Student #Trump supporters: “‘To say that I’ve lost friends is an extreme understatement”

Pro-Trump Jewish students grapple with social ‘death sentence’ in post-election isolation
by Matt Lebovic
Decembert 12, 2016

Although one in four US Jews voted for President-elect Donald Trump, it was difficult to find Trump-supporting Jewish college students who would go on the record about their experience since the former reality TV star’s surprise victory last month. At least a dozen Jewish students who voted for Trump declined The Times of Israel’s request for interviews. In general, students cited “professional reasons” and fear of push-back from their peers for not wanting to be “outed” as Trump voters. “I am actually worried about being seen differently, being ‘unfriended’ [on Facebook], and being verbally attacked by people,” according to one Northeastern University student. READ MORE

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