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Trump's logic that local communities come first is in line with Tractate Nedarim 80b: מעיין של בני העיר חייהן וחיי אחרים חייהן קודמין לחיי אחרים A spring in one town should be used for the local citizens drinking as their lives come before the lives of citizens of the other Towns. Israel did exactly the same with its ventilators refusing to provide ...


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Most of them refer to the entirety of the Jewish nation (See Sefer שמונה עשרה המבואר on the first נו in the בקשות [beseeching] section of Shmonah Esrei which is וחננו מאיתך on page 258). For example, in Yom Tov Shemonah Esrei we say (some parts of this we only say at certain times such as when Yom Tov coincides with Friday night or Saturday night) ...


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