After Two Whirlwind Days, Haaretz Contributors Weigh in on Obama's Visit

Remarking on a trip jam-packed with pomp, circumstance and one stirring landmark speech, Haaretz writers and columnists examine several angles of a very busy presidential visit.

Obama's visit is a royal visit of love, says Ari Shavit, referencing the poem by Israel Pincas. Here the president displayed in his actions a heart yearning for peace, with perhaps a touch of naivete, while his speech in Jerusalem served as a...