American Jewish groups have followed the Netanyahu government’s lead in declining to discuss threats posed to Israel by Trump’s reported leak.
“An individual representing such extremist ideologies should not be given this type of leadership role.”
“We need to make sure that we call out bigotry whenever it happens,” Jonathan Greenblatt told the Senate Judiciary Committee.
The Anti-Defamation League’s annual audit of anti-Semitic incidents was released on Monday, and came with some saddening statistics.
– Anti-Semitic incidents in the United States rose by more than one-third in 2016 and shot up 86 percent in the first three months of 2017, the Anti-Defamation League reported. There has been a massive increase in harassment of American Jews, largely since November, and at least 34 incidents linked to the presidential election…
— Most Americans do not hold anti-Semitic views and are worried about violence against Jews, according to polls by the Anti-Defamation League. Only 14 percent of Americans expressed anti-Semitic attitudes, a slight increase from 10 percent in 2015, according to the data, which was released Thursday. Older and less educated respondents were the most likely to hold…
The American Jewish Committee has called on the White House to “look into new revelations” about the background of President Trump’s chief counter-terrorism advisor, Sebastian Gorka.
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.
WASHINGTON (JTA) – He hates it, he really hates it. Now what’s he going to do about it? President Donald Trump on Tuesday culminated three weeks of missed opportunities to condemn anti-Semitism and doubling down on missed opportunities to condemn anti-Semitism with a statement unequivocally condemning anti-Semitism. “The anti-Semitic threats targeting our Jewish community at…
I am deeply disappointed by how few of my Republican colleagues have called the omission of Jews from a presidential statement about the Holocaust merely a “gaffe.”