Donald Trump

Donald Trump

Stephen Miller
Trump picks another firebrand in Jewish top advisor Stephen Miller

Miller is Jewish, but he criticizes what he calls a "war on Christmas" from America's media and political elite on what he views as the nation's origins.

The US Consulate in Jerusalem
Report: Trump transition team checking possible locations for Jerusalem embassy

Foreign Ministry officials last week reportedly met with officials from the Immigrant Absorption Ministry to discuss the availability of the Diplomat Hotel in the Talpiot neighborhood.

By JTA
13/12/2016
A soldier stands next to a bus stop with a pro-Trump poster near the West Bank Jewish settlement of
Tillerson’s past offers few clues on his Middle East perspective

Trump’s choice for secretary of state, an oil man, will come under scrutiny for his broad opposition to sanctions.

Rex Tillerson
Analysis: Jerusalem likely disappointed by Trump's secretary of state pick

Those in most non-oil producing countries don’t know ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson.

13/12/2016
Rex Tillerson
Trump to nominate Exxon CEO Tillerson as US secretary of state

Lawmakers from both major parties have raised questions about Tillerson and former UN Ambassador John Bolton, who has been mentioned as a possible No. 2 State Department official.

By REUTERS
13/12/2016
John Bolton, former US ambassador to the United Nations
A Bolton resurgence?

Trump’s affinity for John Bolton offers Americans a confused message.

Trump and Putin
Trump rebuffs CIA report that Russia helped get him elected

US president-elect blames Democrats for putting out media reports on Russian meddling and said he did not believe they came from the CIA.

By REUTERS
11/12/2016
U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at his final campaign event at the Devos Pl
As Trump heads to Oval Office, Israel-US panel says 'the only thing certain is uncertainty'

ADL chief among delegates at Knesset discussion on American Jewry in the new era of the Trump administration.

gcc summit
Unsettled Gulf Arab states seek to coordinate in wake of Trump election

“They fear that the real estate magnate (Trump) does not see the extent to which Washington and the Arab Gulf states mutually benefit from the US-GCC alliances.”

By JACOB WIRTSCHAFTER/THE MEDIA LINE
04/12/2016
Mississippi, Governor Phil Bryant
Mississippi Gov. to ‘JPost’: Trump will be great for Israel

Phil Bryant says concerns about rise of white supremacists is ‘ridiculous.’

01/12/2016
Trump AIPAC
Diplomacy: Donald Trump, have we got an Israel policy for you!

Israeli ministers just can’t wait for the American president-elect to take office to begin preparing the ground for a new US-Israel relationship – and more settlements.

South Carolina Govenor Nikki Haley
South Carolina governor who opposed anti-Israel BDS to be Trump's UN envoy

Last year, Nikki Haley signed into law a bill to stop efforts to boycott, divest and sanction Israel in a first for the nation on a state-wide level.

A supporter of the alt-Right giving a Nazi salute.
US Holocaust museum alarmed over 'hateful speech' by white nationalists

A video taken inside a conference showed Richard Spencer, leader of the National Policy Institute, shouting, "Hail Trump, hail our people, hail victory!" as some gave Nazi salutes.

By REUTERS
22/11/2016
A CARDBOARD cutout of Donald Trump is pictured on a media charter plane with a countdown clock to th
Trump outlines plans for first day in office

Trump has so far picked two Cabinet members and three top White House advisers, but aides said he was not expected to make further announcements on Monday.

By REUTERS
22/11/2016
Donald Trump
White supremacist event in DC claims media protects Jewish interests

As Spencer finished speaking, several audience members gave a Nazi-like salute.

By JTA
21/11/2016
James Mattis
'Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everybody you meet'

Analysis: Marine Gen. James Mattis would be conventional voice in the White House.

Stephen Bannon in 2016.
Trump adviser Bannon blames lazy media for antisemitism allegations

Donald Trump's recently-named White House chief strategist says "these claims of antisemitism just aren't serious. It's a joke."

By JPOST.COM STAFF
20/11/2016
Uri Ariel
Israeli minister throws support behind controversial Trump adviser Bannon

Bannon’s appointment as “chief strategist and senior counsel” last week courted controversy, including a condemnation from the Anti-Defamation League.

