Bill by MK Ofir Akunis
Associations Act (Amendment
of Political A
ssociations in Israel)
In the Associations Act
1980, Subsection 36
), the definition
"foreign diplomatic entity" shall be
""A Political Association
an association whose goals include an
the State of Israel's political and security agenda, or
an association in the framework
of which activities of political nature
Subsection (a) shall be followed by:
A political association will not receive a donation exceeding
a year from a foreign diplomatic entity.";
In subsection (b1), "
on" shall be followed by: "
is not a
This bill is meant to ban associations in Israel from receiving donations from foreign
governments or international bodies such as the United Nations or the European
n view of the inciting activities of many organizations that operate under the
guise of "human rights organizations" and intend to impact on the political discourse
, nature, and policy of the State of Israel.
that the State of Israel s
hould freely and declaratively
to intervene in its domestic affairs. This amendment does not intend to
harm social or other associations. It is meant to prevent foreign states from
intervening in Israeli politics
ng associations of political nature, and
to put an end to the intervention of foreign bodies in determining the future
, and life in the State of Israel.