June 4, 2012
Ashley Biden marries Jewish doctor
Ashley Biden, the daughter of Vice President Joe Biden married a Jewish doctor.
Ashley Biden, 31, and Dr. Howard Krein were married Saturday in Wilmington, Del. in an interfaith Jewish-Catholic ceremony at the Biden family’s church. Biden and Krein reportedly dated for a year before they became engaged last September. Biden is a social worker. Krein is an ear, nose and throat specialist at Jefferson Hospital in Philadelphia.
“We’re happy to welcome Howard into our family, and we wish them all the best in their new life together,” said a statement from the vice president and his wife Jill, issued after the wedding.
The couple will reside in Philadelphia.
Hallie Biden, married to the vice president’s son, Beau, is also Jewish.