Posted by Susan K. Donius on December 5, 2013 at 10:45 AM
In honor of the Festival of Lights that is currently in progress, here is a gallery of Presidential Hanukkah celebrations and menorahs from the holdings of the Presidential Libraries of the National Archives.
Posted by Gautam Raghavan on November 4, 2013 at 5:36 PM
Tomorrow, the White House will celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights, for the fifth time since President Obama took office. This year, First Lady Michelle Obama will provide remarks and light the diya, or lamp.
Posted by Melissa Rogers on September 18, 2013 at 1:34 PM
Last year, President Obama articulated an ambitious and multifaceted agenda to combat human trafficking in his speech at the Clinton Global Initiative. This week, the Administration took two important steps to advance that agenda.
Posted by Matt Nosanchuk on September 4, 2013 at 1:54 PM
This year, as Jews in America and around the world begin gathering with the family, friends and synagogue communities to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, they are joined by President Obama, who made an historic visit today to the Great Synagogue of Stockholm on the first leg of his trip to Sweden and the G20 Summit on the eve of Rosh Hashanah.
Posted by Matt Nosanchuk on September 4, 2013 at 7:30 AM
Shanah Tovah from the White House! At sundown on Wednesday evening, the Jewish community here in the United States and all over the world will begin celebrating Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Over the course of the High Holidays, we reflect on the past year and recommit ourselves to our core values.
Posted by Ben Seigel on August 23, 2013 at 12:17 PM
Leaders from across the Labor Department recently sat down with about 20 long-term unemployed professionals who attend similar job clubs in the Washington metro area to learn more about their experiences, including how they meet their financial obligations, how their job searches progress and how they upgrade their skills.
Posted by Gautam Raghavan on August 6, 2013 at 6:51 PM
One year ago, a lone gunman entered a Sikh gurdwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, and senselessly murdered six worshippers and seriously injured several others, including Police Lieutenant Brian Murphy, who was shot 12 times at close range while attempting to save others.