When confronted on Saturday with the claim that Jews control the Federal Reserve, Wall Street, and every political campaign, Sanders did not quite rise to the occasion.
It’s uncertain whether Ted Cruz’s matzo-making will earn him votes, but it sure does make us laugh. Which other politicians make our list?
Stanford Student Senator: Saying ‘Jews Control the Media, Economy, Government’ is ‘Not Anti-Semitism’
Unlike recent anti-Semitic incidents at Oberlin and Vassar, the remarks were forcefully condemned by other student leaders
Contrary to the fulminations of the radical anti-Zionist left and hawkish pro-Israel right, Sanders’s mistake had nothing to do with his being anti-Israel, and everything to do with his not knowing much about foreign policy
‘If people continue to stand at this podium and try to push Reform and Conservative Jews out of the people of Israel, we will lose the majority of the Jewish world’
As a Rhodes Scholar, Booker, the Senate’s most Jewish non-Jew, was captured on tape celebrating the Jewish holiday at the campus’s Chabad House.
A candidate who has deliberately not delivered a single speech devoted to foreign policy during his entire campaign was not about to start with Israel/Palestine.
What does it say about Oberlin’s hiring processes that it picked a bigot–who claims Israel did 9/11 and created ISIS–to teach social justice writing courses to undergraduates?
A classmate has launched a crowdfunding campaign to support the family of Force, a U.S. Army veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan
The Vermont senator opened up about his relationship to his Jewish heritage at Sunday’s town hall debate. Those wondering why he didn’t earlier should examine the disturbing responses from some quarters.
Donald Trump Bizarrely Likens David Duke and the Ku Klux Klan to ‘Federation of Jewish Philanthropies’
The remark from the would-be president probably wasn’t intended as a shout-out to Trump’s anti-Semitic supporters, but what it did represent wasn’t much better
Contrary to the spin of conservative pro-Israel critics of the Democratic party and liberal critics of Israel, a new poll shows that support for Israel among Democrats has remained constant since before the Obama presidency, even in the year of the Iran deal
The Israeli prime minister also needed to consolidate a divided conservative field to beat a challenger. His unorthodox strategy succeeded, and it looks like Marco Rubio has taken note.
Why is Sanders Taking Foreign Policy Advice from Someone Who Suggested Israel—Not Assad—Gassed Syrians?
The Democratic presidential hopeful set out to assuage doubts about his foreign policy expertise. Instead, he may have reinforced them.
‘The only country in the world with a standing agenda item at the Human Rights Council is not North Korea, a totalitarian state that is currently holding an estimated 100,000 people in gulags; not Syria, which has gassed its people – lots of them. It is Israel.’
In his resignation statement, Alex Chalmers wrote: ‘A large proportion of both OULC and the student left in Oxford more generally have some kind of problem with Jews’
The Nevada Democratic Caucuses Are Scheduled for Shabbat, Which Could Disenfranchise Many Jewish Voters
Nevada is home to over 76,000 Jews, many of them observant. Yet the state’s upcoming Democratic caucuses are scheduled on Shabbat even as viable alternative times are available.
The presidential frontrunner was asked an unusually personal question by a rabbi in the audience during Wednesday’s Democratic town hall
After he was cornered by a yarmulke salesman before the state caucuses, the Florida senator gamely grappled with a Yiddish greeting
By omitting Jews from the story of the Holocaust, the Canadian prime minister fell for the false choice between depicting the tragedy as either a universal warning against prejudice or a particular one against anti-Semitism
There is no punchline
‘Persona Non Grata,’ a feature-length biopic about the Holocaust hero, premieres next week
A nostalgic paean to a past America, Sanders’s new ad embodies the attraction and limits of his campaign, and is unlikely to draw the voters he needs to defeat Hillary Clinton
Rep. Jared Polis and Roberta Kaplan—the lawyer who invalidated the Defense of Marriage Act—headlined the progressive protest against the ejection of Israel’s premier gay rights organization from a major LGBTQ conference
Last year, several anti-Israel resolutions were shelved by a similarly wide margin
Watch an anti-Semitic heckler get shut down at a Marco Rubio rally