Meet An Islamophobia Network Funder: The Varet And Rosenwald Family - 2011-09-02
The Varet and Rosenwald family's philanthropy — led by Elizabeth Varet, a director at American Securities Management and a granddaughter of Sears Roebuck founder Julius Rosenwald, David Steinmann and Nina Rosenwald — are identified in the Center for American Progress' new report Fear Inc., as one of the top donors to the U.S. Islamophobia network. Their family foundations, the Anchorage Charitable Fund and William Rosenwald Family Fund, contributed $2.818 million dollars to organizations which fan the flames of Islamophobia.
The Varet family helps fund: Steve Emerson's Investigative Project on Terrorism ($10,000); Counterterrorism & Security Education and Research Foundation ($15,000); Daniel Pipes' Middle East Forum ($2,320,229.33); Frank Gaffney's Center for Security Policy ($437,000); the Clarion Fund ($25,000); David Horowitz's Freedom Center ($11,000) and Brigitte Gabriel's American Congress for Truth ($125,000).
David Steinmann — also a director at American Securities Management, a trustee for the Anchorage Charitable Fund and president of the William Rosenwald Family Fund, sits as a board member at Frank Gaffney's Center for Security Policy.