Trump family marks the start of Hanukkah on Twitter
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrumps light 97th annual National Christmas Tree Trump to hold campaign rally in Michigan 'Don't mess with Mama': Pelosi's daughter tweets support following press conference comments MORE and members of his family, including first daughter Ivanka TrumpIvana (Ivanka) Marie TrumpLawmakers introduce bipartisan bill to allow new parents to advance tax credits Jane Fonda says she feels 'sad' for Trump Hillicon Valley: Google to limit political ad targeting | Senators scrutinize self-driving car safety | Trump to 'look at' Apple tariff exemption | Progressive lawmakers call for surveillance reforms | House panel advances telecom bills MORE and son-in-law Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerDemocrat calls for investigation of possible 'inappropriate influence' by Trump in border wall contract Judge temporarily halts construction of a private border wall in Texas Mueller witness linked to Trump charged in scheme to illegally funnel money to Clinton campaign MORE, marked the first night of Hanukkah on Tuesday night.

“Wishing all of those celebrating #Hanukkah around the world a happy and healthy eight nights in the company of those they love,” the president wrote.

Kushner and Ivanka Trump, who are Orthodox Jews and serve as senior White House advisers, marked the holiday on Twitter, sharing a photo of their family celebration.


Former President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaButtigieg draws fresh scrutiny, attacks in sprint to Iowa The shifting impeachment positions of Jonathan Turley Kerry endorses Biden in 2020 race: He 'can beat Donald Trump' MORE joined other public figures to mark the day, tweeting, "Happy Hanukkah, everybody, from the Obama family to yours. Chag Sameach!"

Many lawmakers took to social media to share messages marking the first night of the holiday, sharing images displaying a menorah or dreidel in their tweets.