Denmark said it will upgrade the status of the Palestinian delegation to a mission. Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen at a news conference Wednesday with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said the status of Palestinian diplomats will advance from "Palestinian general representation" to the "Palestinian mission to Denmark," the French news agency AFP reported."
Davis Guggenheim wasn't raised Jewish, and he has long had trouble understanding what Israel means to him. But when he traveled there last month with a delegation of fellow entertainment decision makers, the director-producer realized instantly the centrality of Israel not just to his own life but to all humanity.
Russell Radwin came from Alabama to meet people, because there are so few Jews in Birmingham.
Do the Jewish communities of Los Angeles and Tel Aviv have much in common beyond their religious designation? Can they share ideas and expertise and form a useful partnership in the future? Following a week-long visit to the Southland by a small delegation of Tel Aviv civic leaders, the answers to these questions appear to be "yes," but it will take a lot of work to make it all happen.