The media continues to lament the lack of diversity in the primary race, ignoring the fact that Sanders is Jewish American

Bernie Sanders lights a Menorah in Des Moines, Iowa. Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Of all the words that have been spoken and the ink that’s been spilled over Bernie Sanders’ Jewishness, nothing quite encapsulates his identity like a Saturday Night Live skit from 2016. …

Emily Burack

Emily Burack is a writer and editor based in New York. She’s currently an associate editor at 70 Faces Media. More at

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