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Wallace’s Foundation Donated to Pro-BDS Groups

The Bucks County-based district is heavily Jewish.

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Ally Mutnick
May 17, 2018, 10:58 a.m.

“The foundation run by” philanthropist Scott Wallace (D), who is running “in one of the most heavily Jewish congressional districts in the country has given hundreds of thousands of dollars to organizations that promote the boycott, divestment and sanctions campaign against Israel.”

“Along with his wife, Wallace ran the Wallace Global Fund from 2003 until he stepped down to run for Congress earlier this year. The fund, which according to its most recently available tax filing in 2016 has more than $140 million in net assets, primarily promotes its work combatting climate change, protecting voting rights and strengthening civil society in Africa. But it has also dispersed hundreds of thousands of dollars to anti-Israel groups over the past decade, according to tax records.”

“Wallace’s campaign office did not return requests for comment. After the publication of this article, Wallace’s campaign manager, Eric Nagy, issued a statement saying that Wallace did not support BDS.” (Forward)

Wallace beat former Navy JAG Rachel Reddick (D) in Tuesday’s primary to face Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R).

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