Although Bernie Sanders won the Democratic Primary in New Hampshire last night -- thus becoming the first Jew to win a U.S. presidential primary -- most American Jews are not viewing this historic victory with much joy, the JTA (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) website reports today (February 10, 2016).
There are many reasons for a lack of Jewish pride and celebration resulting from Sanders' historic victory.
Sanders describes himself as "not particularly religious." He is married to a non-Jewish woman. He is aloof from Jewish communal life. Moreover, he appears to be in favor of a democratic form of socialism -- rather than capitalism -- for the United States.
As far as his religion is concerned, one could say that Democratic Socialism -- not Judaism -- is Sanders' real religion.