If you don't have a high tech degree and lots of money you are not good aliyah material. And if you think the Israeli economy is booming just at the 1/3 of Israeli children who go hungry. American Jews are investing in the place where they live and it is the bread and butter issues that concern them. In that they have a lot in common with most Israelis and most of the rest of the world.
Reformists are in the lead in Iranian parliamentary elections (dpa)
from the article: Bibi, Tom Friedman, and U.S. Jews divesting from Israel