Howard Libit

Maryland reaction divided on Trump's Jerusalem move

Maryland reaction divided on Trump's Jerusalem move

When President Donald Trump announced that the United States would break long-standing tradition by recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and moving its embassy there, he framed the decision as “the right thing to do” and “nothing more or less than a recognition of reality.”

However, the reactions in Maryland were about as divided as those of the rest of the world.

Baltimore’s Jewish community is so diverse that it’s hard to generalize, but Howard Libit, executive director of the Baltimore Jewish Council, said it wasn’t hard to find...

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