Milei received the blessing of a religious authority of the Jewish community

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President-elect Javier Milei received the blessing of Rabbi David Pinto Shlita, who expressed his wish that the government that will begin on December 10 be successful for Argentina.

“Thank you, thank you rabbin,” expressed Milei, excited, after hearing the message from the religious leader of the Jewish community.

The meeting took place on Saturday night in a house of religious studies located on Viamonte Street, in the Buenos Aires neighborhood of Balvanera, indicated the Jewish News Agency (AJN).

Next to Milei his sister, Karina, was there who also received a blessing from the rabbi, as did the president-elect’s mother, Alicia Luján Lucich, who was not present at the Havdalah ceremony.

Havdalah marks the end of Shabbat, the seventh day of the week in the Hebrew calendar, and, in turn, the holy day in rabbinic Judaism.

“I celebrate this beautiful country and I ask God to protect the Argentine Nation so that it returns to what it was before. I am sure that with the help of God you will help the Nation and, with the Argentine people, you will achieve it,” he said in English I Pinto Shilta a Milei.

After having been elected in the last presidential runoff, Milei commented on several occasions that she plans to travel for “spiritual reasons”as he explained, to New York and Israel.

In the United States, he indicated, he will visit the tomb of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneersonknown as “the Lubavitch Rebbe”, an influential rabbi of the international Jewish community who died in the last century.

The visit to the tomb of the religious leader “has a more spiritual connotation than other characteristics. I am going to stop by to give thanks for this mission that I have to carry out,” Milei explained in different journalistic interviews.

The elected head of state said on different occasions that study the Torahthe book that contains the law and the identity heritage of the Jewish people, and which faced a process of conversion to Judaism.



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