Bernie Sanders looks forward to becoming ‘first Jewish president’

TIMES OF ISRAEL
Bernie Sanders releases new ‘proud to be Jewish’ campaign video
by Marcy Oster
February 18, 2020

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has released a new campaign video in which he says he is “very proud to be Jewish” and that he looks forward to “becoming the first Jewish president in the history of this country.” The two minute and 40 second video also blames President Trump for a rise in anti-Semitic incidents and for empowering neo-Nazis in the US It includes footage of Trump saying things that many have interpreted as anti-Semitic, including comments about Jewish money at a Republican Jewish Coalition speech and his statement that Jews who vote for Democrats are “disloyal.” READ MORE

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