11/ Chutpah : rich Israel taking billions in handouts from US tax - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 08.12.07 | 04:30 (IST)

    Israel is a 1st world country with high per capita income. A few months ago, a study of worlds millionaires revealed Israel's millionaires grew 15% - much higher than the US itself. Meanwhile Israel takes billions in aid, military aid, loans in the billions that are never repaid, and tax exemptions for private citizens to give money to Israel - all from the US taxpayers. While our schools deteriorate, our roads crumble, and our prisons are overcrowded, Israel makes a fortune from our tax dollars. So tell me about chutzpah! Meanwhile millions of Palestinians live in 3rd world conditions, blockaded, attacked, and humiliated for the crime of being arab with no Jewish blood.

    from the article: Arab League head urges world to increase aid to Palestinians
    First published 00:00 07.12.07 | Last updated 00:00 07.12.07
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