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Bernie Sanders' Big Brother Larry Sanders speaks out about Jewish Identity at Oxford Chabad Society Shabbat Dinner

Screen Shot 2016-05-09 at 10.05.13 pm.pngLarry Sanders, older brother and inspiration to US Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, attended a Friday night Shabbat dinner this past week at the Oxford University Chabad Society’s Slager Jewish student centre. 

 

Larry, who studied at Harvard and Oxford, and currently serves as health spokesperson for the Green Party of England and Wales, spoke to a packed audience of close to 100 students and faculty about his upbringing, family and what inspired him and his brother, Bernie, to enter politics. Larry attributed the rise of Hitler to power in 1933 and the subsequent horrors of the Holocaust, as well as the Civil Rights movement as the two inspirations that led him and Bernie to understand that politics is a… Read More »

Bernie Sanders' Big Brother Larry Sanders speaks out at Oxford Chabad Society Shabbat Dinner about Jewish Identity

Screen Shot 2016-05-09 at 10.05.13 pm.pngLarry Sanders, older brother and inspiration to US Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, attended a Friday night Shabbat dinner this past week at the Oxford University Chabad Society’s Slager Jewish student centre. 

 

Larry, who studied at Harvard and Oxford, and currently serves as health spokesperson for the Green Party of England and Wales, spoke to a packed audience of close to 100 students and faculty about his upbringing, family and what inspired him and his brother, Bernie, to enter politics. Larry attributed the rise of Hitler to power in 1933 and the subsequent horrors of the Holocaust, as well as the Civil Rights movements as the two inspirations that led him and Bernie to understand that politics is… Read More »

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