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White House Chanukah

What I Learned at the White House Chanukah Party

Rabbi Evan Moffic | Posted 12.14.2016 | Religion
Rabbi Evan Moffic

The holiday of Chanukah reminds us that these rights wither when we take them granted. Freedom does not sustain itself. The heroes of Hanukah -- known as the Maccabees -- stood up when they lost their rights to worship and practice their faith.

When President Obama Retold the Hanukkah Story

Rabbi Evan Moffic | Posted 02.18.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Evan Moffic

First he upended a 50-year U.S.-Cuban Cold War. Then he celebrated Hanukkah with 400 Jews from across the United States. He probably got a national security briefing somewhere in-between.

PHOTOS: Michelle Obama Shines For Hanukkah

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 12.09.2011 | Style

Ooooh, shiny! Michelle Obama took the Hanukkah theme quite seriously last night with Jewish-friendly blue and Holiday of Lights-friendly sheen. She...

My White House Chanukah Miracle

Jordan B. Gorfinkel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jordan B. Gorfinkel

2008-12-29-whitehousemenorah.jpg My Chanukah miracle: producing the musical presentation for the 2008 White House Chanukah celebration -- in eight days.