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Correction: ML–Israel-Palestinians-Settlers-Online Fundraisers story

Feb 22, 2024, 11:26 AM | Updated: Feb 23, 2024, 3:10 am

The entrance sign to Meitarim Industrial Zone, near the Meitarim farm outpost in the South Hebron H...

The entrance sign to Meitarim Industrial Zone, near the Meitarim farm outpost in the South Hebron Hills, West Bank, Monday, Feb. 19, 2024. After the Biden administration applied sanctions on four Israeli settlers for acting violently toward Palestinians and activists in the West Bank, online fundraisers sprang to their aid. One campaign begun for a settler named Yinon Levi raised over $100,000 in about two weeks from over 4,000 donors. The campaign was started by a fund linked to the local government in the area and facilitated by an app owned by one of Israel's largest banks. Advocates now say that many of the entities involved in the crowdfunding operation could face sanctions. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)
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(AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)

JERUSALEM (AP) — In a story published Feb. 22, 2024, about online fundraising campaigns for Israeli settlers subject to sanctions, The Associated Press erroneously reported the amount of money raised by a campaign for David Chai Chasdai. It was over $31,000, not $2,500.

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Correction: ML–Israel-Palestinians-Settlers-Online Fundraisers story