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Ivanka Trump Tweeted About Religious Tolerance. It Didn't Go Down Well.

Most people asked if she’d pass the message on to her father, President Donald Trump.

21/02/2017 10:14 PM AEDT | Updated 22/02/2017 4:37 AM AEDT

Ivanka Trump’s attempt at using Twitter to promote religious tolerance backfired Monday night.

President Donald Trump’s daughter tweeted that “America is a nation built on the principle of religious tolerance” and urged people to “protect our houses of worship and religious centers.”

Her well-intentioned post came following a wave of bomb hoaxes against Jewish Community Centers across the country. Trump herself converted to Judaism before marrying Jared Kushner.

But the tweet, which she ended with the hashtag #JCC, wasn’t well received.

Most Twitter users made the same point in reply — and asked if she’d pass the message of religious tolerance on to her father.

They branded her post as “ironic,” referencing how her father’s chief strategist Steve Bannon has been accused of anti-Semitism.

And they also rhetorically questioned if people should show the same tolerance to other faiths, in particular Muslims, whom the president has been accused of demonizing via his controversial travel ban that a federal appeals court has since halted.

Here’s a sampling of the responses: 

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