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President Trump speaks with reporters before departing on Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House Wednesday. (Alex Brandon/AP)
President Trump speaks with reporters before departing on Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House Wednesday. (Alex Brandon/AP)
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Last week, President Trump accused Jewish voters of disloyalty if they voted for Democrats. He made this remark after asked about two Democratic congresswoman who had been critical of Israel, but doubled-down on them when asked to clarify.

Critics of the president's comments said they reflect an age-old anti-Semitic trope. So, what impact have these comments had on the Jewish community in New England?

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Susannah Heschel, professor and chair of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College and author of "The Aryan Jesus: Christian Theologians and the Bible in Nazi Germany"

Rabbi Joel Sisenwine, senior rabbi of Temple Beth Elohim in Wellesley

Matt Brooks, executive director of the Republican Jewish Coalition

This segment aired on August 26, 2019.

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