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Text of PM Netanyahu’s Condolence Letter to US Pres. Obama on Newtown Massacre

PM Netanyahu’s Letter to US President Obama

(Communicated by the Prime Minister’s Media Adviser)

Following is the text of the letter that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sent to US President Barack Obama:

Dear President Obama,

I was shocked and horrified by today’s savage massacre of innocent children and adults at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.

We in Israel have experienced such cruel acts of slaughter and we know the shock and agony they bring.

I want to express my profound grief, and that of all the people in Israel, to the families that lost their loved ones.

May you and the American people find the strength to overcome this unspeakable tragedy.

With my deepest condolences,

(Signed) Benjamin Netanyahu,

Prime Minister of Israel

About the Author: Malkah Fleisher is a graduate of Cardozo Law School in New York City. She is an editor/staff writer at JewishPress.com and co-hosts a weekly Israeli FM radio show. Malkah lives with her husband and two children on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem.


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2 Responses to “Text of PM Netanyahu’s Condolence Letter to US Pres. Obama on Newtown Massacre”

  1. Felice Grossman says:

    That is a heartfelt condolence. Israel can feel our pain.

  2. Steven Popp says:

    A very touching and sympathetic response representing his personal and the nation of Israel condolences that they have experienced too many times while still offering hope of strength to overcome this unfathonable evil.

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