Anya Byrne is a junior at Leon High School and attends Temple Israel in Tallahassee, Florida. She is President of her youth group, PARTY, Ambassador of her school’s Model United Nations Club, and participates in Youth Leadership Tallahassee. She enjoys chorus, playing the steel drums, and listening to music.
Although Israel is a small country thousands of miles away from us, I believe that the U.S. has an important role to play in facilitating peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians. The U.S. has historically fostered a strong, mutually beneficial relationship with Israel, now providing $3.8 billion per year in Foreign Military Financing,