Israel defends Trump in the midst of criticism of the synagogue

Israel defends Trump in the midst of criticism of the synagogue

JERUSALEM – Israel's envoy at the sacrifice of the victims of the Pittsburgh Synagogue, who shoot victims, says it's "unfair and wrong" to associate the tragedy with President Donald Trump.

Naftali Bennett, the Israeli Minister for Diaspora Affairs, praised Trump's support for Israel and his denunciation of anti-Semitism and said, "We do not have to worry about President Trump if he has his back."

His comments late on Tuesday, when Trump was in Pittsburgh, came under indictment that the fiery rhetoric of the President had contributed to the climate of violence. The highest elected officials avoided him and one of the families of the eleven victims asked him not to meet him.

Israel's envoy to the United States and the Union Nations have also tried to stop Trump from attacking.

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