Watch Obama honor Shimon Peres at last night’s Chanukkah party

Last night’s Chanukkah celebration at the White House featured a very special tribute to late Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres. We covered yesterday the fascinating story behind Peres’s family menorah, which was used at the event, and now we have footage of Obama’s remarks at the event. Watch them above, and if you want to see Obama’s whole speech, check out the footage below.

12/15/2016 11:03 AM by David Kinzer