Simone Zimmerman is active in organizations that ignore Israeli grievances in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and whitewash Palestinian terrorism. She also cursed Israel’s prime minister in a Facebook post last year, virtually accusing him of war crimes.
While both front-runners scored victories in the night’s biggest prize of Arizona, Democratic challenger Bernie Sanders won caucuses in Utah and Idaho and Republican Ted Cruz claimed his party’s caucuses in Utah.
Jewish commentators were quick to weigh in on Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders’ New Hampshire win on Wednesday, which made him the first American-Jewish candidate ever to win a primary. Some fear anti-Semites will use the opportunity to voice and spread their hate.
If Bernie Sanders defeats Hillary Clinton to win the Democratic nomination, he’ll be the first Jewish presidential nominee of a major political party. But when it comes to his views on Israel, some Jewish Democrats are scratching their heads in confusion.