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The First Annual Israeli Conservatism Conference
Thursday, May 16, 2019 | Jerusalem, Israel

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The Eternal Lessons of Lincoln’s Second Inaugural
part of our series on “Jews and the Civil War”
with Rabbi Meir Soloveichik
Streaming live Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 6:30 PM EDT

Standing on the Capitol steps in 1865, with Union victory a certainty, one would have expected a president to celebrate the valor of his soldiers triumphantly, to rejoice in the coming end of the war and in the justice of his cause. Yet Abraham Lincoln does no such thing. Instead, like Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel during ancient Israel’s wars with foreign powers, he seeks to explain the designs of Providence in producing so much death and destruction. So what lessons can we draw from Lincoln’s analysis, and why have so many today forgotten Lincoln’s profound and prophetic insights?’