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Bernie Championed Symbol of Occult Jewish Domination

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 6:52
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efKU9368599.jpg(Sanders was Mayor of Burlington VT. from 1981-89.) 

Bernie Sanders claims to be a “non religious” Jew, 

but Communists are Cabalists (Satanists.) His actions

confirm this. In the 1980′s, he fought to keep a menorah 

sponsored by the local Chabad (Cabalist) group in front 

of City Hall. The ensuing controversy received nationwide attention. 

“Sanders recited the blessings and lit the Menorah’s candles at Burlington’s first-ever public Chanukah Menorah lighting.

Defying significant pressure from political peers, Sanders strongly supported the Chabad-Lubavitch Public Menorah and directed his administration to defend it in court. [He] played a significant role in the now widespread phenomenon of public Chanukah Menorah celebrations countrywide.”

Note: Chabad may be behind the NWO. See links below article.

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With its small Jewish population, Vermont is historically not used to much public Jewish expression. In December of 1982, the Burlington Free Press ran an opinion piece titled: Attempting to Celebrate Hanukkah Always Seems Difficult in Vermont.


(left, Chabad members with President Bush)

In the winter of 1983, Rabbi Yitzchak and Zeesy Raskin were appointed as the new Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries to Vermont… One of the first actions the newly-minted emissaries took… was to approach Mayor Sanders’ office and request permission to light a large 8-foot menorah on the steps of City Hall as part of the worldwide public mitzvah campaign spearheaded and inspired by the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of righteous memory.

Rabbi Raskin then invited Mayor Sanders to light the menorah.

Sanders gladly accepted their invitation and on December 1, 1983, in front of a crowd of about 35 Jewish students from the University of Vermont, he came out to the steps of City Hall, donned a kippah, flawlessly read the blessings aloud, and lit two candles, corresponding to the second night of Chanukah.

Sanders’ inauguration of the City Hall menorah inspired an annual tradition, and in 1986 Rabbi Raskin sought permission to allow the menorah to be erected in City Hall Park during all eight days of Chanukah. He also asked for permission to replace his aging 8-footer with a new sixteen foot version.


The Sanders administration welcomed these requests, and granted full permission.


Almost immediately the ACLU complained to the city, claiming that a menorah in a public space violated federal laws of the separation of church and state.

Sanders asked City Attorney Joseph McNeil to review the issue.

On Dec. 5, 1986, McNeil responded to Sanders, attaching a legal opinion written by attorney Art Cernosia stating the city’s position that Chabad was fully in its rights to erect a menorah:

“… Based on the Second Circuit case, it is my opinion that there is no legal bar for the City of Burlington to allow a menorot [sic] to be erected in the City’s park. I would recommend that the City require a prominent disclaimer sign to be posted by the display.”

The now-taller menorah stood in City Hall Park for the duration of Chanukah.

In 1987 the ACLU and local activists threatened to file suit against the City of Burlington if they again allowed the menorah to be erected on city property. The controversy quickly went from being a Vermont case covered by local papers to a widely-reported national news story. One New York Times story quotes extensively from a news conference… which reiterated the Sanders administration’s opinion that “City Hall Park is a public-forum location where the expression of political and religious viewpoints is not only tolerated but encouraged.”


The Times .. [referred to] “some unfortunate calls suggesting that, because the Governor [Madeleine Kunin] and the Mayor [Sanders] are both Jewish, we might be more inclined to allow a menorah than a creche. It is not because the Governor and the Mayor are Jewish that the menorah is in the park,” [city lawyer] Mr. McNeil said.

Governor Madeleine Kunin actually disagreed with Mayor Sanders about the menorah’s permissibility but despite her disagreement, and the vociferous opposition of many of Sanders’ friends and political supporters, the mayor and his administration were steadfast in their determination to allow the religious expression in the public sphere.


It is difficult to overstate how closely allied the ACLU and Bernie Sanders were on the vast majority of social issues. Yet when activists–with the assistance of the ACLU–finally did file suit against the city in June of 1988, Sanders and his administration chose to vigorously defend their position in court.

Reliable supporters of Bernie Sanders lined up to express their dissatisfaction. Rev. Paul Bortz exhorted Sanders to drop the case and “get out of this.” Wrote Bortz:

“Come on Mayor Sanders, let’s drop the idea of any religious symbol being displayed on any government property. The whole idea is an extraordinary waste waste [sic] of taxpayers money. Or are you billing Lubavitch of Vermont for legal fees?

“Let’s get on with other, more vital, issues such as the legal rights of the homeless, and poor and housing and discrimination, areas where the Sanders administration has a good record.”


(In front of Polish Parliament)

On Dec. 8, 1988, just before Chanukah, U.S. District Judge Franklin S. Billings Jr. issued a particularly strong ruling in support of the Burlington menorah, a story closely reported by The Times (and distributed around the country by its now-defunct wire service), and many other national outlets.

The ruling was overturned a year later by the Second Court of Appeals, which claimed, in part, that since the menorah stood in the park alone (i.e., without any symbols of other religions, as was the case in Allegheny County v. ACLU, in which the Supreme Court ruled the public display of a menorah was constitutional), it was therefore in violation of the Establishment Clause.



In subsequent years, Chabad’s Raskin placed the menorah in Waterfront Park (also government property, but not directly in front of City Hall, which mollified the Appeals Court’s reasoning that a menorah with City Hall in the background was a de facto endorsement of a particular religion by the municipality). Today, the menorah goes up in the heart of Burlington on a central patch on the campus of the University of Vermont.

But the ongoing publicity of the case served a positive role in Chabad’s efforts to publicize the Chanukah message and bring more public awareness of the holiday and its message of religious freedom.

Thanks Marcos for this Tip!


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