The president was announcing a policy shift, stating the United States would move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, although as he was speaking, many noticed that he was slurring his speech. "But they lit them in their hearts". "You do have faith and you do have resilience".
Trump was standing by his wife, Melania. "This was a campaign promise that President Trump was happy to keep because he feels that way", Jeffress said in a telephone interview with Reuters on Wednesday. The descendants of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob have endured unthinkable persecution and oppression.
"The faith community has talked to the administration for months and months about the need to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel", said Robert Jeffress, pastor at First Baptist Church in Dallas and an evangelical adviser to Trump.
Vice President Mike Pence, his wife, Karen, and Rabbi Meir Soloveichik also were on hand.
Mr. Trump capped off his speech by introducing Louise Lawrence-Israels, a Holocaust survivor who lived the first three years of her life in an attic in Amsterdam.
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He just has to say something similar to his Chaiwala comment or this Neech Aadmi thing and we will take it from there. PM Modi also hit back at Congress after this remark and grabbed it as an opportunity offered to him on a platter.
Jewish Cabinet officials Steven Mnuchin and David Schulman, secretary of the Treasury and Veteran Affairs, respectively, and Trump's special Middle East peace envoy Jason Greenblatt, who also is Jewish, were among the guests.
If it wasn't a War on Hanukkah, it was seen as a war on Democratic Jewish members of Congress, including Rep. Adam Schiff of Los Angeles. Breyer was appointed to the high court by former president Bill Clinton.
Trump had converted to Judaism before marrying her husband and fellow white house advisor Jared Kushner in 2009.
Hanukkah is a Jewish festival commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem.
President Donald Trump will undergo a physical exam next year and he will make the results public as presidents have done in the past.