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WATCH: Jared Kushner Dubbed ‘Jared Kosher’ By Fox And Friends

Jewish words are hard. Jewish names are sometimes harder.

“Manafort and Pres Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kosher met with Veselnitska,” read the Fox and Friends chyron the morning of July 12.

Jonathan Levine, senior editor of Mediaite, pointed this gaffe out in a shared tweet the same morning:

For those curious, Jared Kushner’s Ashkenazi last name comes from the German/Belorussian word for furrier (Kürschner/кушнер) — a person who prepares or deals in furs.

These gaffes happen all the time, to all ethnic groups. So, as Governor Scott Walker would say, “thank you again, Fox, and Molotov.”

Laura E. Adkins is the Forward’s contributing network editor. Contact her at [email protected] or on Twitter, @Laura_E_Adkins

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