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Feeling Nostalgic About Passover In Obama Era

As I covered the news of the White House Seder over the last few days — and then the news of a White House Seder minus POTUS and family — I came across a big cache of images of White House Seders past, those held during the Obama Administration. They made me very nostalgic, but they also lifted me up.

I thought I’d share some of my favorites here.

The blessing over one of the four cups of wine. Image by The White House/Pete Souza

The former First Lady lighting the candles. Image by The White House/Pete Souza

Former President Barack Obama is handed a bowl of matzo-ball soup. Image by The White House/Pete Souza

Former First Lady Michelle Obama lights the candles to kick of the White House Seder of 2012. Image by The White House/Pete Souza

This year, we celebrate here, next year…?

Liza Schoenfein is food editor at the Forward. Contact her at [email protected] or on Twitter, @LifeDeathDinner

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