Celebs Blame Trump For Deadly Protest Over US Embassy Opening In Jerusalem

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The feedback and the visuals of Kushner and different high U.S. officers - together with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and the President's daughter Ivanka Trump - on the embassy opening will additional solidify the Trump administration's method to peace as one that's extra involved with backing up Israel than enjoying the position of mediator between Israeli and Palestinian leaders.

Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef, who represents Israel's Sephardic Jews of Middle Eastern and North African descent reportedly blessed the couple before they attended the opening of the new US embassy in Jerusalem Monday, which sparked criticism worldwide.

The exact word Yosef used was "kushi", a term "in modern Hebrew [that] has pejorative connotations", the Times of Israel reported at the time.

"A woman is not an animal; she has to keep her dignity".

He also isn't Jared Kushner, however.

NAIJ.com notes that the rabbi was criticised earlier this year for calling black people monkeys as he appeared to specifically attack African Americans during a sermon.

One Twitter user didn't hold back his thoughts. The decision follows Donald Trump's promise to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, breaking with decades of United States neutrality on the issue and in turn, creating further unrest between the parties.

In that context, he mentioned a blessing uttered upon seeing an "unusual creature", citing the example of encountering a black person who has two white parents on the street in America. At the ceremony, Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, addressed those in attendance.

The embassy moving from its former home in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem is a significant one.

Ward has previously been critical of both the First Daughter and her husband in the wake of them taking up roles as presidential advisers to Trump. Before Monday's deaths, which Gaza officials say include six minors, Israeli snipers had killed almost 50 Palestinian protesters.