Presidential Purim: Ivanka bakes hamentashen with family

March 11, 2017 07:57

The first daughter and first grandchildren celebrate the Jews' historic salvation with traditional treats.

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Ivanka and her children make hamentashen on Purim.. (photo credit:INSTAGRAM)

Purim is upon the Washington DC home of first daughter Ivanka Trump, who baked hamentashen with her children on Friday.

Ivanka posted a photo on Instagram of the pastry-making featuring herself, her daughter Arabella (5), and her son Joseph (3), crafting the jam-filled goodies, which are traditionally served during the Purim celebration of the aversion of a massive slaughter of the historic Persian Jewish population.

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After-school fun making hamentashen for Purim with Arabella and Joseph

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Ivanka called the activity "after-school fun."

Trump converted to Orthodox Judaism before marrying husband Jared Kushner in 2009. Ivanka and Jared even hosted a Shabbat meal for the president's cabinet in January in their home in the Kalorama neighborhood of Washington, DC. Her social media presence has brought a touch of family to the new administration's image.


With @realdonaldtrump on the South Lawn

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