Biden's Hanukkah Party: From Fighting Antisemitism to Meeting Golda

In his first event celebrating the Jewish holiday since entering the White House, the 46th president expressed his commitment to fighting rising antisemitism, and welcomed Israel's new U.S. ambassador

Ben Samuels
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WASHINGTON – U.S. President Joe Biden welcomed nearly 140 American-Jewish leaders, officials and members of Congress to the White House for a menorah lighting ceremony Wednesday, marking the administration’s most significant in-person gathering with the Jewish community since taking office nearly one year ago.

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