The head of the White House said that US Jews demonstrate "either a complete lack of knowledge, or a huge disloyalty." He later explained what he meant. According to Trump, voting for the Democrats is a manifestation of "disloyalty to the Jewish people and Israel."
Democratic candidate leader Joe Biden called the incumbent's words "offensive and unforgivable."
A number of Jewish organizations also denounced the words of the head of the White House.
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"President Trump is dangerous and shameful to insult most members of the American Jewish community, calling them unreasonable and disloyal," the J Street statement said.