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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Doug Emhoff says being the second gentleman brought him closer to Judaism

RON KAMPEAS April 29, 2022

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Douglas Emhoff told a group that brings Jews and Muslims together that his history-making role as the second gentleman and as the first Jewish spouse of a president or vice president has brought him closer to Judaism. “I...

Ella Emhoff, left, with Kamala Harris’ niece Meena Harris before the inauguration, Jan. 20, 2021. (Meena Harris/Instagram)

3 Jewish fashion statements from the inauguration: Bernie’s mittens, Batsheva, Lady Gaga’s dove

Gabe Friedman January 20, 2021

(JTA) — It was a big day for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, who were sworn into their offices at the presidential inauguration ceremony. But it was also quietly a big day for Jewish fashion.Ella Emhoff, Jewish daughter of the historic Second Gentleman...

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