Pittsburgh synagogue rabbi reveals he has been getting hate mail for saying he would welcome Trump

Pittsburgh synagogue rabbi reveals he has been getting hate mail for saying he would welcome Trump
Memorials for those murdered in the massacre at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh (Image: KDKA video screen grab)

[Ed. – An indication of how much liberals really care about the massacre]

The Pittsburgh rabbi who said he would be honored to welcome President Trump to the city after surviving an attack on his synagogue has received hate mail for the comments, he revealed on Tuesday.

Rabbi Jeffrey Myers was leading prayer services in the Tree of Life Congregation synagogue on Tuesday when gunman Robert Bowers opened fire.

Bowers, an anti-semitic trucker, slaughtered eight of Myers’ elderly congregants with an AR-15 and three handguns, then killed another three men who were part of a different congregation in the basement. The rabbi survived by fleeing to a bathroom where he hid, holding the door closed ‘with all his might’ until he was rescued by SWAT.

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On Monday, as other survivors denounced the president and Jewish groups circulated an open letter telling him he was not welcome in Pittsburgh, Rabbi Myers spoke out to say he would be happy to meet Trump or any sitting president of the United States.

He revealed on Tuesday morning that he has since been inundated with abuse for saying so.

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