Trump family marks the start of Hanukkah on Twitter
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpEsper sidesteps question on whether he aligns more with Mattis or Trump Warren embraces Thiel label: 'Good' As tensions escalate, US must intensify pressure on Iran and the IAEA MORE and members of his family, including first daughter Ivanka TrumpIvana (Ivanka) Marie TrumpLiberal think tank: GOP paid parental leave proposals are too narrow Ivanka Trump's women's initiative unveils million in new grants The Hill's Morning Report - House Democrats clash over next steps at border MORE and son-in-law Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerThe Hill's Morning Report — Trump retreats on census citizenship question Judiciary issues blitz of subpoenas for Kushner, Sessions, Trump associates House Judiciary to vote to authorize subpoenas for Trump officials, immigration documents 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 ObamaJesse Jackson calls on Trump to pardon Rod Blagojevich #ObamaWasBetterAt trends after Trump attacks on minority congresswomen Biden says his presidency is not 'a third term of Obama' 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.