web analytics
December 28, 2014 / 6 Tevet, 5775
 
At a Glance
News & Views
Sponsored Post
8000 meals Celebrate Eight Days of Chanukah – With 8,000 Free Meals Daily to Israel’s Poor

Join Meir Panim’s campaign to “light up” Chanukah for families in need.



Biden Hosts Sukkot Event

By: JTA

Vice President Joe Biden hosted Jewish leaders at a sukkah set up at his residence.

The sukkah, provided by American Friends of Lubavitch and decorated by children with special needs, drew dozens of guests to the residence at Washington’s Naval Observatory on Tuesday evening, including leaders of the Reform, Conservative and Orthodox streams, major pro-Israel and Jewish defense groups, top Jewish Democrats, donors to the Obama-Biden campaigns and the parents of the Jewish spouses of his children.

Biden joked with guests, claiming to have built the sukkah himself and saying he wanted to bring out his sleeping bag and stay in it overnight but the secret service would not allow it.

“The thought of our grandparents and great-grandparents celebrating Jewish holidays in the citadel of American power would be unfathomable, and for us to be standing there with lulav and etrog in hand is a great testament to America’s acceptance of the Jewish people,” said William Daroff, the Washington director of the Jewish Federations of North America.

About the Author:


If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.

Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.

If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.

13 Responses to “Biden Hosts Sukkot Event”

  1. Albert Levy says:

    It would have been better if the Muslim sympathizer Mr. Obama to have hosted this event on the White House lawn. But as he hates Israel for its existence he didn't. I am not looking for an argument I just state my opinion perhaps we need another great Rebbe and a Golem.

  2. Joe Biden is a traitor and should be drawn and quartered for throwing a party for the enemy.

  3. Anonymous says:

    The self proclaimed smartest people ever are actually the dumbest most self deluded morons ever. Over and over and over and over…

  4. Really, where and when has Obama stated he 'hated Israel?'

  5. Yechiel Baum says:

    Since moslem Obama was invited, obviously he is the enemy of the world.

  6. Yechiel Baum says:

    correct! kissing the dirty asses of the moslems makes them so and their smell makes them hallucinate.

  7. Edward Lobel says:

    You are not going to get an argument, just the facts, you are an idiot who would not know or understand the truth if G-d himself told it to you!

  8. Edward Lobel says:

    You are not going to get an argument, just the facts, you are an idiot who would not know or understand the truth if G-d himself told it to you!

  9. Edward Lobel says:

    You are not going to get an argument, just the facts, you are an idiot who would not know or understand the truth if G-d himself told it to you!

  10. I'd make a comment but I've already been banned at too many sites for telling the truth.

  11. Eileen Kuch says:

    It looks like Joe Biden turned his back on his Catholic faith; so, doesn't that make him an apostate? The Church should excommunicate him to make his apostasy authentic.

  12. Eileen Kuch says:

    It looks like Joe Biden turned his back on his Catholic faith; so, doesn't that make him an apostate? The Church should excommunicate him to make his apostasy authentic.

  13. Eileen Kuch says:

    Remember, Obama's mother was Jewish; so, by Jewish law, this makes him Jewish as well.

Comments are closed.

SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend

Current Top Story
A message from an ambassador of the Palestinian Authority, Israel's "peace partner."
Palestinian Authority Envoy to Tehran Says Israel will be Destroyed
Latest News Stories

Her condition remains serious but stable.

Dangerous Behavior

80% of Israelis have WhatsApp, and 70% believe they can’t live without the app.

Work on anti-Hezbollah underwater barrier west of Rosh HaNikra on the northwest Mediterranean Cost.

Israel is extending the land barrier on the northern border  to reach undersea, west of Rosh HaNIkra to stop Hezbollah terrorist divers from trying to infiltrate into Israel The censor has barred publishing the length of the barrier, designed to stop Hezbollah divers, submarines and swimmers. Israel also has built an undersea barrier off the […]

Egypt gives the Jews a reminder not to go back there.

A ruling against the law will throw the elections into another 30-ring circus.

Another Malaysian airplane has disappeared mid-flight.

Arab terrorists have released a “How to kill a Jew” video, and its going viral.

A large hole was cut in the security fence.

A man got out of the car of the passenger’s side of the car and tried to get into the Jewish woman’s vehicle…

Hamas shows off how it’s rebuilding (in) Gaza.

Where is the Boycott Movement when we need them?

Naughty or nice, Terrorist Santa slides down your chimney to blow up your family.

More Articles from JTA

Argentina’s president Christina Fernandez has accepted an official Jewish godson for the first time in the country’s history to help counter legend of death to a seventh son. She described in seven tweets her meeting with her new godson, Yair Tawil, a member of a Chabad-Lubavitch family. He was adopted as a godson under a […]

A fundraising campaign started quietly by two first graders two years ago to help find a cure for a rare genetic disease just passed the $1 million mark.

Hebrew University will give its students the day off on Christmas for the first time ever. There will be no classes on Thursday, Dec. 25, a new vacation day on the university calendar. The students also had off on Sunday for Hanukkah. The university also has declared a vacation day for and placed on its […]

Just imagine the uproar if it was exposed that the Mossad told agents how to get past US security?

Oscar-winner “Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport” has been selected for permanent preservation in the Library of Congress by the National Film Registry. The film, released in 2000, documents the rescue of some 10,000 predominantly Jewish children from Nazi-dominated Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia in the months leading up to World War II. […]

“It was crucial to my survival knowing that I was not forgotten.“

Jeb Bush announced his intention to “actively” explore the presidency in a Christmas and Hanukkah greeting message. “Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah!” the former Florida governor Bush said in a Facebook message posted Tuesday. He described conversations he had with his family over Thanksgiving. “As a result of these conversations and thoughtful consideration of the […]

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/biden-hosts-sukkot-event/2013/09/28/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: