Trump’s aid to Israel isn’t enough

23rd Nov 2018

Every year at Passover, Jews gather to celebrate God’s freeing our forefathers from bondage. Seated around the seder table, we exult in the song “Dayenu,” which, in Hebrew, translates as “It would have been enough.” Over the course of 15 stanzas, we cite the litany of miracles God performed — “If He had brought us out of Egypt,” “If He had split the sea for us,” “If He had fed us manna” — each followed by grateful repetition of “dayenu.” For a people who love to complain, it’s a deeply meaningful expression of faith.

Donald Trump’s presidency has produced several moments, such as his acknowledgment that Jerusalem is Israel’s eternal capital, that might similarly inspire Jews’ gratitude. But is it enough?

Finish reading this piece in the Washington Post.

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