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July 8, 2017

Trump did not visit Holocaust Memorial, says a reporter on MSNBC

Filed under: Holocaust, Trump, Uncategorized — Tags: , , — furtherglory @ 8:56 am

This morning, I woke up around 8 a.m. and stumbled into the living room where I turned on the TV and heard a black reporter on MSNBC say that President Trump had not visited the “Holocaust Memorial” in Poland.

There’s a “Holocaust Memorial in Poland”? Where is it?

I rushed to my computer to find out what place Trump had not visited.

Here is the first news article that I found on my computer: https://www.aol.com/article/news/2017/07/07/trump-angers-polish-jews-by-skipping-visit-to-warsaw-ghetto-memo/23020840/

I soon learned that they were talking about the place that Trump’s daughter Ivanka had visited yesterday. I blogged about her visit yesterday.

The place that Ivanka visited is not what I would call a “Holocaust Memorial”. I don’t think that it is a place that requires a visit from the President of the United States.

 

March 4, 2017

Tips for visitors to the US Holocaust Museum

Filed under: Holocaust, Trump, Uncategorized — Tags: , , , — furtherglory @ 11:46 am

I have just read a news article, which states that Ivanka Trump, the daughter of President Donald Trump, recently visited the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. I wish that I had known about this visit in advance — I could have given Ivanka some tips on what to look for.

Three years ago, I wrote a blog post about what to look for when you visit this museum, which is at the end of the Capital Mall, very close to the White House.

https://furtherglory.wordpress.com/tag/us-holocaust-memorial-museum/

The following quote is from the news article on the web site, cited above:

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First daughter Ivanka Trump toured the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington and her father [Donald Trump] may soon do so as well, Bloomberg reported Friday.

The tour was private, and Trump was joined by her husband’s parents Charles and Seryl Kushner, who are Orthodox Jews. Her husband and senior adviser to President Trump Jared Kushner’s grandmother was a Holocaust survivor who helped found the museum. [this is news to me]

Ivanka Trump converted to Judaism before marrying Kushner in 2009.

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O.K. here is my advice to The Donald. If you tour the Museum, keep saying to yourself “Don’t laugh! Don’t laugh.” The Holocaust Museum is so full of errors that it is hard to keep from laughing.

If you do find yourself laughing, you should quickly turn it into  a cough. I have been to many Holocaust sites, and I’ve never been arrested. I have always avoided going with a tour group, for fear that I would burst out laughing at the ridiculous stories that are told.

July 21, 2016

Donald Trump’s son-in-law tells about his father’s grandmother who hid, from the Nazis, in a hole in the ground for 3 years

Filed under: Holocaust, Trump, Uncategorized — Tags: , , , — furtherglory @ 9:53 am
Donald Trump's Jewish son-in-law

Donald Trump’s Jewish son-in-law Jared Kushner

As we all know, the Nazis killed 6 million Jews during World War II, but there were a few survivors like the relative  of Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner. His father’s grandmother survived by living in a hole in the ground for 3 years.

I am sure that we will be hearing a lot more about the Jews who survived the Holocaust, now that we will have a Jew living in the White House, or visiting on a regular basis.

You can read this remarkable story at http://www.cnn.com/2016/07/06/politics/dana-schwartz-jared-kushner-trump-tweet-new-day/

The following quote is from the news story:

Donald Trump’s son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner wrote that Trump “is not an anti-Semite” in an op-ed published Wednesday afternoon in the New York Observer — the newspaper Kushner owns.
Kushner’s piece — titled “The Donald Trump I know” — comes after an arts and entertainment writer at the paper published an open letter to Kushner asking for him to publicly condemn the campaign’s use of “blatant anti-Semitic imagery.”
The article, titled “An Open Letter to Jared Kushner, From One of Your Jewish Employees,” was written by Dana Schwartz and posted on the Observer website Tuesday afternoon.
Kushner responded Wednesday, writing that “there are thoughtful points but journalists, even those who work for me at the Observer, are not always right.”
 Finally, we will have a Jew in the White House, and he will be Donald Trump’s advisor. I expect that Trump will spend most of his time in “Jew York” if he becomes President. When that happens, you will be wishing that “crooked Hillary” were in the White House.
Donald Trump's son-in-law with his dauthter

Donald Trump’s son-in-law with his daughter Ivanka