Evangelical-Funded Israel-Related Charity Head Resigns Amidst Sexual Harassment Allegations

IFCJ HEAD QUITS UNEXPECTEDLY AS SEXUAL HARASSMENT LAWSUIT TO GO AHEAD

A decision to proceed was handed down by a district court in Illinois last month after the IFCJ reportedly submitted an appeal to dismiss the case

In a shock move, the CEO of International Fellowship of Christians and Jews George Mamo has quit.

This comes following accusations that he sexually harassed two of his employees.
According to an article by Haaretz, his decision to resign comes just after a US court decision was made to move ahead with the sexual harrassment lawsuit brought forward by the two former employees.
A decision to proceed was handed down by a district court in Illinois last month after the IFCJ reportedly submitted an appeal to dismiss the case.
The court rejected the appeal.
Sources told Haaretz, that despite the pending lawsuit, it’s believed he was set to stay on as CEO for another two years.
The court documents say that the one of the women charged that he had “stared at her breasts… refused to promote her because she would not have sex with him,” while the other woman “reported similar conduct” and that he had fired her because she was a woman.
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George Mamo, CEO of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, is accused of harassing two female employees; IFCJ raises about $140 million a year for Israel

The CEO of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews the largest private philanthropy active in Israel is stepping down unexpectedly. George Mamo s resignation comes on the heels of a U.S. court…

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