Your email is not valid
Recipient's email is not valid
Submit Close

Your email has been sent.

Click here to send another

thescroll_header

Israel, Buy American!

One way to improve U.S. relations

Print Email
Eminem and Chevrolet, in Detroit.(YouTube)

A Jerusalem think tank suggested that Israel start buying cars made in the good ol’ U.S. of A., rather than in Europe or Japan (as it currently does, generally), as it replenishes old cars in its government’s 50,000-vehicle fleet. Not necessarily because American cars are better—ALTHOUGH YOU’RE DARN TOOTIN’ THEY ARE!—but because it would be good for the countries’ relations. Plus, if they buy enough Chevys, maybe Eminem will play Ramat Gan, too.

Report: Jerusalem Think Tank Proposes Replacing 50,000 Israel Gov’t Cars With Detroit Steel [AutoBlog]

Print Email

Marc, would it be possible to get a reliable figure on the percentage of foreign aid to Israel that is turned around and spent in the U.S.? I’ve seen it reported that by law it must account for 75% of the annual aid package, but haven’t been able to confirm that.

Weren’t Mercedes Sedans famously part of the postwar restitution agreement with Germany?

2000

Your comment may be no longer than 2,000 characters, approximately 400 words. HTML tags are not permitted, nor are more than two URLs per comment. We reserve the right to delete inappropriate comments.

Be a Mensch. Support Tablet.

Thank You!

Thank you for subscribing to the Tablet Magazine Daily Digest.
Please tell us about you.

Israel, Buy American!

One way to improve U.S. relations

More on Tablet:

Why the Teenage Girls of Europe Are Joining ISIS

By Lee Smith — Because they want the same things that teenage boys want: a strong sense of meaning and purpose