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Don’t punish Zionism’s truth-seeking millennials

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Published: 24 April 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

If you lose Simone Zimmerman, you lose the best of Jewish millennials – Peter Beinart - Haaretz 18.04.16
Why is American Jewish Zionism punishing its children for challenging its lies? “Perhaps Simone chose the wrong words. Perhaps she should have called Netanyahu ‘one of the most obnoxious individuals you’re going to come into - just a liar and a cheat,’ as former Clinton administration press secretary Joe Lockhart did. Or she could have simply called him a ‘liar,’ like former French President Nicolas Sarkozy. Or she could have used the term popular in the British foreign office: ‘armoured-plated bullshitter.’ Or she could have called him a ‘corrupt individual, a contentious liar who is ruining everything that is good about our society.’ Those words came from Leah Rabin.”
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Who is Simone Zimmerman? - David N. Myers – Jewish Journal 19.04.16
Zimmerman became an articulate and passionate opponent of the occupation, believing that it undoes the ethical fibre of Israel. At the same time, she opposed various BDS resolutions on the Berkeley campus, offering alternatives that condemned the occupation and called for recognition of a two-state solution. [David Myers is the Sady and Ludwig Kahn Professor of Jewish History at UCLA.]

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