Ir Amim

Ir Amim (Hebrew: עיר עמים‎; "City of Peoples" or "City of Nations") is an Israeli left-wing activist non-profit organization founded in 2004 that focuses on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in Jerusalem. It seeks to ensure the "dignity and welfare of all its residents and that safeguards their holy places, as well as their historical and cultural heritages."

According to Ir Amim's website, funders have included the Ford Foundation, the EU, New Israel Fund, Moriah Fund, Open Society Institute, Norway, the British Embassy, Czech Republic, and the Netherlands . According to NGO Monitor, a self-described monitor of Israeli civil society, foreign government funding constituted about 67% of the total budget (~ 4 million NIS) in 2007, and about 56% in 2009.

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