JTA: Liberal streams, ADL not on White House list for ‘pertinent’ meeting with Jewish leaders

April 17, 2019

By Ron Kampeas

“It’s clear the Trump White House invited a subset of the Jewish community and intentionally excluded others,” Halie Soifer, the director of the Jewish Democratic Council of America, said in an email. “As with everything this president does, this meeting appears to be defined by narrow political calculation as opposed to genuine outreach to the Jewish community.”