Rabbi Laurie Zimmerman

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Laurie Zimmerman is rabbi of Congregation Shaarei Shamayim in Madison. 

A new book explores the nuances behind the opposition to Zionism and effectively dispels the myth that Jewish people who criticize Israel are “self-hating Jews.” Read more

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A new U.S. embassy. A snapshot of high schoolers giving the Nazi salute. A march of chanting Neo-Nazis. A shooting at a synagogue on Shabbat. What does anti-Semitism look like in today's America? Read more

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In mid-November, a photo showing Baraboo High School boys giving what appears to be a Nazi salute drew national attention. On November 19, I gave a talk at the school. Read more

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