Here’s a Jerusalem municipality worker hanging an American flag near the Israeli President’s residence, in preparation for the visit of U.S. President Barack Obama, starting on March 20.
It’s been rumored that, should Obama not bring a freed Jonathan Pollard with him on Airforce One, Jerusalemites will leave town on the 19th, leaving the visitors with just the press folks and Shimon Peres.
Would be better for parking, too.
About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.
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