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How Did Israel Beat the Economic Odds?

Ruth228 Wrote: Apr 26, 2013 3:13 PM
their childrens future as a huge priority, even over their own current returns. Just a thought that their priorities are culturally different and it does have an impact.

Israel’s economic prowess currently stands in stark contrast to its neighbors. How did the country now labeled an ‘economic miracle’ manage to beat the odds? Seth Mandel explores this for Townhall Magazine.


In July 2012, Mitt Romney, the presumptive Republican nominee for president, landed himself in hot water for uncharacteristically politically incorrect remarks. At a fundraiser in Jerusalem, Romney pointed out the economic disparity between Israel and the Palestinians. Geography could not explain it, but something else could;...