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President Trump Tells the Incredible Story behind the Prayer and Song, 'God Bless America'

Dan Andros : Dec 11, 2019  Faithwire.com

"So tonight, together, we ask that God bless our military. We ask that God bless our veterans. We ask that God bless our cherished ally, the State of Israel. And with our flag-waving high, our people standing tall, and our faith forever strong, we say our prayer once more: God bless America, our home sweet home." -President Donald Trump

[Faithwire.com] President Donald Trump spoke at the Israeli American Council National Summit, his speech including the wonderful story behind one of America's most popular songs, "God Bless America." (Screengrab image /via Twitter)

"In every generation, Jewish American patriots have strengthened, sustained, uplifted, and inspired our nation," Trump said, according to the White House. "In a moment, the Shalva Band will conclude this event with a song that we know very well. Before they do, I want to tell the famous story behind it."

While the audience waited for the performance, President Trump passionately explained the details behind the famous song written by Irving Berlin.

"In 1918, a young Jewish American soldier stationed at Camp Upton, in New York, wrote a prayer in the form of a song..." Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here

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