President, First Lady To Celebrate End Of Hanukkah AP Photo ByTom KludtPublishedDecember 5, 2013, 6:33 AM EST 314 views President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama on Thursday are scheduled to attend two Hanukkah receptions. The receptions will be held at 4:10 p.m. ET and 8:00 p.m. ET in the Grand Foyer of the White House. Thursday evening will mark the end of the annual Jewish holiday.