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How Trump's policies and rhetoric are forging alliances between U.S. Jews and Muslims
by Barbara Demick
Donald Trump may not be able to forge peace in the Middle East, but he is doing wonders for relations between Jews and Muslims in the United States.
Jewish and Muslim activists in the United States are forging alliances like never before in reaction to the president's rhetoric and action toward Muslim immigrants.
Many Jewish organizations have interpreted Trump's executive order banning entry by citizens of seven predominantly Muslim countries as a call to arms. Jewish delegations turned out en masse for a 10,000-strong demonstration Sunday night in New York. ("Granddaughter of Holocaust survivors standing with refugees, Muslims immigrants," read one sign.)
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