Haaretz, Apr. 20, 2016


Karim is sure that considering Sanders’ stand against the domination of big corporations over society, as well as his opposition to the unequal distribution of national wealth, a progressive stand against the Israeli occupation is a given.

“He’s still trying to learn, still trying to listen, true, his position isn’t perfect,” Karim said. “But it’s courageous and nuanced”.

In other words, Sanders’ general positions will oblige him to understand that the pressure brought to bear by a small group of wealthy Jews to silence criticism of Israel and the support of billionaires and corporations for Israel’s policies only proves the danger of those policies.

And one could be less ambitious and make do with this: Here is someone who breaks the stereotype of the Gordian knot between Jews and Money.