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New October 16, 2008

Israel's Secret US Public Relations Plan

In the early 1960's, Israel funneled more than $5 million into US propaganda and lobbying operations.  The funding, equivalent to more than $35 million in today's dollars, was laundered from the quasi governmental Jewish Agency into an Israel lobby umbrella group, the American Zionist Council.  The two page master plan was subpoenaed by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and entered into hearing records on the activities of foreign agents in the United States.



August 1, 2007

AIPAC Directs Political Action Committee Candidate Donations

In 1988, internal memos reveal AIPAC directing Political Action Committee donations to preferred candidates in violation of its tax-exempt nonprofit status.


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AIPAC's Battle with the DOJ - DECLASSIFIED

Documents the transition of a public relations employee of the Israeli Foreign Ministry to founder of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee or AIPAC.  Provides analysis and all key documents of how the DOJ ordered the American Zionist Council to register as Israel's foreign agent in 1962, and the subsequent transfer of AZC operations to AIPAC.





New October 16, 2008
AIPAC Founder Ordered to Re-register as a Foreign Agent

DOJ asks AIPAC founder Isaiah L. Kenen to re-register as a foreign agent of the Israeli government if he leaves the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs  - Declassified and released under FOIA on March 13, 2008.




September 1, 2007

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee Investigates Israel

In 1962 the Senate Foreign Relations Committee investigated the Jewish Agency and the American Zionist Council.  Their funding flows from Israel as well as lobbying and public relations campaigns in the United States were explored during sworn testimony on May 23, and August 1, 1963.


August 20, 2008

DOJ Orders Israel Lobby Umbrella Group to Register as a Foreign Agent

In 1962 the US Department of Justice ordered the American Zionist Council to register as a foreign agent.  This umbrella organization to Hadassah and the Zionist Organization of America was receiving laundered funds from the Jewish Agency for public relations and lobbying in the United States.


August 4, 2005
AIPAC executives and DOD employee Indicted

AIPAC director of Foreign Policy Steven Rosen, AIPAC Senior Middle East Analyst Keith Weissman and Colonel Lawrence Franklin indicted under the 1917 Espionage Act for efforts to influence US Iran policy.

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