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Americans Sent $700,000,000 in Gifts to Israel Since End of War

Private gifts by Americans to Israel accounted for about $700,000,000 since the end of the war, it is indicated in a report on American postwar private aid published by the U.S. Department of Commerce. The report said that Israel received the largest amount of private aid given to any individual country.

Most of the gifts to Israel were made through institutions rather than through individuals. The report states that 80 percent of the institutional remittances are made by organizations connected with religious groups.