under attack because organizations that it financed produced much of the material that was used in the Goldstone Report. The attacks have apparently hurt NIF's fund-raising enough that on Sunday they came out with new guidelines for grantees. Or did they?
“NIF is now sending mixed signals regarding these reported new guidelines,” says Prof. Gerald Steinberg, president of NGO Monitor. “We do not know whether these are old or new guidelines, or how they will be implemented. NIF clearly is having an internal debate about whether to continue funding groups that de-legitimize and demonize Israel. This is an important debate, but it is now being muddied now with unclear messages.”
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