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The next few months, with a new
president of the United States and
elections in Israel, inevitably will pro-
duce changes in the quest for peace.
President Obama will make his own
policy, and no one knows just yet how
it will differ from President Bush's
approach.
No one wants peace more than
Israel. But this peace cannot be based
on dividing what is most precious to
us — Jerusalem.
And this peace cannot be based
on the untenable proposition that
diplomatic activity with Israel should
be conducted in a place other than its
capital.
As Jews, we should never be hesitant
to proclaim to the world that Israel
has the right as a sovereign nation to
select its own capital, as every other
country does.
The actions of the United States
will be critical. Just as the recognition
of Israel's independence in 1948 by
President Truman led to similar recog-
nition by other countries around the
world, if we can persuade the United
States government to honor the will of
the American people as demonstrated
by Congress, that too would set the
perfect example for other nations to
follow.

Obama And Change
Barack Obama, who we hope and pray
will be a great president, soared to
election in great part because of the
theme of change.
So we respectfully suggest to the
president-elect that he implement
change in the Middle East by moving
the embassy. On April 1, 2009, he has
a decision to make: Whether to con-
tinue the suspension of the Jerusalem
Embassy Act or whether to implement
it.
With Israel surrounded by terror-
ists to the north and in Gaza; with
Iran getting closer to the bomb every
day; with acts of terror horrifying the
world as evidenced by the carnage in
Mumbai, we encourage Mr. Obama to
do what's right and give Israel the vote
of confidence it needs in this critical
period of its existence.
Then Israel will face future negotia-
tions fortified by the affirmation of the
United States that Jerusalem is Israel's
capital not only in its own mind, but
in the mind of the world's greatest
power as well.
As convention participants rode

their buses to the rally site, they took a
zig-zag route, along the "seam" of what
a divided Jerusalem would look like. If
neighborhoods that are now safely in
Israel's hands would be turned over to
the Palestinians, the heart of the coun-
try would be turned into the target
of Hamas rockets, just as Sderot and
Ashkelon are now.
It was deeply unsettling to stand
on the heights of some of these
neighborhoods, to look down on
the city below, and to realize what
carnage would be inflicted on Israel
if these areas were ever ceded to the
Palestinians.
Proceeding to our rally, we of the
Orthodox Union were more convinced
than ever that we must lead the Jewish
community in convincing our new
president that an undivided Jerusalem,
with the U.S. Embassy standing
proudly in the city, is not only a gift
to Israel — it is vital for its security.
Equally important, it is Israel's sover-
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