While U.S. President Donald Trump broke with the tradition established by his predecessor and decided not to attend the White House's annual Passover seder, Canada's Prime Minister Trudeau went full kippa for his, hosting a group of Jewish staffers and aides for an intimate dinner.
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In the video, a smiling Trudeau is seen sitting around a traditional Passover dinner table, passing around the special Passover plate and even reading from the Haggadah.
Not only did Trump not show up to a last-minute seder dinner organized by Jewish staffers at the White House, none of the president's Jewish family members attended the event, which took place not in the White House itself, but in the nearby Executive Office building.