The Israeli newspaper owned by the casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson appears to have nabbed the first post-election interview with president-elect Donald Trump.5
Jewish organizations are already cozying up to the Trump administration.11
In Jewish Brooklyn, Trump appears to have connected with a conservative electorate willing to buck its communal and political leadership.81
President Trump’s belated denunciation of anti-Semitism is welcome and necessary. But for Jane Eisner, that’s only the first step.
When he called the election in September for Donald Trump, the pundits snickered at American University professor Allan Lichtman and said that he was out of his mind. Guess who’s laughing now?
Palace intrigue has set in at the Donald Trump camp, as the Republican president-elect’s campaign aides and surrogates scramble for position in the next administration. Among the chatter is the rumor that son-in-law Jared Kushner could be the new White House chief of staff.4
After an ugly contest that filled the airwaves with attack ads, Democrat Josh Gottheimer has won his New Jersey congressional race against Republican incumbent Scott Garrett.
George Soros, the leftwing billionaire vilified in Donald Trump ads, met with success in at least one race, succeeding in his effort to remove the anti-immigrant sheriff of Arizona’s Maricopa County.
Bernie Sanders set aside his grievances with Hillary Clinton during the general election, crisscrossing the nation on behalf of his ex-primary rival. He’s keeping his silence, though, in the wake of President-elect Donald Trump’s victory in the November election.48
“The bottom line is that the dire predictions… that Donald Trump was going to get the lowest share ever in history of the Jewish vote never materialized,” said Matt Brooks of the Republican Jewish Coalition.23
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