While Israel receives great support from the United States and its Jewish community today, it did not during its inception. Until the '67 war, American Jews were afraid of visiting and investing in Israel. Russia and France were Israel's first allies. The U.S. as a state became an ally only after the '56 war.
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from the article: Will U.S. Jews stand together in Israel’s next crisis?