President Barak Obama’s trip to Israel was a success if his goal was to gain the Israeli people’s trust. TV news poll showed that 39 percent of Israelis had a positive change of mind about Obama. He said all the right things, most importantly acknowledging the thousands of years of Jewish history in the Land. That was to correct his statement in Cairo four years ago that Israel was created because of the Holocaust.
The Palestinian people greet Obama with protests, though Obama’s meetings with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas was deemed positive.
There are many stories and analyses in the Paper.li links below. I hope to share my own analysis of the week with you early this week.
Don’t forget to click on #Church in the sidebar to read about our brothers and sisters through out the world, especially the persecuted ones.
Paper.li works a little like a newspaper. It categorizes the news into topics and is interactive. Click a topic on the right-hand column to “flip the page” and see another set of headlines. #Church includes headlines about persecution of the brothers. #Israel as all stories about “the apple of God’s eye.”