Talking to W’s Chief of Staff

At Tablet, Yair Rosenberg interviews Joshua Bolten, former chief of staff to George W. Bush, at the Republican National Convention in Tampa. As Rosenberg writes, Bolten “was only the second Jewish chief of staff in White House history,” but he has now been succeeded by two more fellow Jews, Rahm Emanuel and Jack Lew. Of President Bush and the First Lady, Bolten said they “were always very interested in Jewish heritage and Jewish faith and were very receptive when we had ideas like lighting the menorah in the White House and serving the first truly kosher meal there.” 

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