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Happy Chrismakah

Jewish groups are alternatively outraged and amused by an invitation issued by the White House for a Hanukkah reception: the printed card features a painting of the White House Christmas tree being delivered. Sally McDonough, a Special Assistant to President Bush, and Laura Bush’s press secretary, blamed a “staff mistake” for the gaffe, noting “it is just something that fell through the cracks.” One recipient called the Christmas theme “absolutely bizarre,” and said it “belongs right in the ‘Weird but True’ column.” (RC/Israel National News) ...I’ll be the judge of that.
Publication Date: 30 November 2008
This story is in True’s book collection, Volume 15.

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