Earlier this week, I visited Auschwitz, the Nazi death camp in Poland where more than a million Jews were murdered. The somber visit provided evidence of the catastrophic events of the Jewish past, but also hope for a thriving Jewish future.
In the United States, faith and prayer are part of Americans' civic duties, and the National Day of Prayer acknowledges this fundamental truth. Today - and every day - let us appeal for God's assistance in securing health and safety for both the U.S. and Israel.
Earlier this week on Yom HaShoah, Israel's Holocaust Remembrance Day, we honored those who were murdered during that horrible chapter in history. And just as we honored the memory of the 6 million Jewish lives that were lost, let us also act to provide dignity to Holocaust survivors.
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