Maybe he forgets the 600 US soldiers and their patriot missiles deployed to Israel during Desert Storm?
I don't think he forgot them, it just wouldn't have been appropriate to compare 600 soldiers (who did not suffer casualties as far as I know) to the huge war effort of the Soviet Union.
I wonder if the Jews liberated by US and other Allied troops would say that the battles that liberated them weren't to save Jews.
The Allies did a lot to defeat Hitler, but most of the work was done by the Russians (financed and supported by the US, no doubt).
Unfortunately, the western Allies didn't care much about the Holocaust, despite the Polish Government in Exile asking them to do something sooner.
It was the Russians who liberated most concentration camps and all death camps (which were located in the east).
The nation of Israel exists because other countries came to the defense of Jews and a homeland for you.
That is true.
But do consider how much different it would have been if the Arabs had not also been supported by the British. The Arab armies that attacked Israel in 1948 were British-trained and British-led and has British weapons. Israel was saved at that point by a delivery of weapons from Czechoslovakia.
The US only became an ally of Israel in the 1970s.
So the other countries, who didn't directly come to the defence of Israel, helped both sides, changing loyalties over time.
How much of Israel's national budget comes from US (and other nations) taxpayers?
Less than 20% of the defence budget, as far as I know.
I commend Israel for its accomplishments and the Israeli military for its successes, but no one can say that Israel has stood without the help of other nations.
I don't think he said that Israel has stood without the help of other nations. He said that Israel, in contrast to the Europeans, has never asked for anybody's help, specifically not for the deaths of other country's sons. Israel, in contrast to America's European allies, did not waste American lives, only American money (and much less of that than the others).
America's most cost-effective ally remains Israel, depite what people might say about how much money the US give to Israel.
And while I myself am totally convinced that the US are (now, or at least most recently) Israel's most reliable powerful ally, even I cannot imagine American soldiers dying in the West-Bank trying to defend or liberate Israel like they did for so many other countries in the world.
I predict that if Israel loses a war and is overrun by the Arabs, NOONE will come to her aid, not even the Americans.