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‘Eli, Eli’

President Obama rekindles the 'eternal flame' at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum on Friday (photo credit: Channel 2 screenshot)
President Obama rekindles the ‘eternal flame’ at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum on Friday (photo credit: Channel 2 screenshot)

Obama is now at a memorial ceremony at Yad Vashem’s Hall of Remembrance, a standard feature of visits by foreign leaders.

A children’s choir — yes, another children’s choir — is performing “Eli, Eli,” the famous prayer by Hannah Szenes, who parachuted into Hungary during WWII and was captured and killed in 1944.

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