“With Israel’s survival increasingly viewed as a burden for Washington to bare, the Jewish state should remember that it is but one of many allies that the United States has around the world.
In sheer volume, the amount of aid provided to Israel by the United States is the most generous foreign aid program ever between any two countries. Israel receives more US aid per capita annually than the total annual GNP per capita of several Arab states.
What is perhaps even more unusual is that Israel, like its benefactor, is an advanced, industrialized, technologically-sophisticated country, as well as a major arms exporter…”
To read the entire essay as it appears in the Jewish Press, click here: http://www.jewishpress.com/indepth/opinions/surviving-without-u-s-financial-aid/2012/10/11/