קולונל אלכסנדר וינדמן עדות שימוע הדחת דונלד טראמפ בית הנבחרים ארה"ב וושינגטון
Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman
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VP Mike Pence and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi watch Donald Trump deliver his State of the Union address

Anti-Semitism, born in the U.S.A.

The plethora of Jews are involved in Trump's impeachment process greases the wheels of anti-Semitism, with some on the far-right calling it a 'Jewish coup'; but the president isn't anti-Semitic himself, he does not have the intellect

Orly Azoulay |
Published: 12.09.19 , 23:38
Even before his rise to the presidency, as he was a real estate magnate in New York, Donald Trump would say how glad he was that men in black yarmulkas oversaw his financial affairs.
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  • He couldn't even comprehend that such an anti-Semitic saying raises to the surface the problematic and hurtful stereotype of the alleged connection between Jews, money, business, and schemes.
    נשיא ארה"ב דונלד טראמפ ב נאום מצב האומה ב בית הנבחרים האמריקני מייק פנס ננסי פלוסינשיא ארה"ב דונלד טראמפ ב נאום מצב האומה ב בית הנבחרים האמריקני מייק פנס ננסי פלוסי
    VP Mike Pence and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi watch Donald Trump deliver his State of the Union address
    (Photo: Getty Images)
    Once he became president, he didn't flinch for a moment when he said that any Jewish person who votes for the Democratic party shows either "a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty."
    He obviously meant loyalty to him. From his point of view: "l'etat, c'est moi."
    Following 2017 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, where a white supremacist drove his car into a crowd of counter-protesters, killing one and injuring 28, Trump played down the catastrophe, stating that "There is blame on both sides."
    A white supremacist drives his car into anti-fascist protesters in Charlottesville, August 2017 A white supremacist drives his car into anti-fascist protesters in Charlottesville, August 2017
    A white supremacist drives his car into anti-fascist protesters in Charlottesville, August 2017
    (Photo: AP)
    Trump is not anti-Semitic. He does not possess the necessary intellectual capacity. He's not well-read on Jewish history and has no clue whether it's a religion or a culture.
    But somehow, during his presidency, various white supremacist organizations started coming out of the woodwork, preaching that America doesn't belong to the Jewish people and that they should get out.
    He did not attempt to condemn or distance himself from these groups. And why should he? They're his base.
    According to data published by the Anti-Defamation League, Trump's term in office so far has seen a spike of 150% in the number of anti-Semitic attacks in the United States, including the horrific Tree of Life synagogue massacre in Pittsburgh that claimed 11 lives.
    הדלקת נרות בבית הכנסת בפיטסבורג, ארצות הברית שבו היה פיגוע יריהדלקת נרות בבית הכנסת בפיטסבורג, ארצות הברית שבו היה פיגוע ירי
    A show of support at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh after 11 people were killed in a shooting there
    (Photo: AP)
    But he does have an alibi after all - his favorite daughter converted to Judaism, his son-in-law is Jewish and so are his grandchildren.
    And now Trump's acolytes glare angrily towards Capitol Hill, where the president's impeachment process is underway, with many of the major players being Jews.
    Adam Schiff, chair of the House Intelligence Committee, who oversees the investigations into the president's alleged corruption and is the one to facilitate concrete evidential basis for his indictment, is Jewish.
    Jerry Nadler, chair of the House Judiciary Committee, is Jewish.
    The four legal experts testifying at Donald Trump's impeachment hearings The four legal experts testifying at Donald Trump's impeachment hearings
    The four legal experts testifying at Donald Trump's impeachment hearings
    (Photo: AP)
    Three out of the four judicial academics to present a professional opinion during the hearings are Jewish: Noah Feldman, Pamela Karlan and Michael Gerhardt.
    All four decided unanimously that there is evidential basis for impeachment.
    Ann Coulter, the far-right media pundit, commenting on the three Jewish experts, tweeted: "Too little ethnic diversity among the professors for me to take them seriously."
    She didn't mean that there were not enough African Americans or Hispanics. Her readership is sure that Jews, though only 2% of the population, are the ones pulling the strings in the economy, the media and academia.
    And it is not just the professors: the main witnesses to rebut Trump's arguments are also Jewish.
    Gordon Sondland, United States ambassador to the European Union, son of Holocaust survivors, has provided some of the critical testimonial evidence for the process.
    קולונל אלכסנדר וינדמן עדות שימוע הדחת דונלד טראמפ בית הנבחרים ארה"ב וושינגטוןקולונל אלכסנדר וינדמן עדות שימוע הדחת דונלד טראמפ בית הנבחרים ארה"ב וושינגטון
    Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman
    (Photo: AFP)
    Alexander Vindman, the director for European Affairs for the U.S. National Security Council, testified that there was quid pro quo between Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy (who is incidentally, also Jewish).
    Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, two businessmen who emigrated to the U.S. from Ukraine and Belarus respectively, are associates of Rudy Giuliani who aided him with his search in Ukraine for detrimental information on Donald Trump's political opponents - primarily Joe Biden and his family.
    Now both are under arrest for violating the American election laws after donating huge sums to the Trump campaign. According to reports, they are quite cooperative with investigators.
    Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman
    Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman
    (Photo: AP)
    The fact that so many Jews are involved in the impeachment process is what greases the wheels of anti-Semitism. Rick Wiles, a pastor, and pundit for the far-right news site TruNews created the term "Jewish Coup" to describe the current events in the United States.
    That same far-right pastor this week called Nadler a "socialist" and said that the three professors are "escalating our way towards a Jewish coup".
    He brought the spark, now his fans can light the flame.
    As far as they're concerned, the Jews didn't only kill Jesus but are also scheming to topple their God-given president.

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