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Obama’s Rosh Hashanah Wish

What’s esp. so disturbing about this is that Obama had the nerve to quote the Holiday Machzor and claim this idea was somehow part of Rosh Hashanah. Mr. Obama — let me remind you: The LORD GOD OF ISRAEL is the One who gives life and death — not politicians like you… May the LORD rebuke those who arrogate His prerogatives.  Shanah Tova & Amen. ]

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‘We are God’s partners in matters of life and death’

We are God’s partners in matters of life and death… it is decided “who shall live and who shall die.” – Obama

A reader points out that President Obama’s call with the rabbis today — as recorded in Rabbi Jack Moline’s and other clerics’ Twitter feeds — freights health care reform with a great deal of religious meaning, and veers into the blend of policy and faith that outraged liberals in the last administration.

“We are God’s partners in matters of life and death,” Obama said, according to Moline (paging Sarah Palin…), quoting from the Rosh Hashanah prayer that says that in the holiday period, it is decided “who shall live and who shall die.”

The president ended the call by wishing the rabbis “shanah tovah,” or happy new year — in reference to the High Holidays a month from now.

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