Enough already: Move the embassy to Jerusalem

On June 5, 2017, the United States Senate approved Resolution 176, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem, and reminded us that "there has been a continuous Jewish presence in Jerusalem for 3 millennia."  This legislative initiative was preceded by the Jerusalem Embassy Act (Public Law 104-45), on November 8, 1995, which indicated that "Jerusalem should remain the undivided capital of Israel" and that the American Embassy, currently in Tel Aviv, at the will of the president of the United States, may be relocated to Jerusalem. President Trump has followed the path of his predecessor presidents: he has chosen not to honor the intent of the Jerusalem Embassy Act, nor his campaign promise to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, for fear of alienating already hostile Middle Eastern nations and populations, so as to float his personal peace plan. Lest we forget, only fifty years ago, war was forced upon our loyal Middle...(Read Full Post)