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Jewish groups demand action from Morningstar following anti-Israel bias accusations

wide swath of Jewish and pro-Israel organizations sent a letter to Morningstar executive chairman Joseph Mansueto and CEO Kunal Kapoor last week, urging the Chicago-based financial-services company to implement steps to root out anti-Israel bias at one of its subsidiaries.

Signatories to the July 15 letter include the Anti-Defamation League; American Jewish Committee; Combat Antisemitism Movement; Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations; Christians United for Israel (CUFI); Hadassah: The Women’s Zionist Organization of America; Jewish Funders Network; JLens; the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law; and the Jewish Federations of North America.

The letter follows the release of a May report from White & Case, a law firm hired by Morningstar to investigate claims that the Sustainalytics’ Human Rights Radar risk ratings had anti-Israel bias and was signaling out Israel over human-rights abuses while neglecting serious abuses in other countries.

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