White House uses new Seder plate for Passover

March 25, 2013

Tonight’s White House Passover dinner will have a new dish at the table: Spokesman Josh Earnest confirmed that the Obamas will use the silver Seder plate that Sara Netanyahu, wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, gave to the president last week during his trip to Israel, reports our colleague Juliet Eilperin.

The scene at the White House Seder in 2009. (White House)

Earlier today, Eilperin wrote about the Seder dinner, first held by small group of campaign staffers in 2008, that has become a low-key White House tradition.

And earlier, the scene from the first White House Seder, in 2009.

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