed on Arab Israelis in 1948. Yet the New Israel Fund still continues to receive funding from Jewish Federations."
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