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Michael Makovi writes:
There is a strong current in the Israeli right wing for Israel to stop accepting American money. The (decidedly statist) late Rabbi Meir Kahane advocated this, the presently living (and libertarian) Moshe Feiglin of the Manhighut Yehudit (“Jewish Leadership”) faction of the Likud party advocates this (Feiglin, a right-wing, pro-Israel libertarian, is the inveterate enemy of Benjamin Netanyahu of the same Likud party, and Netanyahu never misses an opportunity to stab Feiglin in the back), and in my yeshiva, Machon Meir, Yehuda ha-Kohen of the Zionist Freedom Alliance would frequently say, in his lectures, that Jews ought to support Ron Paul as the most pro-Israel candidate.
Here is an article in Arutz Sheva, the media voice of the “settler” movement, in favor of Ron Paul.
Here is an article summarizing all the voices in Israel that call for an end to American aid.
Here is an article by Moshe Feiglin calling for an end to American aid.
It amuses me to no end that all the most Zionist voices in Israel call for an end to American aid to Israel. As best I can figure, it is only the LESS Zionist voices that advocate for aid. I am not so cynical as to say that the people advocating for American aid to Israel are actually conspiring to harm Israel in a subtle way, but I do believe they are ignorant, and that the more Zionist people are simply wiser and more learned about what will truly benefit Israel. Ron Paul has some splendidly pro-Israel remarks in his interview with Mike Church, and I wish more Zionists would listen to Ron Paul.