This publication would not have been possible without the generous sponsorship of AICE founder and advisory board member Eli Hertz. Hertz Computer Corporation provided the equipment on which the manuscript was completed. Eli also made helpful suggestions on the text and was the major contributor to the chapter on science and technology.
AICE is particularly grateful to Bob and Claire Mazer. As a founding member of the organization and member of the advisory committee, Claire's moral support and guidance have helped AICE get off to a successful start.
Thanks are also due for the support of contributing members Andrew and Diane Lappin and Sy and Estelle Opper.
Other AICE projects have received support from the Diana and Robert Davidow Foundation and the Meyer and Jean Steinberg Family Foundation.
The author would like to especially thank Osias Goren and Steve Spiegel of the Center for Foreign Policy Options for allowing the American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise to be affiliated with its work.
Material contained in this manuscript was gathered from a variety of sources and I would like to especially thank Dr. Irvin Asher and the BIRD, BARD (no relation) and BSF foundations.
Finally, I would like to thank Dassi Stern, Yona Ettinger, Gadi Shalitin and Ilana Artman for reading and commenting on the manuscript.