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.
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
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AIPAC's Battle with the
DOJ - DECLASSIFIED
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
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.
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.
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.
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
AIPAC executives and DOD employee
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