With peace on the backburner, Obama’s trip to Israel will remain futile
A successful presidential trip to Israel ought to remove more roadblocks in the peace process than those set up in Jerusalem for his motorcade.
The last time that a U.S. president visited Israel, I was spending my third year at rabbinical school, living in Jerusalem. The year was 2008, and a week prior to the president's arrival I remember sitting in taxi cabs, chatting away with the drivers (who I found sometimes had a better pulse on Israel society than many politicians) about U.S. President George W. Bush and the hope that his arrival would bring a...
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