Extreme Israeli group takes root in US with fundraising bid

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Al-Araby

An Israeli group raising funds for Jewish extremists convicted in some of the country’s most notorious hate crimes against Palestinians is collecting tax-exempt donations from the United States, according to findings by The Associated Press and the Israeli investigative platform Shomrim. The records in the case suggest that Israel’s far-right is gaining a new foothold in the US. The amount of money raised through a US nonprofit is not known. But the AP and Shomrim have documented the money trail from New Jersey to imprisoned Israeli radicals who include Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin’s assassin …

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