Tree of Life Rabbi Myers says he saw a ‘warm and personal side’ to Trump
Tree of Life Rabbi Jeffrey Myers said Thursday he was “pleasantly surprised” to discover a “warm and personal side” to U.S. President Donald Trump when he visited the Pittsburgh synagogue this week after the deadly shootings there over the weekend.
Myers’ comments about Trump, who has been criticized for a lack of empathy in responding to national tragedies, came during a CNN interview in which he recounted a visit Tuesday that also included first lady Melania Trump, as well as Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, the president’s daughter and sonin-law, both of whom are Jewish.
“I was privileged to have a private 15 or 20 minutes with the family,” Myers said.
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Tree of Life Rabbi Jeffrey Myers says he found Donald Trump to be “very warm.”