Arutz 7 radio commentator Adir Zik revealed this morning that he has evidence that the European Union is contributing 1.7 million Euro (around $1.5 million) to Yossi Beilin's "peace coalition" for their upcoming
The European Union also helps finance Yitzhak Frankenthal's "Bereaved Families' Forum" international campaign to encourage Israeli concessions.
Frankenthal told IMRA that the campaign has a budget of hundreds of thousands of dollars. The Bereaved Families' Forum is a group of Israeli and Palestinian parents whose children died or blew themselves up in the course
of the conflict. They all agree Israel should make concessions.
Investigative reporter Yoav Yitzchak report in the 8 February 2002 issue of Ma'ariv that former Labor Party MK Beilin is drawing an annual salary of NIS 350,000 - NIS 400,000 from The Economic Cooperation Foundation (ECF), a Tel Aviv based organization that he formed with Yair Hirschfeld at the end of 1990.
Yitzchak noted that the bulk of the ECF budget is covered by the European Union. In addition to the salary, ECF covers Beilin's heavy travel expenses - including meetings with Palestinians overseas.