Although rumors have been flying for weeks, the Israeli Foreign Ministry has confirmed to the Exponent that the future of the Israeli Consulate to the Mid-Atlantic region, which serves six states, but first and foremost our area, is being debated.
One letter writer suggests that a rabbi set to retire next year may be on to something that could predict the future of American Jewry while another warns that the Paletsinians will never recognize Israel as a Jewish state.
Just because this year’s election lacks the “buzz” of a presidential year, there is no excuse to skip out on voting. It is especially important for the Jewish community to vote in every election and show our local elected officials that our community has a voice.
American foreign policy in the Middle East has now entered Bizarro World — a place made famous by Jerry Seinfeld, describing a parallel universe where “up is down, down is up,” and where the opposite of what one expects occurs.