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December 14, 2012 10:05 am

President Obama Hosts White House Chanukah Party

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President Obama at the White House Chanukah party. Photo: Screenshot/CBS.

CBS News – President Barack Obama says Hanukkah is a story of “resilience and optimism.”

He and first lady Michelle Obama held a White House reception Thursday on the sixth evening the Jewish Festival of Lights.

In the Hanukkah story, a small band of Jews rededicating a Jerusalem temple found that a one-day supply of oil kindled a flame instead for eight.

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