At sundown last night, Vice President Joe Biden lit the first candle of the National Chanukah Menorah in Washington.U.S. Vice President Joe Biden at the annual lighting of the National Hanukkah Menorah in Washington, December 16, 2014.
He was quoted as saying “The central Jewish notion of religious freedom, of safety in your land, of being treated with dignity in your own community, not only led to the creation of modern Israel but it also formed the bedrock of the United States of America,” Biden said. “Jewish values are such an essential part of who we are that it is fair to say that Jewish heritage is American heritage.”
BUT …..What about this year’s National Nativity Scene?
The Supreme Court has ruled that there cannot be a Nativity Scene at Capital Hill this Christmas season. This isn’t for any religious reason. They simply have not been able to find Three Wise Men in the Nation’s Capital.The search for a Virgin continues. There was no problem, however, finding enough asses to fill the stable.*What Would Jesus Say ?