Archive: 3/21/2013
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  3/21/2013, Nisan 10, 5773

Obama Responds to Award with 'Dayenu'


United States President Barack Obama continued to demonstrate his Hebrew vocabulary Thursday evening, after he was presented with Israel's Medal of Distinction.

Obama said he could not be more moved, explaining that he was moved at the reception he had received by the people of Israel since his arrival on Wednesday. He punctuated is reaction with the Hebrew word "Dayenu" (It would have been enough) from the words of the festive Seder meal to be recited on the eve of Passover next week.