Time for Jerusalem to Cut the Money Cord with Washington

Israel’s economy is booming. So why is the United States still giving it $3.1 billion a year? That’s the question on the minds of some of Israel’s biggest supporters in Washington.

Source: Some of Israel’s Top Defenders Say It’s Time to End U.S. Aid – The Daily Beast

Regardless of the motivation and provenance of this article, it is time for all Jews to agree that the State of Israel cannot afford to be the economic or military captive of any other nation, even the United States. It is time to end Israel’s financial dependence on the US while we still have the chance to do so on terms favorable to both Israel and the Jewish Diaspora.

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