Donald Trump sits with Jeff Sessions at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York
In 1980s, American Jewish Committee 'vigorously protested' Sessions nomination

Sessions currently represents Alabama in the upper chamber, and was the first US senator to endorse Trump for president.

Jon Stewart
Jon Stewart warns liberals not to stereotype Trump voters

Trump has been criticized during his campaign for making statements seen as racist, including calling Mexicans who cross over to the United States rapists and drug dealers.

By JTA
18/11/2016
JEWISH SUPPORTERS wear kippot showing their support for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.
Russian FM spokesperson suggests US election influenced by 'Jewish conspiracy'

Zakharova said that she had formulated the claim while visiting New York during an official visit with a Russian delegation in September.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
18/11/2016
jared kushner trump
Sources: Trump's son-in-law Kushner could get key White House job

The Jewish New Jersey real estate scion married to Trump's daughter Ivanka, helped guide the president-elect to victory last week and is poised to remain an influential adviser.

By JPOST.COM STAFF , REUTERS
17/11/2016
Stephen Bannon in 2016.
169 lawmakers sign on to Jewish rep’s letter calling for Bannon dismissal

The letter says the appointment “directly undermines your ability to unify the country.”

By JTA
17/11/2016
Trump protest
Trump ally supports mandatory Muslim immigrant registry

Citing Japanese internment camps as "precedent," Carl Higbie says immigrants do not get constitutional protections.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
17/11/2016
Brad Hoylman
New York senator points at Trump team after swastikas found defacing residence

New York State Sen. Brad Hoylmam says the swastikas are a result of Trump refusing to condemn the white supremacist ties of Stephen Bannon.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
16/11/2016
Stephen Bannon in 2016.
Stephen Bannon in 2014: Racism will get ‘washed out’ of nationalist right

A number of Jewish groups have condemned his hiring, a few defended it and others are silent.

By JTA
16/11/2016
U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at his final campaign event at the Devos Pl
Trump shuffles transition team, eyes loyalists for Cabinet

Trump has fewer than 70 days until his Jan. 20 inauguration to settle on Cabinet members and other senior appointees. He will eventually need to fill roughly 4,000 open positions.

By REUTERS
16/11/2016
Ivanka Trump
Trump reportedly seeks top secret clearance for Ivanka

Trump's children may be allowed in on the nation's most sensitive information if the president-elect uses a loophole in nepotism laws.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
15/11/2016
Trump Hitler
California teacher suspended after comparing Trump to Hitler

The comparison irked at least one of the parents of children in his class who wrote an email to complain.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
14/11/2016
Ivanka Trump
Ivanka Trump won't serve in father's White House administration

Eldest daughter of the US president-elect says she will not hold a position in the incoming cabinet.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
14/11/2016
US President elect Donald Trump shakes hands with Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Pr
Trump picks Priebus as White House chief of staff

The chief of staff position, which serves as a gatekeeper and agenda-setter for the president, is typically one of the most important early choices for an incoming president.

By REUTERS
13/11/2016
Trump and Putin
Russian Jews: Putin did not interfere in US vote

"I doubt that the government in any way helped Donald Trump," says professor.

Donald Trump
Trump advisors divided over moving US embassy to Jerusalem

Will Trump move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem?

Demonstrators march as they shout slogans against President-elect Donald Trump in Minneapolis
Trump: Protests against me are work of 'professionals' incited by media

The protests were for the most part peaceful and orderly, although there were scattered acts of civil disobedience.

By REUTERS , JPOST.COM STAFF
11/11/2016
US flag
US affairs: America first in the White House

Divisive at home and unpredictable abroad, Donald Trump brings nativism, populism and nationalism to the presidency. What can we realistically expect for his first 100 days?

U.S. President Obama greets President-elect Trump in the White House Oval Office in Washington
Obama hosts Trump: 'If you succeed, then the country succeeds'

Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence then traveled to Capitol Hill to meet with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan.

Donald Trump
Analysis: Will the rule of law survive President Trump?

Will a president Trump make good on threats which virtually no past officials in key defense positions have endorsed?

US Vice President Joe Biden addresses the AIPAC 2016 Policy Conference on March 20, 2016 in Washingt
US Vice President Biden reassures Jewish community following Trump win

"Even if a new administration were inclined to reduce a commitment, which it's not. Congress would never let it happen. The American people would never let it happen."

