Will Trump lead to the downfall of the USA?

His presidency will certainly set the stage for what the 21st century will ultimately look like.

If you look back at history, you will see that the definitive character of any given decade is established only in the third year or so into it—as though people need time to assimilate that a new decade has been ushered in: the Fifties only began after the Korean War and the death of Stalin (1953); the Sixties only got swinging with the assassination of Kennedy in Nov 1953 and the Beatles’ appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show three months later; the Seventies with the Yom Kippur War (1973) and the oil boycott that followed—etc. etc.

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Q&A: How do you say “In God we trust” in Hebrew? Does the meaning change at all with the translation?

בה׳ מבטחנו – be-adonai mivtaḥenu.

Devout Jews might prefer to say

בשם מבטחנו – bashem mivtaḥenu.

The meaning is much the same: it literally means “In the Lord is our trust.”

That said, you won’t see it inscribed on Israeli currency, as it is on US currency.


(See this and other answers to this question at Quora.com)