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White House Seder More Significant This Year Amid Tense US-Israel Relations

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The White House's annual seders began during Obama's presidency. Photo: Zach Rudisin via Wikimedia Commons.

The Hill – The White House’s annual Passover Seder will take on an added significance this year, with President Obama presiding over the most tense US-Israeli relations in decades.

Obama, the first president to hold a Seder at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., has spoken publicly about how the ritual speaks to his personal beliefs, and the White House has billed the event as non-political.

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  • judorebbe

    Unconfirmed reports claim that President Obama’s favorite type of matzah is A positive.

  • E Pluribus Wombat

    Oh please. Any Jews who attend should be deported to ISIS.

  • How can a president live in a house of politics? It is like a factory worker living in a factory among noisy machines getting gray hair in no time, then comes Passover Seder driving machines to full noisy volume size where whatever mans says is not heard. Back to slavery time.