Trump Proclaims Jewish Heritage Month


President Donald Trump has been fixated on Jews during the last week. Not fixated on Israeli violations of international law or outsized Jewish influence on America’s electoral process.

No, Trump has been cozying up to the Jews.

Jewish Forward

President Donald Trump declared May 2017 Jewish American Heritage Month in a proclamation.

“During Jewish American Heritage Month, we celebrate our nation’s strong American Jewish heritage, rooted in the ancient faith and traditions of the Jewish people. The small band of Dutch Jews who first immigrated in 1654, seeking refuge and religious liberty, brought with them their families, their religion, and their cherished customs, which they have passed on from generation to generation,” read the proclamation issued by the White House late on Friday.

“The moral and ethical code of the Jewish people is inspired by their spiritual vocation of ‘tikkun olam’ ‑‑ the charge to repair the world. Through that…

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