Vermont

Vermont; A Vacation With Socialist Leanings

Sanders phenomenon has cast a fresh spotlight on the rugged, quirky, individualistic tradition of Jewish New Englanders.

03/15/2016 - 13:28
Travel Writer

Bernie fever has reached such a pitch in the green hills of Vermont that at farmer’s markets around Manchester you can buy Bernie Sandwich Bread, a marble rye that pays homage to the democratic socialist senator’s Brooklyn roots.

The gift shop at the Ben & Jerry’s Factory, in Manchester. credit: Flickr

Trump, Rubio Trash Talking

Donald Trump, a malevolent birther, called Ted Cruz a Canadian anchor baby better qualified to be prime minister of that country than president of the United States.  Sen. Marco Rubio has set his sites further abroad when it comes to another presidential wannabe, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont.

The Republican junior senator from Florida likes to cite his membership on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to support his claim as an expert on international relations, but some recent gaffes suggest that his notoriously poor attendance record may be taking a toll.

‘Lost’ Jewish Mural Restored, Installed In New Home

08/05/2015 - 20:00
RNS

Burlington, Vt. — Aaron Goldberg braced himself, clutching the rope attached to a paper cover-up that hid the now-restored “Lost Shul” Mural at the Ohavi Zedek Synagogue on Sunday.

Attendees of the official unveiling of the “Lost Shul” Mural at the Ohavi Zedek Synagogue see the mural for the first time. RNS

Romney Takes 6 States On Super Tuesday

03/06/2012 - 19:00
JTA

WASHINGTON (JTA) – Leading Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney took six of 10 states in Super Tuesday primaries, including a narrow victory in coveted Ohio.

Also in Ohio, Republicans selected a Jewish veteran to run for the U.S. Senate and longtime Rep. Dennis Kucinich, a consistent critic of Israel, lost in a Democratic primary.

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