Jewish Rabbis Across America Diss Nazi-Loving Trump & It Is Perfect (DETAILS)

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Donald Trump’s response to the Neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, VA, understandably angered a lot of people. Rather than take a firm stance against white supremacist groups, Trump tried to claim both sides were at fault. He eventually backtracked from his previous statements, but, soon enough, returned to his rhetoric of both sides and “fine people” among the neo-Nazis. One group that was rightfully disgusted by the president’s actions were a collection of Rabbinical organizations within the United States who decided, understandably, to cancel a traditional holiday phone conversation with the president.

On the occasion of the High Holidays of Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashanah, it has became a tradition for representatives of the nation’s various Jewish faiths to call the president. The nature of the phone calls differ but are always related to matters important to many Jewish people. For example, during the pre-High Holiday phone call in 2015, President Obama discussed the issue of Israel and the nuclear deal with Iran. That particular deal was something that Israeli Prime Minister  Benjamin Netanyahu was strongly opposed to.

Regarding Trump, it seems that his defense of neo-Nazis and other white supremacists was simply a bridge too far. In their statement, the rabbis said that they are hopeful this canceled call will guide the president towards a better path.

‘Responsibility for the violence that occurred in Charlottesville, including the death of Heather Heyer, does not lie with many sides but with one side: the Nazi, alt-right and white supremacists who brought their hate to a peaceful community. They must be roundly condemned at all levels.

…We pray that President Trump will recognize and remedy the grave error he has made in abetting the voices of hatred’

 

To be honest, we feel that the Rabbis are more optimistic than we are. The simple fact is that Trump has displayed little willingness to admit when he is wrong or learn from his mistakes. Hopefully, Trump proves us wrong, but we doubt it.

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