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On 20th January 2017, one of the great rituals of modern politics will take place: the inaugural address of a new President of the United States of America. In this short study, the question I want to ask is: Do we really fully understand the significance and history of this particular institution, and what it represents in a broader sense?

The Promise of American Renewal

The Promise of American Renewal

The presidential inauguration showcases the uniquely American story

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The Promise of American Renewal: The presidential inauguration showcases the uniquely American story

On 20th January 2017, one of the great rituals of modern politics will take place: the inaugural address of a new President of the United States of America. In this short study, the question I want to ask is: Do we really fully understand the significance and history of this particular institution, and what it represents in a broader sense?
American Culture, United States, The, American Revolution
Rabbi Jonathan Sacks is the former Chief Rabbi of Great Britain and the British Commonwealth. To read more writings and teachings by Lord Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, or to join his e‑mail list, please visit www.rabbisacks.org.
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