On Passover eve, Obama evokes Toulouse tragedy

By HILARY LEILA KRIEGER, JERUSALEM POST CORRESPOND
April 5, 2012 20:42

WASHINGTON – US President Barack Obama evoked the recent tragedy in Toulouse in noting the continued relevance of Passover in his annual holiday message Thursday.

“Throughout our history, there are those who have targeted the Jewish people for harm – a fact we were so painfully reminded of just a few weeks ago in Toulouse,” he said. “But tomorrow night, Jews around the world will renew their faith that liberty will ultimately prevail over tyranny.”

Obama praised the Jewish people’s commitment to repairing the world, which he said has “inspired American Jews to help make our union more perfect.”

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