It’s the what that matters, not the why

01.10.2012                      15.Tischrei. 5773                      Sukkot 1

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It's the what that matters, not the why

A personal account of Israel’s development and humanitarian efforts in Haiti.

When asked the question, “Why does Israel spend thousands a month on Haiti?” I find myself at a loss of words. The same question could be asked when we talk about Nepal, El Salvador, Malawi, Chad, East Timor and so on. The number of countries with Israeli development teams in 2011 was approximately 110. For a country with only 7.7 million inhabitants and a GDP of 242 billion dollars, that is quite impressive….