The White House Celebrates Hanukkah

Posted on December 9, 2011 In Events

Last night, the Obamas hosted the annual White House Hanukkah party.  Among those celebrating the upcoming holiday were: Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Members of Congress, and leaders of various Jewish organizations, including OU IPA Executive Director Nathan Diament.

President Obama spoke about Hanukkah’s story of faith over doubt and joked about the earlier timing of the event, cautioning that children might think Hanukkah is now 20 nights.

To watch the full remarks, click here:  Hanukkah at the White House