Key Points of Congressional Funding for Israel

Following Hamas’s attack on October 7, 2023, President Biden requested that Congress provide emergency supplemental funding for Israel as part of a broader security package that also included assistance for Ukraine and Taiwan. An intense debate ensued between Democrats and Republicans over the past six months over whether this aid should be packaged together or whether measures to address U.S. border security should also be included. This week a package of bills—the National Security Supplemental, totaling $95.3 billion and containing provisions to support Israel and confront Iran that closely track many of JINSA’s previous recommendations—was finally passed and signed into law.

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