Rabbis Seek to Counter Anti-Israeli "Leftist" European Funding

Excerpt: JERUSALEM – A group of hundreds of prominent rabbis here are seeking to counter European funding to leftist Israeli organizations that promote land giveaways by embarking on a multimillion-dollar campaign to fight Israeli territorial concessions to the Palestinians. "Europe is currently supporting with millions of dollars leftist elements in Israel that are calling on Israel to concede more and more land. These elements for over 30 years have been gripped with a defeatist mentality and have been brainwashing the Israeli public that peace in Israel can be achieved only by constant dangerous withdrawals," said a statement by the Rabbinical Congress for Peace, a coalition of more than 350 Israeli rabbinic leaders and pulpit rabbis.

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