Trump urges fight against 'evil scourge of anti-Semitism' after rabbi house attack

Trump (above) described the attack as "horrific".
Trump (above) described the attack as "horrific".PHOTO: EPA-EFE

WASHINGTON (AFP) - US President Donald Trump on Sunday (Dec 29) urged Americans to unite against anti-Semitism after an intruder stabbed five people at a rabbi's house in New York during a gathering to celebrate the Jewish festival of Hanukkah.

"We must all come together to fight, confront, and eradicate the evil scourge of anti-Semitism," Trump tweeted, describing the attack as "horrific".

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