To this threat, Jerusalem provides counterpoint, for Jerusalem embodies our memories and hopes.
They consigned us, they believed, to the dust bin of history ― a once great people, now abandoned by God; bypassed by time. When we built our houses we left a square unplastered, and we broke a glass at weddings in memory of Jerusalem. The past was instantly present, incredibly, transcendentally, transforming who we knew ourselves to be. We are not despised and impoverished itinerants, surviving on the fickle goodwill of other nations.
He is co-founder of Honest Reporting.com, and author of "David & Goliath", the definitive account of anti-Israel media bias.