But with the upsurge in settler violence, the assault on Palestinian human rights has taken on a whole new dimension.
The end result just might be an upsurge in anti-American sentiment.
In 1992, women voted in record numbers ( an upsurge of 16 million voters).
On Tuesday, Russia called the upsurge in protests “connivance by Western politicians and European structures.”
And now as I have written down tonight's events I feel an upsurge of elation and deep, humble gratitude.