Jewish senator to announce 2016 Presidential election bid

By JTA
April 29, 2015 16:20

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

NEW YORK — Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont will likely run for president.

Sources familiar with the longtime Jewish senator told the New York Times that he will release a statement on Thursday and make a more formal announcement next month in Burlington, Vermont, where he was mayor in the eighties.

Sanders, 73, is an Independent but will run for president as a Democrat, according to the Times. He currently serves as the ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee, and previously was the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

Sanders, who was born in Brooklyn in 1941 to Jewish immigrant parents from Poland, calls himself a “Democratic Socialist.” He will not have high odds of upsetting Hillary Clinton, who has retained a 48 point edge in the latest polls of potential Democratic candidates.

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

Breaking news
September 20, 2018
Trump to hold meeting with Netanyahu, other leaders at UN General Assembly

By REUTERS