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Trump evoked anti-Semitic tropes against American Jews while trying to prove how pro-Israel he is

28 days ago   |   By Business Insider

President Donald Trump used anti-Semitic language on Tuesday as he criticized American Jews who vote for Democrats.
The president said American Jews who vote Democratic display either "a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty."
In doing so, Trump evoked one of the most textbook anti-Semitic tropes in accusing Jews of "disloyalty" amid a conversation on Israel.
"The charge of disloyalty has been used to harass, marginalize, and persecute the Jewish people for centuries," the Anti-Defamation League states.
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President Trump: Any Jewish Person Voting Democratic Shows ‘Lack of Knowledge or Great Disloyalty'

President Trump: Any Jewish Person Voting Democratic Shows ‘Lack of Knowledge or Great Disloyalty'

28 days ago   |   By Time

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump says any Jewish people who vote Democratic show “either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty.”
Trump commented Tuesday amid his ongoing feud with Democratic congresswomen Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan. Trump has taken several steps favored by Israel, while the Muslim lawmakers are outspoken critics of Israel's treatment of the Palestinians.
Trump calls Omar a “disaster” for Jews and says he didn't “buy” the tears Tlaib shed Monday as she discussed the situation.
At Trump's urging, Israel last week blocked the pair from...
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