01 decembrie 2021

With menorah lighting at White House, Biden brings back 20th century tradition


US president to host event on 4h night of Jewish holiday, with the emphasis on the ritual rather than the receptionTHE CONVERSATION via AP — US President Joe Biden’s staff has dispatched invitations to a “Menorah Lighting to be held at the White House” on December 1, the evening when the fourth candle of the eight-day festival of Hanukkah will be lit. The event promises to be quite different from last year’s event, hosted by Donald Trump.Former president Trump in 2020 held what he called a [...]