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March 16, 2016 2:37 PM
I also wouldn't vote for a Jew for President. That's all we need. The littlest thing that would go wrong would be blamed on all the Jews and would be the cause of anti-Semitism. Also, he would probably be anti-Israel just to show he's not acting as a Jew.
March 13, 2016 4:54 PM
You left out Samuel Untermyer and his nephew Ambassador Laurence A Steinhardt
Untermyer, a leader of the Jewish community in NYC, was a famed lawyer who wielded tremendous political and economic influence in the late 19th Century and early 20th. Steinhardt was US Ambassador to Sweden, Peru, the Soviet Union, Turkey, Czechoslovakia and Canada between 1933 and his death in an air crash in 1950.
March 8, 2016 7:41 PM
In reading scholarly works on the US Presidents, from Washington to Van Buren, over ten thousand pages, Jews have been mentioned three or four times. Once as a footnote in Thomas Flexner’s bio on Washington; a footnote that mentioned Muslim in the same sentence. The rest in “John Adams”biography of our nation’s second president, written by author and historian David McCullough. President John Adams only had good things to say about Jews but not much.
March 8, 2016 7:16 PM
You forgot someone significant
why no mention of Judah Benjamin, cabinet member of Jefferson Davis' Confederate Government, the Sec'y of State for CSA and major financier for the South.?
March 8, 2016 5:39 PM
You forgot or deliberately omitted Judah Benjamin.
You forgot or deliberately omitted Judah Benjamin.,Senator from La. before the War between the States, Then Secretary of War and Secretary of State for the Confederacy.Long may its ideals survive.
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