BLOG BY: Susan Tuchman, Tammi Rossman-Benjamin

UCLA Must End Harassment and Bullying of Jewish Students
Date: 06.26.14

In an attempt to target, harass and intimidate pro-Israel Jewish students at UCLA, Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) recently demanded that candidates for student government positions sign a statement pledging they will not go on any trip to Israel sponsored by three Jewish organizations. Notably, SJP has targeted only Israel and three Jewish organizations that sponsor [...]

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BLOG BY: Dr. Daniel Mandel Director, ZOA Center for Middle East Policy

The Tragic Farce of Israeli “Confidence-Building Measures”
Date: 06.25.14

NEW YORK, June 25 – The recent kidnapping of three Israeli teenagers near Hebron, who are now the subject of a massive Israeli military-security search, should give pause. Israel says it has evidence of involvement by Hamas, the U.S. and European Union-listed terrorist group that calls in its Charter for the worldwide murder of Jews. Hamas, [...]

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BLOG BY: Jeff Daube Director, ZOA Israel Office

Pity I just missed you, Jeremy Ben-Ami
Date: 06.06.14

I heard you were in Israel, Jeremy. Why didn’t you look me up? We really need to talk. First I was hoping for a conversation about your ’Setting the record straight’ Times of Israel op-ed. Of course it should surprise no one that I take issue with your pleasant sounding claims — as do your numerous critics. Your organization, J Street, and my organization, ZOA, [...]

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BLOG BY: Laura Fein executive director, ZOA-NJ

Israel has maintained its morality in the face of enemies ever more persistent and pernicious
Date: 05.12.14

Israel celebrated the 66th anniversary of it’s rebirth this week, and is in so many ways stronger than ever. One no longer need look to the Jewish press to discover Israel’s achievements; the pages of the NYTimes, the WSJournal, Forbes and every media outlet brim with reports on Israel’s start-ups, technological edge, research advancements, collaborations [...]

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SOURCE: ZOA Staff

ZOA Praises Gov. Christie For Supporting Strong Israeli/US Action Against Hamas/PA
Date: 07.14.14

ZOA president Morton A. Klein released the following statement, “The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) praised New Jersey Governor Chris Christie for supporting strong Israeli and US action against Hamas/PA. (Hamas and Abbas ‘Fatah merged recently into the Palestinian Authority [PA].) Christie said that organizations like Hamas ‘need to be dealt with firmly’ “While attending [...]

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SOURCE: ZOA Staff

ZOA Critical of Obama Admin’s Philip Gordon Speech in Israel, Claiming Israel not Ready for Peace
Date: 07.11.14

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) is deeply critical of the speech delivered to the Haaretz Israel Conference for Peace by Philip Gordon, the Obama Administration’s Coordinator for the Middle East, North Africa, and the Gulf Region, in which Gordon:  Reiterated President Obama’s demand for Israel to withdraw with minor land swaps to the vulnerable [...]

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