Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein at White House National Day of Prayer: “We cannot control what others do, but we can control how we act”

Trump invites heroes of Chabad of Poway synagogue shooting to National Day of Prayer event
by Rachel Scott and Jordyn Phelps
May 2, 2019

The heroes of Saturday’s Chabad of Poway synagogue shooting in California, along with Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein, attended an event marking the National Day of Prayer on Thursday in the White House Rose Garden, alongside President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump. Goldstein, who was shot in both hands in the attack, called the president a “Mensch par excellence” – a Yiddish term meaning a person of integrity and excellence — and credited him with helping him start to heal. “Mr. President, when you called me, I was at home weeping. You were the first person who began my healing. You healed people in the worst of times and I’m so grateful for that,” Goldstein said. READ MORE

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