Jewish Agency head condemns anti-Semitic attacks in the US

Trump called the wave of bomb threats in recent weeks forcing the evacuation of almost 100 Jewish community centers and other institutions countrywide as "reprehensible", Shapiro said, but added: "Sometimes it's the reverse, to make people - or to make others - look bad".

How some interpreted it: Scaramucci mentioning both the threats and the Democrats in the same tweet made it seem like he was suggesting that the two are connected.

Trump will reportedly address the wave of anti-Semitic bomb threats and cemetery vandalism Tuesday night at his joint address to Congress, Schapiro told BuzzFeed.

"We all agree on the same thing", Scaramucci said, "Whether it's an Islamic act of terrorism or some kind of anti-Semitic act, they should be denounced".

Scaramucci claimed on Wednesday that allegations have been made that "it could potentially be Trump supporters behind it or people that are affiliated with the President or his administration".

Last week, President Donald Trump - following pressure from Jewish groups and political leaders to condemn anti-Semitism in the wake of what has been called an uptick in incidents since he was elected - said "Anti-Semitism is frightful and it's going to stop, and it has to stop".

When a Jewish reporter asked Trump about how he planned to combat anti-Semitism during a joint-news conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Trump excoriated the reporter.

"But why did you make the allegation, then?"

"I didn't make an allegation".

But he says anti-Semitism no matter where it happens, doesn't just hurt the Jewish community.

  • Leroy Wright