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Nathan E. Weisberg

Blessing for the Czar: Why We Pray for a President

January 9, 2017, by

“Rabbi, may I ask you a question?” “Certainly!” “Is there a proper blessing… for the czar?” “A blessing for the czar?  Of course!  May G-d bless and keep the czar… far away from us!” We all know that little exchange from Fiddler on the Roof- one of the more memorable lines.  It speaks to something