This story is about one effort, why do you make generalizations and assumptions. Jews are one of the most philanthropic groups in the world while being less than 1% of world population and about 2% of US population. Also, as we are so small in numbers, we only have ourselves to turn to, while the amazing US service people have many to support them, including the many patriotic US Jews!
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from the article: American Jews fund $2.2 million gym for Israel's Mossad