Since 1948, when Israel was declared a sovereign nation, Israel has had a significant relationship with the United States. There are many reasons why this relationship is so strong; some attribute this to the strong proIsrael lobby, powered by both American Jews and Evangelical Christians, and others focusing on Israel's reputation as “the only democracy in the Middle East.” Regardless of the reason, the U.S.- Israel relationship is and remains a strong allyship.
This post was originally published on the Cardozo Journal of Equal Rights and Social Justice website on October 26, 2021. The original post can be accessed via the Archived Link button above.
Sandomir, Heidi, "H.R. 2590: Finally Conditioning U.S. Aid to Israel" (2021). ERSJ Blog. 6.