Tag Archives: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

  • Fake News about Fake Boos

    9 May 2018

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu removes his accusatory Facebook post about Arab soccer fans after NIF and major media challenge the prime minister.

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  • Truth is Stranger Than Fiction

    26 April 2018

    I never would have believed the Trumpian fashion in which the prime minister would falsely accuse us of trying to “erase the Jewish character of Israel,” or that he would demand, on the basis of lies, that we be subjected to a parliamentary committee of inquiry.

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  • NIF CEO on Win for People Seeking Asylum in Israel: “This Is What Democracy Looks Like”

    24 April 2018

    Earlier today the Israeli government disclosed to Israel’s High Court that it would not forcibly deport people seeking asylum to third countries. PM Benjamin Netanyahu then posted on Facebook that he was seeking to re-open detention facilities for this population. NIF CEO Daniel Sokatch released the following statement…

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  • Celebrating the Real Israel

    19 April 2018

    Today is Israel’s Independence Day. It’s a day for us to celebrate the real Israel — not the exclusionary, narrow, ethnocentric, and increasingly-authoritarian Israel that the country’s political leaders have come to represent, but rather the beautiful, inclusive, pluralistic society that’s there on the ground, made up of real people striving to lead lives of meaning together.

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  • What to Make of the Prime Minister’s Libel?

    12 April 2018

    The days ahead will not be simple — not for Israelis who cherish democracy, not for NIF, and not for the 38,000 people seeking asylum who now find themselves in limbo — but this episode has powerfully demonstrated that we are not alone, and that when we stand together we have real power.

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  • Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Flip-Flop

    11 April 2018

    The prime minister reneged on a deal with the UNHCR after agreeing to a solution on the issue of people seeking asylum in Israel.

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  • Israelis Respond to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Attack on NIF

    11 April 2018

    More than 3,000 Israelis made donations as an act of solidarity with NIF and to stand for Israeli democracy.

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  • UPDATE — NIF CEO: PM’s Lies “Pathetic, Shameful, Stain on Israel”

    2 April 2018

    This evening, PM Benjamin Netanyahu released a statement on Facebook appearing to backtrack on his announcement that Israel has entered a deal to halt its mass deportation plan, including incitement and lies blaming the New Israel Fund for pressuring Rwanda to cancel the deal. NIF CEO Daniel Sokatch released the following statement. . .

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  • NIF CEO on Deportation Win: “Civil Society Stronger than Cruel and Fearful Few”

    2 April 2018

    In response to the Israeli government’s announcement that it will cancel its plan to deport people seeking asylum from African nations, NIF CEO Daniel Sokatch released the following statement. . .

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  • #NoMoreMaror

    23 March 2018

    Tell Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: Stop embittering the lives of asylum seekers.

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