The Jewish Communal Fund Invests in Islamophobia

by Eli Clifton Donald Trump’s proposal to ban Muslim immigration to the U.S. brought an outcry from across the political spectrum. The idea that the leading candidate for the Republican presidential nomination could propose a policy of outright discrimination based… Continue Reading  

The Parallel Universe of the Sharia Alarmists

Last week, Matt Duss took to the pages of National Review to urge the magazine to dissociate itself from the anti-Islam polemicists David Horowitz and Robert Spencer. Duss pointed out that National Review had first established itself as a voice… Continue Reading  

Meet An Islamophobia Network Funder: The Varet And Rosenwald Family

Reposted by arrangement with Think Progress The Varet and Rosenwald family’s philanthropy — led by Elizabeth Varet, a director at American Securities Management and a granddaughter of Sears Roebuck founder Julius Rosenwald, David Steinmann and Nina Rosenwald — are identified… Continue Reading  

Meet an Islamophobia Network Donor: The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation

Reposted by arrangement with Think Progress The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation serves as a legacy for brothers Lynde and Harry, co-founders of the Allen-Bradley Company, and contributed $5.37 million to the Islamophobia network tracked in our new report, Fear… Continue Reading  

Meet An Islamophobia Network Funder: Richard Scaife

Reposted by arrangement with Think Progress Richard Scaife and his three Pittsburgh-based foundations — the Sarah Scaife, Carthage, and Allegheny foundations — represent one of the biggest contributors to the Islamophobia network with combined contributions of $7.875 million. CAP’s report,… Continue Reading