Trump protest
Thousands of anti-Trump protesters take to streets of US cities

In New York, thousands of protesters filled streets in midtown Manhattan as they made their way to Trump Tower, Trump's gilded home on Fifth Avenue.

By REUTERS
10/11/2016
Republican US presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses AIPAC in Washington
What a President Trump means for Israel's regional security

Donald Trump is a known supporter of Israel, but how will he deal with a region consumed by conflict?

Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu meet at the Trump tower
Analysis: The lesson of Trump and Netanyahu - Fighting against the media works

The more modern political strategy – that enemies must be created to strengthen a candidate, and alliances must be avoided because they weaken a candidate – is much more correct.

10/11/2016
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton
Watch party at DC synagogue gets gloomy

The anxiety had been palatable all night. In fact, it could be staunchly felt through the city streets all week. Monday traffic seemed particularly harsh and irregular.

Shlomo Riskin
Rabbis disagree whether Trump will be good for the world

“Many people, including myself, are repelled by his vocabulary and talk about women, but former president Bill Clinton was far more promiscuous, and somehow the American public accepted him."

U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at his final campaign event at the Devos Pl
Comment: Welcome to the age of disorder

Trump victory likely to bring volatility on every front.

Donald Trump
ANALYSIS: Trump and Israel, now what?

The unexpected, improbable, against-the-odds victory Tuesday of Trump over Hillary Clinton undoubtedly shocked Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Jerusalem as much as it shocked the world.

09/11/2016
Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu meet at the Trump tower
Trump adviser to 'JPost': President-elect will be best friend Israel ever had

One change he hinted at was the removal of the restriction on Israel not to ask the US for additional money as stipulated in the new 10-year $38 billion military aid deal signed in September.

09/11/2016
Trump and Putin
Putin congratulates Trump on election win, eyeing improved US-Russia ties

Russian president also said he was sure a constructive dialogue between Moscow and Washington would serve the interests of both countries.

By REUTERS
09/11/2016
Naftali Bennett
Israeli Right hails Trump: 'The era of a Palestinian state is over'

Bennett echoes Smotrich, who called for Netanyahu to immediately approve new settlement construction; Livni looks forward to the promises of Trump's acceptance speech, "not the campaign."

09/11/2016
Donald Trump
Shocking the world, Donald Trump wins US presidency

Historic upset • GOP sweeps into power • Clinton wins popular vote • Obama prepares transition • Netanyahu offers congratulations

U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at his final campaign event at the Devos Pl
On Election Day, Trump casts doubt on legitimacy of electoral process

Republican nominee threatens to "see what happens, you know, how it goes" before conceding defeat to Hillary Rodham Clinton based on official state tallies of votes.

A Royal Jordanian plane takes off on the runway at Cairo Airport,
Jordanian airline mocks Trump's Muslim ban ahead of US election

As Americans go to the polls, Jordan's flag carrier airline takes jab at Trump, who called for Muslims to be banned from entering the US.

By ARIEL WHITMAN
08/11/2016
Ari Fleischer speaks during an interview.
Jewish Republican Ari Fleischer rescinds Trump endorsement

Fleischer, who serves on the board of the Republican Jewish Coalition, cited several reasons for his change of heart.

By JTA
08/11/2016
Ivanka Trump
Report: Ivanka Trump fears father's campaign hurts her personal brand

The eldest daughter of the GOP presidential nominee reportedly urged Trump's team not to promote a campaign ad in which she is featured.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
07/11/2016
West Bank Palestinian
Evangelical leader to Trump: Limit Palestinian sovereignty in two-state deal

Mike Evans also suggests that a US naval base be created in Haifa.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
06/11/2016
Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner
Ivanka Trump visits Lubavitcher Rebbe's gravesite ahead of election

In a video being circulated on Twitter, Ivanka is seen wearing a black cap, meant to cover her hair, while Jared wears a black skullcap as they enter the compound around the gravesite.

By ARIEL WHITMAN
06/11/2016
US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is hustled off the stage by security agents after a
Watch: Trump rushed off stage during Nevada rally security scare

Two security agents seized Trump by the shoulders and hustled him backstage as police officers swarmed over a white male in the front of the crowd and held him face down.

