Obama sends hand-written condolence note to Rivlin

"We recall with great fondness our visit together, and it was clear that you and I share the great blessing of having had an extraordinary partner for our journey through life."

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June 5, 2019 11:43
Obama and Rivlin

President Reuven Rivlin meets with US President Barack Obama in the Oval Office. (photo credit: KOBI GIDON / GPO)

Among the many condolence messages from world leaders and ordinary citizens that have poured into the President's Residence since the death of his wife Nechama on Tuesday morning, was a hand written note from former US President Barack Obama stating.

Hand-written condolence note to President Reuven Rivlin from former US president Barack Obama on June 5th, 2019

"Dear President Rivlin, Michelle and I want to offer you our deepest condolences  on the passing of your beloved Nechama.  We recall with great fondness our visit together, and it was clear that you and I share the great blessing of having had an extraordinary partner for our journey through life.

I hope these cherished memories help ease the pain of loss for you and your family,

You are in our prayers.

Barack Obama."



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