Rabbi Marvin Hier: First Rabbi to Deliver Invocation at Presidential Inauguration Since 1985

Simon Wiesenthal Center
“...a lot of people who don’t like Jews had a tough time seeing a Jew stand up proudly before the world."
January 23, 2017

Rabbi Marvin Hier: First Rabbi to Deliver Invocation at Presidential Inauguration Since 1985
Rabbi Hier delivering invocation at Donald Trump's inauguration
United States Capital • January 20, 2017 • Washington, D.C.

... "Bless all our allies who share our beliefs. 'By the rivers of Babylon we wept as we remembered Zion…. If I forget thee o’ Jerusalem may my right hand forget it’s skill….' (Psalm 137) ..."  (Read full invocation)
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