For the sixth consecutive year, President Hussein Obama has proven that he doesn't understand - or chooses to ignore - what Chanukah is all about
. This is Jeff Dunetz.
Wednesday, for the sixth time since taking office, President Obama
released a Hanukkah message that distorted the story of the holiday and
served his anti-Israel policy. In his message, Obama left out the most
essential part of the Maccabees victory: the recapture of Jerusalem and
the re-dedication of the Holy Temple atop what is now known as the
Temple Mount, a fact he's omitted every year of his presidency, and
something his predecessor George Bush mentioned in each of his Hanukkah
The liberation of Jerusalem and the cleansing of the Temple from the
Hellenistic idols and rituals is a most important part of the Hanukkah
story. In fact, the meaning of the name of the holiday in
Hebrew translates to the word "dedication" in English. A fact that,
unlike his predecessor, President Obama ignores in his
presidential Hanukkah statements.
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. When Obama doesn't like the narrative, he makes up a new one.
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