One of the U.S. charities that funded Canary Mission is trying to distance itself, but alumni of its teen program say it isn’t going far enough.
“Given what The Foundation has learned, it is suspending any further grants to Megamot Shalom,” the foundation said in a statement.
The Israeli not-for-profit that appears to be behind Canary Mission is controlled by former employees of an Orthodox yeshiva network.
The fact that Jewish federations and other Jewish public charities fund Canary Mission is simply business as usual.
A second major U.S. Jewish charity has acknowledged to the Forward that it funded the shadowy Israeli charity that appears to run Canary Mission.
The San Francisco Jewish Federation has funded Tea Party Patriots, Turning Point USA and a slew of groups accused of Islamophobia.
By taking these steps, we believe the Federation and Diller Foundation can begin the process of rebuilding trust
Canary Mission provides a huge public service, operating as an early-warning alarm system for the safety and well-being of American Jewry.
Israel’s Strategic Affairs and Public Diplomacy Ministry is using information from the controversial right-wing website Canary Mission
“Both the Helen Diller Family Foundation and the Federation will not support the Canary Mission in the future.”