Israel, you can forget about American Jewish support in 50 years. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • James
    • 04.02.10 | 20:02 (IST)

    Israel, wake up. You get billions of dollars per year from the U.S. government. Why? Because American Jews strongly, strongly lobby the U.S. government. But it is a fact that American Jews' attachment to Israel is weakening with each succeeding generation. As the Baby Boomers die off, Generations X and Y will not have same knee-jerk loyalty and will want to know why Israel, a country they were taught to love, rejects their Judaism. They won't put their own hands in the political fire for you any more. If you still want the billions and the political cover, you had better make nice.

    from the article: 'U.S. Jews concerned over state of pluralism in Israel'
    First published 17:18 04.02.10 | Last updated 19:03 07.02.10
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