What the novelist’s 1976 conversation tells us about the 2016 presidential campaign, the persistence of change, and the durability of political ideas
Under normal circumstances, Sanders would be entirely justified in taking his campaign to the convention. But these are not normal circumstances and Trump is not a normal opponent.
The StreetWise podcast from TLV1 in Israel can help you use Hebrew to vote with your finger
Simone Zimmerman, a young, radical, and promising Jewish activist, was ultimately doomed for calling Benjamin Netanyahu a bad name on Facebook
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.
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
‘Hilary had always been my choice…but she takes a lot of money from big corporations and banks, the very people she says she’s going to stand up to’
The Senator from Vermont is hanging in there
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.
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.
He may not wear a kippah or a tallit, but Sanders is as Jewish as me and lots of you, too
How the Vermont Senator stumbled on a wave of angry and aspirational young people and became the ideal political leader for the post-Occupy Wall Street generation
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.
Chabad has published details about Sanders’s support for public menorahs in Burlington, Vermont, and his correspondences with Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson
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.
Bernie Sanders made history with a huge win over Hillary Clinton in the New Hampshire primary. How have other Jewish politicians stacked up in their bids for the White House?