Trump ‘Triggers’ Jew Haters With ‘Happy Hanukkah’ Wishes by the Forward

Trump ‘Triggers’ Jew Haters With ‘Happy Hanukkah’ Wishes

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Some of Donald Trump’s more anti-Semitic supporters were most unhappy over the weekend that marked both Christmas Eve and the first night of Hanukkah, when the president-elect sent out a Hanukkah greeting to American Jews.

Here a few of their Twitter missives.

Trump has a mixed record when it comes to inclusiveness during the holiday season. His daughter and son-in-law, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, are both Jewish and celebrate Hanukkah, something that she acknowledged in a Tweet. But the president-elect has also gained attention as a combatant in the “war on Christmas,” often discussing the fact that he wants people to say “Merry Christmas” instead of “Happy Holidays.”

Trump ‘Triggers’ Jew Haters With ‘Happy Hanukkah’ Wishes

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Donald Trump Triggers Jew Haters With ‘Happy Hanukkah’


Daniel J. Solomon

Daniel J. Solomon is the former Assistant to the Editor/News Writer at the Forward. Originally from Queens, he attended Harvard as an undergraduate, where he wrote his senior thesis on French-Jewish intellectual history. He is excited to have returned to New York after his time in Massachusetts. Daniel’s passions include folk music, cycling, and pointed argument.

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