Watch: Prime Minister Bennett quotes Isaiah during White House meeting

Publication Date27 Aug 2021
AuthorArutz Sheva Staff
"You're a man of faith, as am I," Bennett said, addressing Biden. "In the synagogues across the world, we read a biblical portion, beyond the Parsha (weekly Torah portion -ed.); it's called the Haftarah (weekly portion from the Prophets -ed)."

"And tomorrow, we're going to be reading words of the prophet Isaiah — Yeshaʿyahu," Bennett said, quoting Isaiah 60:40, which reads, "Lift up your eyes and look about you: All assemble and come to you; your sons come from afar, and your daughters are carried on the hip."

He continued: "What this means — I can saying anything now. Right? What this means is: The sons and daughters of the Jewish people are going to come back to our land, are going to nurse our ancient land and rebuild it."

"And this ancient Jewish prophecy is today's Israel reality. And it's a miracle that you've been so central and so part of it for so many years."

Praising Biden, Bennett continued: "Today, you and I — and you've been so generous with your...

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