OP-ED

ZOA Condemns Anti-Semitic Acts – Visits Vandalized Cemeteries
Date: 02.28.17

The ZOA is appalled by, and continues to condemn the threats against U.S. and Canadian Jewish Centers and day schools, and the recent ugly vandalism of Jewish cemeteries in St. Louis and Philadelphia.  ZOA President Morton Klein visited the Mt. Carmel cemetery in Philadelphia yesterday, and talked to law enforcement officials involved in the Philadelphia […]

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OP-ED BY: Martin Slagter, MLive

Jewish Student Supporters Question ‘Double Standard’ at UM
Date: 02.21.17

ANN ARBOR, MI – Several community members urged the University of Michigan Board of Regents and administrators to voice their support for the Jewish student population following anti-Semitic emails sent to students last week. The calls for the university to support Jewish students who were targeted by anti-Semitic emails came with the belief from some […]

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OP-ED BY: Morton A. Klein and Daniel Mandel

ZOA Op-Ed in NY Daily News: Move U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem Now
Date: 02.06.17

With Donald Trump in the White House, speculation is mounting: Does he intend to act on his pre-election promise, dating back to January 2016 and reaffirmed both before and since his election, that he will transfer the U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv to Israel’s capital, Jerusalem, in accordance with standard diplomatic practice and the 1995 […]

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OP-ED BY: Morton A. Klein and Daniel Mandel

Op-Ed: Move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, and Do it Soon
Date: 02.06.17

With Donald Trump in the White House, speculation is mounting: Does he intend to act on his pre-election promise, dating back to January 2016 and reaffirmed both before and since his election, that he will transfer the U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv to Israel’s capital, Jerusalem, in accordance with standard diplomatic practice and the 1995 […]

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SOURCE: Jeff Jacoby

Boston Globe: Settlements Don’t Impede Peace
Date: 02.08.17

The world’s restless fixation with where Jews live has flared up again. On Monday evening, Israel’s parliament passed a law authorizing the government to legalize thousands of homes built in the West Bank, in many cases on land against which there are claims of prior ownership. The measure allows the homes to remain, while compensating […]

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SOURCE: Jason Reiskind

Leading Canadian Paper: “Settlements” are Legal
Date: 02.02.17

Canada’s current position on Israeli “settlements” is that they are illegal because they violate Article 49 of the Fourth Geneva Convention, specifically Paragraph 6 which states: “The Occupying Power shall not deport or transfer parts of its own civilian population into the territory it occupies.” The time has come for Canada to change our position to […]

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