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USA: Jewish groups rally against Trump in Washington DC02:26

USA: Jewish groups rally against Trump in Washington DC

United States, Washington DC
December 15, 2016 at 06:40 GMT -00:00 · Published

Some 150 anti-Trump Jewish protesters converged outside Trump Tower in Washington DC, on Wednesday. The rally was met by a group of a dozen pro-Trump Jewish counter-protesters, who converged to show their support for the president-elect.

The anti-Trump group 'If Not Now' carried banners that read "Which side are you on?" and "#Jewishresistance". One protester said, "What we are seeing in terms of Trump presidency is the embrace of white supremacy, this is unprecedented in modern day America and it is really terrifying."

Beside the rally, counter-protesters held signs reading "Jews for Trump" and "Jews choose Trump," and one attendee explained, "We heard that there are going to be socialist Jews protesting Trump and we wanted to make sure that America knew that there are many Jews who have conservative values who stand with Trump, who are so happy that our country will change directions."

Donald Trump garnered around 24 percent of the US' Jewish vote in the recent presidential election. During the campaign Trump faced accusations of anti-Semitism due to the retweeting of posts allegedly published by white supremacists.

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Some 150 anti-Trump Jewish protesters converged outside Trump Tower in Washington DC, on Wednesday. The rally was met by a group of a dozen pro-Trump Jewish counter-protesters, who converged to show their support for the president-elect.

The anti-Trump group 'If Not Now' carried banners that read "Which side are you on?" and "#Jewishresistance". One protester said, "What we are seeing in terms of Trump presidency is the embrace of white supremacy, this is unprecedented in modern day America and it is really terrifying."

Beside the rally, counter-protesters held signs reading "Jews for Trump" and "Jews choose Trump," and one attendee explained, "We heard that there are going to be socialist Jews protesting Trump and we wanted to make sure that America knew that there are many Jews who have conservative values who stand with Trump, who are so happy that our country will change directions."

Donald Trump garnered around 24 percent of the US' Jewish vote in the recent presidential election. During the campaign Trump faced accusations of anti-Semitism due to the retweeting of posts allegedly published by white supremacists.

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