By REUTERS
06/11/2016
A child wears a Hillary Clinton costume before Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump holds a
In Miami, Trump supporters accuse press of selling out 'for a few shekels'

Clad in "Make America Great Again!" gear, the vocal supporter was flanked by several others who appeared to support his statements.

Jon Stewart
WATCH: Jon Stewart recalls his Twitter feud with Donald Trump

At a Stand Up For Heroes benefit in New York City this Tuesday, the beloved former host of “The Daily Show” took the stage to tell an expletive-laden tale of the Republican nominee.

By JTA
02/11/2016
Donald Trump
Trump advisors lay out final case to Israel-minded voters

As president, they said, Trump would also cut off funds to a United Nations Human Rights Council that is increasingly hostile to Israel

donald trump reno
WATCH: Man yells antisemitic chant during Donald Trump rally

The irate man made hand gestures resembling those by hate groups.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
30/10/2016
Ivanka Trump
Ivanka Trump says her father will move US embassy to Jerusalem ‘100%’ if elected

In addition to saying Donald Trump will move the embassy to Jerusalem, which she called “the eternal capital,” she also said he supported her conversion to Judaism before her marriage.

By JTA
28/10/2016
Donald Trump
Is Trump reversing the gains Republicans have made among American Jews?

American Jews – including traditional Republican voters – are shying away from Donald Trump.

By JAN-JABEN EILON
29/10/2016
Donald Trump
Trump says Clinton policy on Syria would lead to World War Three

In an interview focused largely on foreign policy, Trump said defeating Islamic State is a higher priority than persuading Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down.

By REUTERS
25/10/2016
Donald Trump
Trump's son says he will accept "fair" US election

At last week's debate with Clinton, Trump challenged a cornerstone of American democracy by refusing to commit to honoring the result of the US election.

By REUTERS
24/10/2016
bill hillary clinton
Jewish Americans have a moral imperative to oppose Trump, Bill Clinton says

At an unscheduled stop, Clinton spoke to Jews in Florida about the importance of voting.

A soldier stands next to a bus stop with a pro-Trump poster near the West Bank Jewish settlement of
American Israelis casting their ballots for Trump

American citizens living in Israel lean Republican and many, despite the scandals, are set to vote for Donald Trump, citing his position on Israel and the Middle East.

By HUNTER STUART
24/10/2016
Trump AIPAC
Exclusive: Jerusalem Trump rally morphs into closed event aimed at US Christians

The Republican candidate will speak for only two minutes.

23/10/2016
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a post Republican Convention campaign event
Exclusive: Aish HaTorah rejects Trump rally after JPost report

Trump and Pence agreed to speak via satellite at the rally which was billed as an event calling for the strengthening of Jerusalem following UNESCO's controversial decision about the Temple Mount.

20/10/2016
Trump in prayer shawl.
Jewish reporter targeted with anti-Semitic tweets from Trump supporter

The Twitter account that sent the message has been suspended, according to Buzzfeed, which published a screenshot of the image.

By JTA
19/10/2016
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump
Trump sharpens 'rigged' election allegations disputed by Republican lawyers

Some Republicans have urged Trump to drop the assertions. Early voting and voting by mail have already begun in many states.

By REUTERS
18/10/2016
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Reno
Trump touched us inappropriately, two women tell New York Times

The New York Times reported that Trump, in an angry phone call, denied the incidents and threatened to sue the newspaper.

By REUTERS
13/10/2016
MK Oren Hazan
Oren Hazan: Forgive Trump for Yom Kippur

Asked about his own vices before entering politics, Hazan vigorously denied reports of supplying drugs and prostitutes to VIPs at a casino he ran in Bulgaria.

09/10/2016
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump
Trump defiantly apologizes after lewd remarks about women revealed

"We will discuss this more in the coming days. See you at the debate on Sunday," Trump said in his statement.

By REUTERS
08/10/2016
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a post Republican Convention campaign event
Trump in crisis after lewd remarks about women come to light

"This was locker room banter, a private conversation that took place many years ago."

By REUTERS
08/10/2016
donald trump reno
Trump supporters throw neo-Nazi advocate out of Nevada rally

Trump security guards eventually escorted the man out of the premises of the event in Reno.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
06/10/2016
trump iran
Iranian bank associated with terror once rented offices from Donald Trump

Bank Melli stayed in Trump's building until 2003, four years after the US Treasury Department had already designated the bank as Iranian government controlled.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
04/10/2016
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a post Republican Convention campaign event
Top Reform rabbi chides Trump for joke about non-Christians

“Singling out people in a crowd at a political rally, based on their faith or lack of faith, even as a joke, is unacceptable,” Rabbi Jonah Pesner says.

