2017 is the year of breakthrough and many breakthroughs have been occurring! Businesses are experiencing breakthrough. Individuals are experiencing breakthrough. Also, there are exciting anniversaries being celebrated within Israel; the 50thanniversary of the Israel Unification as well as the 100th year anniversary of the Balfour Declaration. Since the time of the Romans destroying Jerusalem, the Jews have been second class citizens in their own country. When the Balfour Declaration became a reality, all of that changed.
As the President continues his 5 country Asian tour, he also visits some of the American troops that are stationed at the Yokota Air Force Basein Japan. Before the President is even able to begin his uplifting words, he is offered a leather bomber jacket by Colonel Bull Moss. When the President asks the troops, “should I put it on?”, the crowd immediately erupts with roars of cheers. The President wastes no time expressing his deep gratitude and thanks to Ambassador Bill Hagerty and the Japanese people.