The results are in & the answer is clear: despite overwhelming pressure from well-intentioned Republican activists & smear-meisters of darker intent, Jewish-Americans all across the USA embraced the candidacy of Barack Obama. Meanwhile, here in Metro Chicago, a nice crowd turned out to greet Ibtisam Mara’ana at the Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema. I am so proud to be a Jew!
Here’s the local word on Rahm Emanuel: “He can be a ‘mamzer,’ but he’s our mamzer.” Dare we hope for real progress in the Middle East during the Obama Presidency? Where there’s life, there’s hope!!!