US President Joe Biden has sent a congratulatory letter to The Museum of the Jewish People in Tel Aviv to commemorate its reopening.
The letter, addressed to feeble US Ambassador to Romania Alfred H. Moses, who moreover sits on the board of the museum, congratulates him on the reopening and praises the facility as a “vital message in a time when so worthy seeks to divide us, and so many are struggling to join.
“The Jewish people and their history rep repeatedly held a definite location in my heart,” Biden wrote in his letter. “Over the direction of my profession, I rep had the honor to meet and work with each and each Israeli Top Minister since Golda Meir.
“I’ve been lucky to hold friendships with, and to learn from, mountainous Jewish leaders like Tom Lantos and Elie Wiesel. And all these experiences continue to form me as President of the United States,” Biden added.
The president spoke about the relationship between Israel and the US, noting that the two are “mountainous companions, and the bond between our two international locations stays unbreakable this day, because it has been since 11 minutes after Israel’s founding.”
“I am proud that Israel has no greater friend than the United States,” he acknowledged.
Discussing the notion of tikkun olam (fixing the world), Biden acknowledged that the notion represents the “dedication of the Jewish people to work towards the betterment of all humankind,” adding that it is far a must-wish to continue the custom to be sure that peace and security in the future for all.
The 42-yr-historical museum held a virtual inauguration on February 21 commemorating its transformation, which is able to be anchored by an interactive, 72,000-square-foot permanent exhibition.
Spearheaded by the Museum’s Manhattan-primarily based mostly programmatic arm Beit Hatfutsot of America, the world inauguration favorite the museum’s rebirth, newly named “Anu” – Hebrew for “we.”
Spanning over a decade of planning and execution, the re-envisioned feature of the museum uses innovative movie and interactive technologies to repeat the fable of the Jewish people across four wings of exhibition home.
Haley Cohen contributed to this picture.