Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Minorities, bereaved families, and wounded IDF vets tell New Israel Fund CEO: ‘Stop harming us’

A new series of videos addressed to the CEO of the New Israel Fund, Daniel Sokatch, call on him to stop funding organizations that delegitimize Israel and the IDF in the upcoming year.

CEO of the New Israel Fund, Daniel Sokatch
03 December '18..

The videos include personal testimonies from bereaved parents, Druze and Muslim minorities, a wounded IDF veteran and a resident of the Gaza periphery, each stating how the New Israel Fund has “harmed” them.

“The New Israel Fund harms me as well,” states Israeli-Arab Issam Ottman, whose son Youssef was murdered in a terrorist attack in September 2017.

How The New Israel Fund Harms Me: Issam Othman:

“The NIF funds millions of dollars to ‘Machsom Watch,’ which according to testimonies of soldiers at the scene, a ‘Machsom Watch’ activist caused a disturbance at the checkpoint where the attack occurred and shouted ‘You’re a disgrace’ at one of the soldiers, moments before the attack.”

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