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House approves funding bill including Iron Dome missile system

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/nation/article/house_approves_funding_bill_including_iron_dome_missile_system_20101209

The U.S. House of Representatives included missile defense assistance for Israel in a massive funding bill. Included in the $1.1 trillion bill passed Wednesday was $205 million for Iron Dome, a new Israeli short-range missile defense system aimed at containing rocket attacks from the Gaza Strip and Lebanon, as well as $200 million for existing joint U.S.-Israel missile defense programs like the Arrow.

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