Second Couple Bring Jewish Traditions to Vice President’s Residence

VP Kamala Harris and husband Doug Emhoff hung a mezuzah on the front door of their official residence last month, just the latest public sign of the second gentleman’s pride in his Jewish identity

Ben Samuels
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WASHINGTON – Second gentleman Doug Emhoff, the first Jewish spouse of a president or vice president, has never shied away from his religious identity. Several events over the autumn have further illustrated how core his Judaism is to his worldview – as well as for his wife, Vice President Kamala Harris.

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