Trump hails 'unbreakable spirit' of Jewish people in Israel

President Trump on Tuesday hailed the "unbreakable spirit" of the Jewish people during a visit to the Yad Vashem, Israel's national Holocaust memorial.

"Words can never describe the bottomless depths of that evil or the scope of the anguish and destruction," Trump said, calling the Holocaust the "most savage crime against God and his children."

"It was history's darkest hour."

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"It is our solemn duty to remember, to mourn, to grieve and to honor every single life that was so cruelly and viciously taken," he said.

Trump said it's important to remember the victims of the Holocaust to "prevent this agony from ever repeating."
 
"This place and this entire nation are a testament to the unbreakable spirit of the Jewish people. And the hope that light can shine the path beyond the darkness," he said.
 
"Through persecution, oppression, death and destruction, the Jewish people have persevered. They have thrived. They have become so successful in so many places and they have enlightened the world."
 
Trump called the state of Israel a "strong and souring monument to the solemn pledge we repeat and affirm: never again."