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Trump reminds American Jews of a basic truth. "We have a tradition in Judaism, that when Jews start and want to forget they are Jews, the non-Jews come around and remind us. 1) #AmericanJews #Jews #Trump
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Usually, the method involves a lot of discrimination, violence and ultimately mass-murder.

Yesterday we witnessed something very different, something unusual." 2)
President Trump, who has been nothing but pro-Israel and pro-Jewish, reminded American Jews that they are Jewish, and as Jews they have a responsibility and obligation to their family and community of fellow Jews. He said it out of concern (with a little politics thrown in). 3
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I’m an avid history geek 🤓 and I got this idea from @GippersChutzpah!
My follower count is currently stuck in the mid ages. I’ll tweet some Jewish history milestones from along the years, according to my follower count. So come on, I’m 4 followers short of the first story...
On 13/12/1204, Moshe Ben Maimon AKA #Maimonides (Greek) and Ha’Rambam (Hebrew), died at 69 in Egypt.
A Philosopher, Physician, Astronomer and one of most important #Jewish Scholars of all times.
Buried in Tiberias @Israel, upon final request to be buried in the ancient homeland
WOW! 3 followers away from yet another milestone of #JewishHistory!
So far we learned about some pogroms 😠(1171 France, 1190 England) and Maïmōnídēs dying 😢(1204 Egypt).
JewishHistory is filled with sorrow and darkness but it gets better in the 2nd half of the 20th century 😉
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