The Anti-Defamation League has called on Sebastian Gorka, a senior aide to President Donald Trump, to clearly disavow “the message and outlook” of anti-Semitic organizations such as those he worked with while living in Hungary.
Establishing his role as President Trump’s unofficial envoy to the Jewish community, Vice President Mike Pence found himself in Las Vegas on Friday, delivering greetings from the President at the Republican Jewish Coalition’s Shabbat dinner.
New York City mayor Bill de Blasio met Friday with federal prosecutors investigating his relationship with a Satmar Hasidic landlord, according to a New York Times report.
Gorka launched his own political party in Hungary with two prominent former members of Jobbik, a party with a well known history of anti-Semitism.
President Trump’s belated denunciation of anti-Semitism is welcome and necessary. But for Jane Eisner, that’s only the first step.
An investigation by the Forward into the activities of Sebastian Gorka, deputy assistant to the president, from 2002 to 2007, while he was active in Hungarian politics and journalism, found that he had close ties then to Hungarian far-right circles, and has in the past worked with openly racist and anti-Semitic groups and public figures.
At least 150 Jewish activists attended the Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC this week, a sign of a growing contingent of Jewish hawks who are not put off by Steve Bannon and who say President Trump is a champion of their beliefs.
Jewish organizations are railing against the Trump administration’s removal of Obama-era protections for transgender youth.
President Donald Trump denounced anti-Semitism in the United States in an interview on Tuesday after he was asked about a spate of threats to Jewish community centers around the country.
CNN anchor Jake Tapper got his own “Saturday Night Live” skit last week. In a “Fatal Attraction”-style scene, the fierce newsman is seduced by Kellyanne Conway, the White House aide he had banned from his show for lying.
Why won’t Donald Trump denounce anti-Semitism? We rounded up some opinions.
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