William Jacobson at Legal Insurrection provides lessons from a recent visit to Israel.
The biggest is how to survive the constant threat of terror.
Despite several decades of terrorism, particularly intense during the Second Intifada, and a world campaign against it, the People of Israel are still there.
The will to resist is underestimated. Israel has a longer-term view, and a history. It will not give in to boycotts, or Obama, or outside pressure that puts its security at risk.