An important article by about the need to fight growing antisemitism around the world.  We are committed to being an ally in that fight. We are working to root it out of our party and our society as a whole.
In a Jewish Currents exclusive, lays out his approach to fighting antisemitism.
I know very well where white supremacist politics leads, and what can happen when people do not speak up against it. We will confront this hatred, do exactly the opposite of what Trump is doing and embrace our differences to bring people together.
THREAD: Bernie Sanders Claims To Fight Antisemitism; What could be wrong with that? ...
Bernie Sanders cuts to the core of why the GOP-Nazi Party is an imminent, existential threat to American Jews and to every marginalized community in the country, in a moving essay for :
This is exactly the sort of leadership in the fight against anti-Semitism that I want to see, from the man who would be America’s first Jewish President
Inspiring piece from ⁦⁩ that speaks to my identity as a Jewish American. Also, finally, a high profile piece on antisemitism that seems at least vaguely familiar with its conceptual structure.
.: "My pride and admiration for Israel lives alongside my support for Palestinian freedom and independence. I reject the notion that there is any contradiction there."
This statement from Bernie Sanders on anti-Semitism is very good. If that link doesn't work because the server is down, here's another:
"Those in [my dad's] family who remained in Poland after Hitler came to power were murdered by Nazis. I know very well where white supremacist politics leads, & what can happen when people do not speak up against it." [email protected] in (!)
Bernie Sanders seems to argue here that attacks on Jews in New York City are the result of white supremacists. That isn't the case. His argument would be more credible if he admitted this hatred/resentment comes from many quarters
“The forces fomenting antisemitism are the forces arrayed against oppressed people around the world, including Palestinians; the struggle against antisemitism is also the struggle for Palestinian freedom.”
Curious that Sanders finds room for multiple criticisms of Israel in essay on anti-semitism, but not for specific examples of Islamist (Hamas?) or left-wing (Corbyn? Omar?) anti-semitism. His overall shift on Israel b/w 2016 and 2020 campaigns is striking.
1/ Clearly the Court Jew is rattled. He's realized the cost of selling out is rising, so he's dancing to satisfy his antisemitic supporters while trying to dodge criticism from Jews.
"The antisemites who marched in Charlottesville don’t just hate Jews. They hate the idea of multiracial democracy. They hate the idea of political equality."
Bernie Sanders, by contrast, has taken a much more balanced position on Israel, and has tried to emphasize the shared struggle against oppression of both Jewish and Palestinian people
How to Fight Antisemitism
Bernie Sanders on antisemitism.
Among the many incredible things about these "Bernie's campaign is anti-semitic" is that his views on Israel are quite moderate