I believe Christmas is nicely celebrated at the White House, as is Easter, even if it’s the secular Egg Hunt that’s the only thing really celebrated. The Obamas have also celebrated Passover in this way…a nice dinner with Jewish staff members: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/obama-holds-passover-seder-at-the-white-house/
Then it’s The Iranian New Year, NOWRUZ, (not so much peculiarly Muslim from what THIS ARTICLE says, by the way.) The White House celebrated today with special speeches, Iranian guests, recipes prepared from recipes of “some of our staffers’ old family recipes”, a dance troop and some Iranian teenaged singer, and the invitation to help yourself look around and have a great time! “It’s kind of COOL being at the White House, isn’t it?” Mrs. Obama has such a dignified way with words. Listen here:
HERE is the accompanying article to the video….
I’m thinking I’d have rather had a muslim religious holiday celebrated at the White House than an Iranian holiday………..After looking at the video and my links, what do you think?
They SURE put on the dog, didn’t they? Wait, they don’t like dogs, do they. Sorry. Well, they sure lived high on the HOG at the White House…oh, wait……….that doesn’t work, either.