About The Book
Because it's just and right
In their new book, “Because It’s Just And Right: The Untold Back-Story of the US Recognition of Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel and Moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem”, Leonard Grunstein and Farley Weiss share the riveting political drama of how the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995 was first promulgated by Senator Jon Kyl, negotiated and then passed, on a bipartisan basis, by an overwhelming majority of Congress. It also describes the arduous process for over two decades that led to its finally being implemented. The Bible, Jewish History, International and US Law, as well as legal precedents are brought to life in a way that is both enlightening and entertaining.
This book is a must read for anyone seeking to understand the significance of this historic event and it’s impact on US-Israel relations.
David Friedman, US Ambassador to Israel from 2017-2021, also weighs in on the book, calling it “essential reading for a complete understanding of why Jerusalem is, and must always remain, the undivided, eternal capital of the Jewish State.”
Senator Joe Lieberman, one of the key players in enabling bipartisan support for the Act, noted: “In this book, Farley Weiss and Len Grunstein tell the dramatic story of how the United States Congress enacted legislation to move our Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem in 1995, and how twenty-three years later in 2018, it was finally moved there because, as the book’s title says, it was “Just and Right.”
Other testimonials include those by Governor Mike Huckabee and Professor Alan Dershowitz. Senator John Kyl provided a Foreword for the book.