The presidential nominee affirmed his “unshakable” commitment to Israel during an online fundraiser by former US ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro.
Trump’s anti-Semitism bill is unlikely to dampen the flames of hatred towards Jewish Americans or make them feel safer; indeed, outlawing criticism of Israel may have the opposite effect.
President Trump is expected to sign an executive order today purporting to target anti-Semitism on college campuses. However, the measure is understood on all sides as an attempt to outlaw the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement and criticism of Israel more generally. The order would mean educational institutions receiving federal