Tags: Israeli American Council

Israel’s plan to secretly fund pro-Israel groups in the U.S.

In 2018 The Forward reported on repeated efforts by the Israeli government money to push money into American Jewish institutions to use in advocating for Israel. The efforts come from an Israeli ministry whose actions, even within Israel, are veiled in secrecy….. American groups using this secret money to influence American discourse would be violating US law…

Israel Affinity Organizations & Businesses Received Millions in Forgivable PPP Loans

Vast numbers of American small businesses found their banks would not return phone calls or process loans. But a number of organizations that advocate for Israel received substantial support… More than 1,000 Jewish organizations (most –perhaps all– advocate for Israel) received the federal loans totaling approximately $540 million to $1.3 billion…

Israeli dual citizens driving US laws against Palestinians, BDS, etc

The Israeli American Council is a ten-year-old organization of dual US-Israeli citizens. Its lobbying arm has been the driving force and partial architect of anti-BDS laws passed in Nevada, California and Texas and is currently advancing similar legislation in Massachusetts. It also helped promote the “Taylor Force Act” and other bills for Israel. Report includes photos and videos….