Michael Adler: 'Trump's Incompatibility with Israel'

The Jerusalem post featured an op-ed by Michael Adler, the treasurer of Jews for Progress and member of the Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations, that highlights Trump’s incompatibility with Israel. Israelis won’t respond well to his authoritarian assertiveness.

Here is a key passage:

If there is one lesson I have learned it is that if you want an Israeli to do something, you need patience, tact and a willingness to work to instill confidence and trust. You can’t walk in and say, “Do this.” That is among the reasons I fear a Donald Trump presidency. Simply put, his style and temperament, coupled with his thin skin, inconsistency and woeful ignorance of foreign policy, are incompatible with good relations with Israel – and Israelis.

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