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Biden and Harris host 'family' Hanukkah celebration with more than 150 guests

Added 12-01-21 11:57:01pm EST - “President Biden and Vice President Harris hosted a "family" Hanukkah celebration at the White House on Wednesday, where more than 150 guests joined together to commemorate the fourth night of the festival of lights.” - Thehill.com

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President BidenJoe BidenCDC working to tighten testing requirement for international travelers On The Money — Powell pivots as inflation rises Overnight Energy & Environment — Presented by ExxonMobil — Manchin seeks 'adjustments' to spending plan MORE and Vice President Harris hosted a “family” Hanukkah celebration at the White House on Wednesday, where more than 150 guests joined together to commemorate the fourth night of the festival of lights.

Biden, Harris and their spouses — including Second Gentleman Doug EmhoffDoug EmhoffPolice investigating antisemitic fliers left at homes in Beverly Hills Emhoff lights first candle in National Menorah-lighting ceremony Biden celebrates start of Hanukkah MORE, the first Jewish spouse of a president or vice president — gathered with Cabinet members, lawmakers, Jewish community members and Israeli ambassador to the U.S. Michael Herzog in the East Wing of the White House.

Emhoff, Senate Majority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - The omicron threat and Biden's plan to beat it Lawmakers take aim at 'Grinches' using bots to target consumers during holidays Democratic frustration growing over stagnating voting rights bills MORE (D-N.Y.), Rabbi Dr. Aaron Glatt and Jewish community leader Susie Stern lit the candles on the menorah, which the National Museum of American Jewish History lent to the White House.

The White House is using the Liberty Bell menorah, which was designed by Holocaust survivor Manfred Anson.

Biden, during remarks delivered at the event, likened the story of Hanukkah and the rededication of the Jerusalem temple to his tenure as president, saying “whether it’s in the Temple in Jerusalem or a temple of our democracy, nothing broken or profaned is beyond repair. Nothing.”

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