Does the US directly support the building of the illegal settlements?. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Leon
    • 16.08.11 | 17:44 (IDT)

    The IRS gives US citizens tax deductions to US citizens for making contributions to 'non-profit' organiztions which monetarily support the building of settlements and financial support to settlers living in the settlements built in the Occupied West Bank. The IRS has made reports to Congress about this and has asked for changes to the tax code to remove the ability of organizations to recieve tax breaks for doing activities which directly work against stated US foreighn policies - but AIPAC has too much political influence and clout for this to happen at present. I know, I know for many of you this shows that I am either a self-hating Jew or an anti-semite.

    from the article: U.S. Senator seeks to cut aid to elite IDF units operating in West Bank and Gaza
    First published 02:56 16.08.11 | Last updated 02:56 16.08.11
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