Freedom of Speech in Israel

June 16, 2010

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Naomi Chazan, president of the New Israel Fund, photo by Joe Mabel
Naomi Chazan, president of the New Israel Fund, found herself in the midst of a controversy earlier this year when the New Israel Fund was accused of helping to fund the Goldstone report. The New Israel Fund is an organization that supports religious pluralism and civil rights in Israel.

The Goldstone Report is part of a United Nations inquiry led by Judge Richard Goldstone. It accuses Israel and Palestinian militants of committing war crimes during the Gaza conflict in 2009.