The Internet Loves Clinton’s Response to a Jewish Question

Presidential hopeful's description of her struggle to stay grounded in the public eye received glowing reviews.

Hillary Clinton at the CNN town hall in Derry, New Hampshire, Feb. 3, 2016.
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JTA – During CNN’s town hall forum on Wednesday night, Hillary Rodham Clinton fielded a question from a New Hampshire rabbi with what commentators welcomed as unusual thoughtfulness.

Rabbi Jonathan Spira-Savett, who leads Temple Beth Abraham in Nashua, quoted an 18th-century Hasidic sage in asking how the Democratic candidate balances her ego and humility while running for the nation’s top office.

Rabbi Jonathan Spira-Savett Asks Hillary Clinton Question About Humility Youtube

Clinton’s long answer, in which she described her constant struggle to stay grounded in the public eye, received glowing reviews by everyone from pundits to former advisers to CNN viewers. Here are some of the notable Twitter reactions, many of them first compiled by Jewish Insider.