military aid

ADL Quits Interfaith Dialogue After Churches Criticize Israel Aid

Protestant Church leaders write to Congress, asking for a reevaluation of U.S. military aid to Israel.

10/11/2012

The Anti-Defamation League withdrew from participating in a national Jewish-Christian interfaith dialogue after church leaders asked Congress to reevaluate U.S. military aid to Israel.

The ADL in a statement called the request "a serious breach of trust by mainline Protestant Church leaders" participating in the annual interfaith meeting, which will be held on Oct. 22.

House Approves 'Iron Dome' Funding for Israel

05/21/2010
JTA

WASHINGTON (JTA) -- The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved President Obama's request for an additional $205 million in assistance to Israel for a short-range missile defense system.

The vote approving funding for "Iron Dome" passed Thursday 410-4. The money is above the $3 billion in annual defense assistance Israel already receives from the United States.

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