The Emirati breakthrough is a story of regional and historic proportions.
As political an event as pundits are making it, it signifies much more.
It’s a regional story because it represents the most monumental step in more than a quarter-century toward cementing Israel’s normalization in a fragile and flammable neighborhood.
And it’s historic because it is less a win for Presidents and Prime Ministers than it is for the Prophets of Israel.
Isaiah teaches in this week’s Haftorah: “You shall be grounded in righteousness, kept safe from harm, and may fear from ruin recede and feel increasingly remote (Is. 54:14).