Christian vice-president Mike Pence, Sheldon Adelson, the hotel magnate and Zionist donor, and Jewish Republican legislators were among those who attended and ate kosher lamb chops, just as in past years, for White House Hanukkah parties.
"You have a rare privilege now to be the first president to spearhead the recognition of Jerusalem as the eternal capital of the State of Israel".
Facing global isolation for recognising Jerusalem as the Israeli capital, the White House yesterday defended President Donald Trump's decision, asserting that it was a reflection of the ground realities and the United States was committed to the Middle East peace process. "We are proud to stand with the people of Israel and to renew our enduring bond".
Army-Navy at the half: Mids lead a slugfest, 10-7
The snow never stopped falling on the 68,625 in attendance here at Lincoln Financial Field for the 118th Army-Navy Game. Navy got the ball at its own 35-yard line after Army kicked the ball out of bounds.
"Well, I know for a fact there are a lot of happy people in this room", he told the dozens of people in attendance Thursday night.
Trump's announcement on Wednesday that he will begin the process of moving the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem was met with a diverse response from world leaders.
The announcement came after Trump slurred some words when delivering a keynote speech on recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Some of the Trump administration's most vocal critics, including Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and California Representative Adam Schiff, are Jewish.
Eagles QB Carson Wentz Suffered A Knee Injury Against The Rams
Later, Wentz left the game and, after medical personnel checked him out, the team reported that he would not return. The Rams defense held the Eagles to another field goal, keeping it a two-point game, but the Rams couldn't answer.
Not present at the event were congressional Democrats and many Jewish leaders critical of the president, who were left off the invites, according to the New York Times.
During the celebration, Trump's Jewish grandchildren, the children of Ivanka Trump and her husband Kushner, lit a menorah.
The president hosted Dutch holocaust survivor Louise Lawrence-Israëls, who spent her first years in Amsterdam hiding from the Nazis.
Big Changes For The DCEU Following Justice League Disappointment
It's said Justice League was expected to be the answer to Marvel's The Avengers , which made $1.5 billion back in 2012. Snyder also directed " Man of Steel " and was executive producer on DC movies " Suicide Squad " and " Wonder Woman ".
Sanders said Trump was scheduled to have a routine medical exam "early next year" at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, as most presidents have done historically.