The Democratic Bloc

The Democratic Bloc is platform for civil society collaboration working to research, expose, and shame extremist organizations operating in Israel as well as the U.S. funding streams which support their work. The Democratic Bloc also works with international and Israeli media to draw attention to the problematic activities of illiberal groups and the, and provides actionable research to partner organizations struggling to preserve Israeli democracy, many of which are attacked by the same extremist organizations seeking to delegitimize groups opposing Israeli occupation and settlements.

The Democratic Bloc’s recent work includes:

  • “US Duty Free Magnates Fund Controversial Israeli Settlements” (The Associated Press)
  • “US Duty Free magnates bankrolled expansion of Israeli settlement vineyard over Palestinian land” (The Independent)

  • “Israeli Extremists Are Making a Comeback—With the Help of US Tax Dollars” (The Nation)