Skip to comments.‘Next Year in the White House’: The Obama Seder (barf)
Posted on 03/27/2010 4:22:03 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
WASHINGTON One evening in April 2008, three low-level staff members from the Obama presidential campaign a baggage handler, a videographer and an advance man gathered in the windowless basement of a Pennsylvania hotel for an improvised Passover Seder.
The day had been long, the hour was late, and the young men had not been home in months. So they had cadged some matzo and Manischewitz wine, hoping to create some semblance of the holiday.
Suddenly they heard a familiar voice. Hey, is this the Seder? Barack Obama asked, entering the room.
So begins the story of the Obama Seder, now one of the newest, most intimate and least likely of White House traditions. When Passover begins at sunset on Monday evening, Mr. Obama and about 20 others will gather for a ritual that neither the rabbinic sages nor the founding fathers would recognize.
In the Old Family Dining Room, under sparkling chandeliers and portraits of former first ladies, the mostly Jewish and African-American guests will recite prayers and retell the biblical story of slavery and liberation, ending with the traditional declaration Next year in Jerusalem. (Never mind the current chill in the administrations relationship with Israel.)
Top aides like David Axelrod and Valerie Jarrett will attend, but so will assistants like 24-year-old Herbie Ziskend. White House chefs will prepare Jewish participants family recipes, even rendering chicken fat better known as schmaltz for just the right matzo ball flavor.
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Forget the waders, I need a rubber raft.
That's for sure. This year, for example, it'll be more high profile than usual in an attempt to keep Jewish Democrat donors from closing their wallets after watching Hussein-O throw Israel under the bus.
‘Hey, UHHHHHHH is this the AAHHHHH seder?”
I can’t even figure out what the hell these idiots are doing, anymore.
I only pray that next year there will be an Israel to have a seder in.
one has to worry what “Next year in Jerusalem,” coming from Obama’s lips really means. be afraid: be very afraid.
“Obama looked up from his matzoh ball soup and wiped away a tear. It always happened when he watched Yentl.”
I shudder at the thought of Obama saying “Next Year in Jerusalem”
If Obama said, Next year in Jerusalem, I would worry.
YEAH, sorry, but I refuse to believe a true lover of Yahweh is a Hussein cultist, too.
And if you’re devoting your life to putting Hussein in the White House, you’re a cultist.