BLOG BY: Sam Levine Executive Director, ZOA West

Col. Allen West’s Dedication to the Jewish State
Date: 07.25.14

Former Congressman, and Col. Allen West just wrote the following note on his Facebook page: “Just got a call about the possibility of flying over to Israel next week to speak regarding the current conflagration facing our best ally. What an incredible and special honor it would be to be able to personally let the people [...]

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BLOG BY: Amanda Botfeld

Terrorist 1 or Terrorist 2
Date: 07.25.14

Hamas, an offshoot of the Muslim Brotherhood, is the name of the organization that governs the Gaza strip. It is a violent group that conducts suicide bombings and launches rockets at Israel. It distributes anti-Semitic propaganda and denies Israel’s right to exist. In 1997, the U.S. declared officially recognized the group as a terrorist organization. [...]

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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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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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