Jewish Democrats and Republicans Stand With Civil Rights Legend Rep. John Lewis

Over Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, President-elect Donald Trump continued his ill-advised Twitter tirade on civil rights legend Rep. John Lewis. This prompted Jewish groups on the left and right to release statements in support of the Georgia Democrat.

The ADL’s Jonathan Greenblatt expressed the group’s support in a tweet:

The Religious Action Center’s Rabbi Jonah Pesner also tweeted, demonstrating his group’s support:

In a surprising move, conservative commentator Bill Kristol defended Lewis by tweeting:

We also released the following statement, "Trump's Twitter feed is a constant reminder to reasons why he's so unfit for office. John Lewis is a hero, while Donald Trump continues to act like a clown. Time to instead act presidential. Try." 

Read the full report from Haaretz here