Why America Should Help Israel

September 29, 2010
I think that the U.S. should give help and support to Israel, because Israel is suffering from terrorism. Israel doesn’t have a lot of money, space, or power to control terrorist territories that are much bigger, more powerful, and extremely aggressive.

The U.S needs to help other countries. The main reason for this is that America is a rich and powerful country. Also, since America is fighting terrorism itself, it would be much more comfortable for the United States to help Israel at same time.

Some people believe that Israel is not being fair to its surrounding countries, I disagree completely. Israel recently gave Gaza to one of the Arab countries bur it is now using it to attack Israel. Although Israel started the war, Gaza is being controlled by terrorists. I think that it’s the right thing to start an anti-terrorism (to protect southern Israel) operation particularly [in this case] Hamas.
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Can you imagine everyday people are worrying that a rocket will fall on their roofs? People go around in worry; afraid of an attack. Nothing can be done without a worry. (An attack warning is no surprise.) The United Nations is around the globe, and if this was the top priority in their meetings, Israel would regain control of itself (especially because America is one of the most important countries in the United Nations). Therefore I think that the American government should help Israel.

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Miniterror said...
Jul. 12, 2013 at 2:09 pm
I must point out a very important reason we should also support and assist Israel. In the Bible, God tells Abraham that he will always protect his descendents, AKA, the people of Israel. He also said that whoever helped Israel would be blessed and that those who were against Israel would be cursed. Ever since the United States started wavering in her loyalty to Israel, our economy has been going downhill.
joecool101 replied...
Jul. 13, 2013 at 7:31 am
Thank you for your comment. That is very true.
BilbroSwaggins This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 27, 2013 at 10:53 pm
I think the biggest reason we should help Israel is that there will come a time where the world will see the greatest war ever, and Israel will have the greatest soldier ever... Jesus Christ. So yeah we should be great protectors of Israel, who shall we not forget are God's chosen people.  
joecool101 replied...
May 28, 2013 at 6:44 pm
Thank you.
meok said...
Nov. 27, 2012 at 10:38 pm
While I'm not saying that Israel doesn't deserve aid, I would like to point out that they are also guilty of human rights violations. This is a conflict in which both sides have their hands dirty, so to paint it as completely black and white is misleading.
joecool101 replied...
Jan. 15, 2013 at 6:02 pm
I challenge you to point me to a single human rights violation Israel is guilty of.
LogicandRain replied...
Aug. 15, 2014 at 5:32 pm
Stopping Palestinians from crossing the borders to get to the other half of their country that Israel was shoved in the middle of.  Restricing the access to food and medical provisions for Palestinians. 
Hana R. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Apr. 8, 2015 at 1:08 am
Kicking Palestinians out of their homes. Bombing civilians. Imprisoning men, women, and children for little to no reason. Blockading Gaza, not letting people enter or leave.
listenlistenlisten said...
Nov. 26, 2012 at 10:03 pm
uumm i thought the u.s already supported the country for years now , all they do is damage, the u.s should be helping Gaza in my opinion .
Miniterror replied...
Jul. 12, 2013 at 2:19 pm
Why? Let me appeal to a bit of logic please. Let's say  there is a kid at a school that is being bullied. The school has been doing what it can to protect the kid from the bullies and has been doing a fairly good job, with the exception of a few incidents. One day the bullies are picking on the kid and a teacher walks by. The boy calls out to the teacher for help. The teacher looks at the situation and thinks, 'I've helped this kid plenty of times, I think I should help the... (more »)
LogicandRain replied...
Aug. 15, 2014 at 5:37 pm
The bullies=Terrorists The victims=Palestinians and the relatively  few people (in comparison) who have been hurt or killed in Iisrael.  Trust me, if you bothered to do even the slightest bit of research you would find out who the real bullies are... Israel have no right to do half the things they have done. 
mdevries568 said...
Nov. 17, 2012 at 12:05 pm
First of all, this essay shows no facts, no references and all opinions.  What grade are you in?  This would never even be read in college.  If you want to make an argument you need to first research all sides of the topic and you must address both sides or else you just sound rude and nieve.  You also can't refer to another group of people as dogs.  That is inhumane and degrading.  You need to also respect both sides.  Overall I think you need to rewrite t... (more »)
joecool101 replied...
Jan. 15, 2013 at 6:03 pm
Instead of criticizing me, perhaps you yourself should focus on my points. I have every right to call terrorists dogs because they murder innocent people. 
sophwolbes replied...
Sept. 16, 2013 at 12:23 pm
If you knew anything about the MIddle East, you would understand how much more complicated it is than terrorists v. innocent people. Do you honestly think that Israelis are completely innocent? You need to do some research.
Devonchick said...
Feb. 24, 2012 at 3:45 pm
I think that the USA has their own problems to deal with. Plus Isreal started the war, so that s not supporting your topic we shouldn't have to help them because they started it!
Miniterror replied...
Jul. 12, 2013 at 2:27 pm
Israel did NOT start the war. The Israelites had been pushed out of the land by the Palestinians. In more recent times, they have come back and taken back the land; this caused surrounding countries to attack Israel due to its largely Christian and Jewish ideals, even though the country also has Islam integrated into the land.
redpanda26 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 14, 2012 at 6:34 pm
OK, so I'd like to start by saying I'm not here to argue with you about politics. I don't think the US should support Israel and this article didn't change my mind because it isn't complete enough. You always give people "history lessons," so try using them in your writing to make it more convincing and it might also make it seem less biased. Just a tip.
joecool101 replied...
Jan. 15, 2012 at 6:35 am
Readpanda26: If you say the U.S. shouldn't support Israel, you must explain yourself.
redpanda26 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Jan. 15, 2012 at 2:09 pm
Other countires were there first, and when Israel became a country, they attacked countries all around them and are causing problems and relocating people. They are more powerful than surrounding countries and abuse their countries. I don't care if according to religion they "deserve" the land, because I think that has nothing to do with real life. If they have problems, we should stay out of it. That's my opinion, you asked for it, so don't start telling me I'm wrong.
joecool101 replied...
Jun. 7, 2012 at 8:59 pm

My Dear redpanda26, 

Unfortunately, I am obliged to give you a "history lesson" because you have been misinformed. elThis has nothing to do with opinion; it is fact. Within hours of Israel declaring itself as a state five Arab Countries (Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria) invavded Israel. By a miracle Israel was not destroyed. Also, when you talk about Israel's "power" think about the size of the country: no larger than the state of New Jersey and surrounded by huge countries th... (more »)

yuio said...
Jan. 14, 2012 at 11:41 am
There's a reason Israel has many enemies...
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