Five things to know about AIPAC, the powerful pro-Israeli lobby in the US

“Every year, people gather to protest AIPAC’s annual conference. Here is a breakdown of how influential this pro-Israeli lobby is in US politics.

AIPAC has an annual budget of $3 million. It connects pro-Israeli donors with politicians during their campaign, and sponsors trips to Israel for lawmakers. All of this is part of an effort to foster relations between the US and Israel.”