Obama's seder praised by local religious leaders

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Local religious leaders applauded President Barack Obama's seder Thursday night at the White House, saying it imparted a sense of inclusion to other religions that historically have felt left out.

The traditional Jewish meal served during the holy time of Passover was hosted by Obama in the family dining room of the White House. A spokesman said the administration believes it is the first...

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