New Statesmen: Anti-Semitism in the time of Trump

October 30, 2020

By Emily Tamkin

“You can’t equate the president with, frankly, anyone else. No one else’s words resonate quite like the president’s. His words have been scathing and damaging and extremely dangerous for our community,” said Halie Soifer, executive director of the Jewish Democratic Council of America. Soifer also noted that Trump’s fellow Republicans would not condemn him. In fact, she said, “They go as far as defending it.”