Israel is the only democratic nation in the middle east. They are surrounded by hostile dictatorships. Israel and the US share more important info vital to each country than any other nation in the world. If you want to cut aid, try Japan, europe to start.
Ofir Akunis officially replaces Danny Danon as minister of science, technology, and space (Haaretz)
from the article: U.S. Senate Democrats reject Tea Party leader's call to cut Israel aid