Sima [Little Simi] Preiser was a member of the Lower East Side Ken in Manhattan.
She initially went on Aliya in October of 1949 with a group of Betarim led by Ray Kaplan that joined the Garin Chadness at Shuni. She was afounding member of Mevuot Betar. She lived there for a number of years, went back to the States for a number of years and then returned to Israel and lived there continuously until her passing and the end of October.
- From Ray Kaplan