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Shootings: US Jewish leaders ‘rage’ at Trump’s demonising of immigrants

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Published: 6 August 2019

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Jewish leaders accuse president of emboldening mass shooters, and demand that their leader offer more than 'thoughts and prayers'

When will Trump stop demonising immigrants?': US Jewish leaders 'rage' in wake of mass shootings (Haaretz)
The attacks in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio left a total of 29 people dead and scores injured, and Jewish groups are demanding that US leadership offer more than 'thoughts and prayers'

The El Paso killer loved trump. Do you? Then you’re responsible, too (Forward)
The shooter’s motive quickly appeared in the form of a manifesto, which reads like a carbon copy of those written by the killers who carried out the recent attacks on the mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand; the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh; and the synagogue in San Diego.

After El Paso massacre, liberal US Jews say Trump fuelling white nationalism (Times of Israel)
Reform leader accuses president of emboldening mass shooters by ‘demonizing asylum seekers and immigrants’

El Paso rabbi says Jews in solidarity with Hispanic community (Jerusalem Post)
According to experts on the Spanish Inquisition between 10 and 20% of El Paso's population have Jewish origins

Photo: A woman holds a sign in protest of the recent shooting that took place in Dayton, Ohio on August 4 (AFP)

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