Jewish Employee of Trump’s Son-in-Law Demands He Condemn Anti-Semitism

HeadlineJul 06, 2016

A Jewish employee of a newspaper owned by Donald Trump’s Orthodox Jewish son-in-law has called on him to speak out against anti-Semitism in Trump’s campaign. Jared Kushner, who is married to Ivanka, is an Orthodox Jew who owns the Observer newspaper. He has been a key member of Donald Trump’s campaign. In the open letter, Observer entertainment writer Dana Schwartz wrote, “when you stand silent and smiling in the background, his Jewish son-in-law, you’re giving his most hateful supporters tacit approval.” This comes after Trump tweeted an anti-Semitic image showing Hillary Clinton, a pile of cash and a six-pointed Star of David, along with the words “Most Corrupt Candidate Ever!” The image originally appeared on a white supremacist message board. In response to the open letter, Jared Kushner wrote that Trump “does not at all subscribe to any racist or anti-Semitic thinking.”

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