By JTA
02/10/2016
Trump
Report: Trump may have avoided paying income tax for 18 years

The New York Times says Trump received large tax benefits from financial deals that went bad in the early 1990s.

By REUTERS
02/10/2016
Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu meet at the Trump tower
Palestinians: Donald Trump shows 'disregard for international law'

PLO's Erekat slams GOP presidential contender over remarks made during Netanyahu meeting Sunday about recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's united capital.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
26/09/2016
Hanan Al Hroub
Trump campaign: Clinton should be disqualified for event hosting Palestinian teacher

The teacher’s husband, Omar, served 10 years in prison for his role in a deadly 1980 bombing in Hebron targeting Jewish settlers returning home from prayers.

By JTA
21/09/2016
Donald Trump
Pride and affirmative prejudice: Donald Trump and the Jews

A 'Jerusalem Post' special report explores differing perspectives on the Republican presidential nominee's decades-long relationship with the Jewish community.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a post Republican Convention campaign event
Trump proposes disarming Clinton bodyguards: 'Let's see what happens to her'

Trump: "I think that her bodyguards should drop all weapons. They should disarm. I think they should disarm immediately, what do you think, yes?"

By REUTERS
17/09/2016
Donald Trump Jr.
Media 'warms up the gas chamber' for Republicans, Trump's son says

Donald Trump Jr. used a Holocaust reference to describe the media's treatment of his father.

Trump Hitler
Jewish author: Don't compare Trump to Hitler - it belittles Hitler

Shalom Auslander pens 'Washington Post' op-ed, claiming that "Hitler was a psychopath. Trump is just a con man."

By JPOST.COM STAFF
14/09/2016
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Whether he wins or loses, Trump may have a place in Washington

Billionaire real-estate mogul sets sights on DC.

By REUTERS
13/09/2016
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump
Trump spokesman says North Korean test is example of Clinton failures

"Hillary Clinton's North Korean policy is just one more calamitous diplomatic failure from a failed Secretary of State," Trump campaign spokesman Jason Miller said in a statement.

By REUTERS
09/09/2016
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump
Holocaust survivor organizes military brass support for Trump

The letter earned 88 total signatories from former military figures.

Trump in prayer shawl.
Donald Trump gifted Jewish Prayer Shawl and Bible by Detroit Bishop

Trump attended a church service at Great Faith Ministries in Detroit in an effort to court Black voters.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
03/09/2016
Enrique Pena Nieto  Donald Trump
Trump to visit Mexico, meet with president who compared him to Hitler

The hastily arranged trip will be Trump's second significant appearance on the world stage during his presidential campaign.

By REUTERS
31/08/2016
A member of the Ku Klux Klan salutes a lit cross during a cross lighting ceremony
White nationalist David Duke robocalls for Trump, throws Beyoncé shade

Adopting Trump's campaign message as his own, Duke said he is running for US Senate to "save Louisiana" the same way Trump is running to "save America."

An Israeli soldier walks past members of the US Republican party's election campaign team in Israel,
Third Israeli Trump campaign office opens in Tel Aviv's Diamond District

A fourth office is scheduled to be opened in the West Bank, and a fifth may be added later, according to the report.

By JTA
26/08/2016
Republican US presidential candidate Donald Trump
Jewish Republican donors staying away from funding Trump

The 2016 race in its entirety is expected to cost roughly $5 billion.

Donald Trump (L) and Sheldon Adelson
Casino magnate Adelson still has not donated to Trump

Adelson’s apparent reluctance to invest in Trump runs in stark contrast to his activity in the 2012 election cycle.

Trump AIPAC
Trump more consistent on Israel than Obama, Zeldin says

The congressman calls for "further specificity" from both Trump and Clinton on Israel policy.

A light installation is seen in the reception room of the former Soviet Committee for State Security
US suspects Russia responsible for Democrat, Republican network hacking

The tools and techniques used to hack Republican targets resemble those employed in attacks on Democratic Party organizations.

By REUTERS
19/08/2016
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