Israelis buy American weapons with American money and this helps America? How? Would it not be simpler to just keep American money in America or buy American weapons by cutting out the middle man (Israel)? In England we say this is the equivalent of saying 'lend me a fiver and I'll buy you a pint'.
Man shot dead in northern Israel town of Bi'ina, police say the murder was gang related (Haaretz)
from the article: Leading U.S. columnist: Slash defense aid to Israel