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".
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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 ".
"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.
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We can tell that she is gearing everyone up for her Stadium Tour next summer, and we can't wait to see what she has in store. Katie said of the headline act, before Suri enthusiastically yelled: " Taylor Swift! ".
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.
Pope wants to change words to Lord's Prayer
The pontiff's issue is that the prayer in Italian and English asks God to "lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil". Instead of the line, "lead us not into temptation", the Pope would like to change it to, "do not let us fall into temptation".
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.