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  • NEWS ANALYSIS Foreign aid and Wye package get trapped in U.S. budget battles

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 10 (JTA) – Israel”s backers in Washington have long sought to ensure that foreign aid to the Jewish state remains above the partisan fray. This year, however, that has not happened. With Congress and the White House battling over the budget, Israel”s nearly $3 billion in annual aid as well as funds to…