Back home after a great 8 days in Israel with a group of Texas legislators and volunteers with our client the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston. Interestingly, while many in the United States see hope in the Arab Spring, many in Israel see a potential for great instability in the region which could mean a heightened threat to Israel. Both Syria and Egypt have been quiet neighbors with Israel for some time now. The relative calm could vanish if Syria becomes more unstable or if the new government in Egypt becomes a radically religious one.
Leave a Reply