Monday, October 18, 2004

What does America mean to the Jews?

Powerline has this post with a very moving account of a meeting between the president and 18 rabbis from around the nation. The account closes with this paragraph:
When I left I went across the street to the park and cried. I had so much emotion about being there. After all we have gone through as a people for 4000 years, so many tyrants under whom we have lived who have brutally mistreated us, to live in an an age when the leaders of the most powerful nation of the world care so deeply for this small people, as many presidents have, is amazing. It had a feeling of holiness to it -- of feeling God's words that "those that bless the childen of Israel will be blessed."

Read the whole thing.