At $25,000-per-couple Trump fundraising luncheon in Midtown, “many of attendees were Chuck Schumer donors”

Orthodox Jews opening their wallets for President Trump in 2020
by Doree Lewak and Jon Levine
November 23, 2019

Hanukkah came a month early for Donald Trump this year. Though he polls as generally unpopular with Jews and has even been accused of making anti-Semitic remarks in office, New York’s Orthodox enclaves are kvelling over the president — and even raised $4 million for him at a Midtown banquet last week. “[He’s] the first Hasidic president,” gushed Yossi Garelik, an Orthodox rabbi in Crown Heights who voted against Trump in 2016. “Literally right before he went into office when Obama abstained at the U.N. in December 2016 [jeopardizing Israeli settlements in the West Bank], Trump said, ‘January 20th everything will change.’ I said,’ This guy means business.’ I completely converted.” READ MORE

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