Obama to host reception marking Jewish American Heritage Month

‘Jewish Americans have dedicated their innovation, creativity, and hearts to the greater good, contributing scientific accomplishments, pioneering works of literature and musical genius, and performing distinguished service in our Nation’s military,’ Obama says.

United States President Barack Obama will host a reception on Tuesday, May 17, in honor of Jewish American Heritage Month, the White House reported on Monday.

“The reception will highlight and celebrate the history and unique identity of Jewish Americans and their profound and ennobling contributions to the American story,” a White House statementsaid

Grossroot Jewish community leaders from across the country, rabbis, Members of Congress, and a broad range of leaders engaged in business, the arts, education, and public and community service will dine with the president in the White House. Read more

Categories: Israel, Religion

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