The window of opportunity for running a third party candidate, an option seen as a last hope for some Jewish Republicans, is closing quickly. With state filing deadlines already looming and no candidate seen in sight, the likelihood of a successful outsider campaign is fading and may already be doomed.31
Donald Trump’s campaign withdrew its support for a white supremacist as one of its California delegates.3
Through statements and policy proposals tinged with racism — such as advocating a ban on Muslims entering the country, and saying many Mexican immigrants are drug dealers and rapists — Trump has become a favorite of white nationalist groups and provided an unprecedented platform for their views.109
In a presidential campaign with an unprecedented number of pointed words and phrases living on as unpleasant hashtags — Loser. Crooked. Deplorables. Nasty woman. Build the wall. Putin’s puppet — Israel barely rates a mention.
The South Florida man accused of plotting to bomb a Miami-area synagogue was denied bail on Tuesday.
A journalist who was flooded last month with anti-Semitic death threats from Donald Trump supporters after writing a profile of the candidate’s wife has filed a police report over the harassment.
Donald Trump’s popularity is rooted in his outsider status, and that’s left Jewish and pro-Israel groups a bit stumped.92
Marc Buslik is Chicago’s top-ranking Jewish police commander. He’s also been named as liaison to the federal probe of the troubled department — putting him right smack in the middle of the nation’s worst policing scandal.
Never Trump? Always Trump? Never-doesn’t-last-forever-Trump?
____An Orthodox rabbi who numbers governors, police chiefs and yeshiva heads among his friends has been accused in a federal lawsuit of molesting a student at his Jewish boarding school in New Haven, Connecticut.9
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