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Former President Donald Trump lamented Sunday that Jewish Americans are being inadequately supportive of him, calling on the group to “get their act together”, following a series of derogatory comments Trump made about Jewish Americans. In the latest, those who have received the response and alleged. last.

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In a post on his social media platform Truth Social, Trump claimed he had “done more for Israel” than any other US president, yet Jewish Americans were more critical of his actions than evangelical Christians living in America. “Somewhat surprising” are underappreciated.

He also said that he has “the highest approval rating in the world” among Jewish people in Israel and argued that he “easily could have”. [prime minister](A June Pew Research poll found that Israel was the only country in the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development where survey respondents favored trump over President Joe Biden).

Trump wrote that Jewish Americans need to “get their act together and appreciate what they have in Israel before it’s too late.”

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Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan Greenblatt called Trump's statement—which he called "depiction of the Jews- was "disgraceful and disgusting". Jewish Americans "don't need a former president who favors extremists and anti-Semitism to lecture us about US-Israel relations," Greenblatt tweeted,

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This is not the first time Trump has claimed that Jewish Americans do not appreciate him or Israel enough, a line that has drawn sharp criticism. In December, Trump said that the Jewish people in America "either don't like Israel or don't care about Israel," and lamented that Israel no longer had the "absolute power" that it once had. was in Congress, even new York Times "hates Israel" even though "they are the Jewish people who run" new York Times"(The Times' The longtime publisher, the Sulzberger family, has a Jewish background). Trump went on to say that "the people who are Jews in this country no longer love Israel" and that "Evangelical Christians love Israel more than the Jews in this country." His comments received condemnation from the ADL, which said it was "disturbing" that Trump used a "classic antisemitic stereotype" about Jewish control of Congress and the press. In 2019, Trump said any Jewish American who voted for the Democratic nominee would be guilty Ignorance or "Great Betrayal""A line that was widely interpreted as recalling a common anti-Jewish congregation that Jewish Americans divided loyalty between America and Israel.

Trump tells Jewish Americans, 'no longer loves Israel'Forbes,

The ADL report said anti-Semitic incidents across the US reached a 42-year high in 2021.Forbes,