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‘I Am #DisloyalToTrump’: Jews Clap Back To The President On Twitter

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After President Trump invoked an anti-Semitic trope by calling Jews who vote for Democrats “disloyal,” Jews began storming Twitter with the hashtag #DisloyalToTrump.

“Any Jewish people that vote for a Democrat — I think it shows either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty,” Trump told reporters in the Oval Office on Tuesday.

Trump’s comments sparked fierce backlash from liberal Jewish groups and political figures like Bernie Sanders.

Jews throughout the country took to Twitter to share their own opposition to the president’s words.

Several users posted images of family members who perished in the Holocaust:

Many invoked the rise in white supremacy inspired by Trump:

Others expressed the patriotism of their Jewish relatives:

Public figures and celebrities weighed in:

Several drew parallels between Trump and Adolf Hitler:

The controversy is unlikely to die down: On Wednesday Trump tweeted someone praising him as the “King of Israel,” reaction to which also went viral.

Alexandra Wells is a news intern at the Forward. Contact her at

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