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Posted byon December 6, 2013 at 5:39 PM EST
On Thursday, December 5, the President and Mrs. Obama welcomed members of the American Jewish community to the White House to celebrate Hanukkah.
Posted byon December 5, 2013 at 10:45 AM EST
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 byon November 4, 2013 at 5:36 PM EST
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 byon November 1, 2013 at 4:39 PM EST
With the Summer Food Service Program, USDA subsidizes nutritious summer lunches for students who need them and works with community partners to deliver those meals.
Posted byon September 18, 2013 at 1:34 PM EST
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 byon September 16, 2013 at 5:01 PM EST
Before delivering remarks on the economy, President Obama gives a brief statement about the tragic events at the Washington Navy Yard.
Posted byon September 4, 2013 at 1:54 PM EST
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 byon September 4, 2013 at 7:30 AM EST
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 byon August 23, 2013 at 12:17 PM EST
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 byon August 6, 2013 at 6:51 PM EST
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.