Shin Bet agents asked Zimmerman which places she had visited in the West Bank and what she thought of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, she said.
ZOA’s Morton Klein attacked two young Jewish left-wing activists, calling one a “mindless idiot” and another a “pathetic frightened Jew.”
Simone Zimmerman, briefly the Jewish outreach coordinator to Bernie Sanders, blasted Israel’s new travel ban targeting supporters of the Boycott, Divest and Sanction movement.
For a five days in April, Simone Zimmerman was the most controversial figure in Jewish politics.
The establishment is not only embracing more diversity, David Bernstein writes. It is diverse.
Refusing to let his Seders be embittered, Jay Michaelson finds himself with an unusual wish as we approach the season of liberation.
If Not Now activists celebrated a Passover meal in the lobby of the Anti-Defamation League to protest the Israeli occupation of Palestine.
The logic behind suspending Simone Zimmerman is sound, writes Michael Rothbaum. But it’s the same logic that should end the Israeli occupation.
The Bernie Sanders campaign may have caved to regressive voices, two IfNotNow leaders write, but young Jews will voice a different opinion at actions all across the country this week.
The hashtag #IStandWithSimone took off shortly after the Sanders campaign abruptly suspended its Jewish outreach coordinator April 13. Within hours, hundreds of tweets were posted in support of Simone Zimmerman, who had been hired only days earlier; she had immediately created an uproar when an old Facebook post surfaced in which she used vulgarity directed at Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.