Obama guidance and press schedule, May 22, 2015. Jewish American Heritage Month synagogue speech

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Below, from the White House…


Office of the Press Secretary


May 21, 2015


FRIDAY, MAY 22, 2015

In the morning, the President will travel to Adas Israel Congregation, one of the largest congregations in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, to deliver remarks in celebration of Jewish American Heritage Month, which recognizes the contributions of Jewish Americans to American society and culture.The President’s visit also coincides with Solidarity Shabbat, when government officials in Europe and North America take part in synagogue visits and other events to highlight their commitment to combating anti-Semitism. The President’s remarks arepooled for TV and open to pre-credentialed stills and correspondents.

In the afternoon, the President and First Lady will host the Diplomatic Corps Reception for foreign diplomatic corps in the East Room. This event is closed press.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: Houston Chronicle

Radio: WW1


9:30AM In-Town Pool Call Time

11:00AM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks

Adas Israel Congregation, Washington, DC

Pooled for TV; Open to Pre-Credentialed Still Photographers and Correspondents (In-Town Travel Pool Gather Time9:50AM– North Doors of the Palm Room)

4:05PMTHE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY host the Diplomatic Corps Reception

East Room

Closed Press

Briefing Schedule

12:30PM Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest


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