To Andrea, whose "taxes go mostly to Israel" - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Christopher
    • 21.04.05 | 06:54 (IDT)

    Andrea, I don't know what source you are reading, but Israel gets between 1/6 and 1/3 of US foreign aid contributions, just above the amount given to Egypt. Foreign aid is 1% of the federal budget, so we are talking something like .033% of your tax dollars go to Israel, according to the Congressional Budget Office. Try to get the facts next time.

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