Donald Trump’s long, dark speech at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this Thursday left many viewers pining for some comic relief. Luckily, they got that and more with the return of a familiar Jewish voice: Jon Stewart.
A prominent peace activist interrupted Donald Trump’s speech on Thursday at the Republican National Convention in protest of his immigration policy.
At times, the speech was drowned out by the cheering crowds in the arena of the Republican National Convention. Social media crowned a new political star. Some Republicans said they were seeing the U.S. president they longed for.
Trump, accepting the Republican presidential nomination, called Israel the United States’ “greatest ally in the region,” and attacked the agreement on Iran’s nuclear program.
On display last night was a presidential candidate who believes that he alone is the answer to everything, writes Jane Eisner. And that’s what was so truly dangerous about Donald Trump’s acceptance speech.
Jason Greenblatt, Donald Trump’s adviser on Israel, who recently increased his role and serves as the campaign’s de-facto liaison to the Jewish community, worked the crowd and the media in Cleveland, making the case for Trump on issues relating to his views on Israel.
Jews who are supporting Trump because of Israel should do the opposite. A Trump presidency would be an existential threat to the Jewish state, Jay Michaelson writes.
Longtime Republican activist and Republican Jewish Coalition board member Lew Eisenberg hadn’t put his money where his mouth was and donated himself — until now. However, the size of his donation may reflect a continued reluctance to throw any tangible support behind Trump’s controversial campaign.
On a night marked by discord, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz called for religious freedom and blasted the Iran nuclear deal in a controversial speech.
Hatred is the Republicans’ dominant theme for 2016. And it’s not even directed at America’s real enemies, J.J. Goldberg writes.