On Friday, the White House hosted a Rosh Hashanah reception, marking the first time the Jewish new year was celebrated there. During his remarks, the Catholic Joe Biden made the bizarre quip that he went to Jewish services more than most of the Jews in the audience did.
“I probably went to shul more than many of you did,” he said, prompting laughter from the audience. “You all think I’m kidding, he can tell you I’m not. I’m not.”
He added, “I’m a practicing Catholic but I’d go to services on Saturday and on Sunday. You think I’m kidding.”