The Humility that Jerusalem Brings

Posted June 30, 2017 9:30 pm by Editor

Lots of people have been reflecting on the Six Day War this month: the combat, the diplomacy, the subsequent conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. I have consumed much of this writing as someone who works on Middle East issues, but have concluded that of all the fascinating aspects of the war, none is more fascinating, indeed baffling, than the fact that it happened at all. Even the most careless observer of history must pause at the sight of Jewish soldiers retaking their ancient capital, eighteen centuries after Titus destroyed it.

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