Israel has innumerable enemies but it also has many friends. It is crucial that those friends be armed with consistent truths from the Israeli government so that they can support Israel with clarity and assurance.
When we finally parted from Kim after the concert, he said, “God bless you, and you should be proud of Israel.”
“I am,” I replied. I only wish everyone else was as well.
About the Author:Sara Lehmann, a freelance writer living in Brooklyn, was formerly an editor at a major New York publishing house.
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