BLOG BY: Laura Fein

Game of Chicken: Hostile Words Precede Hostile Action
Date: 11.11.14

The Obama Administration’s contempt for Israel reached a new low when a senior administration official told Atlantic Monthly reporter Jeffrey Goldberg, “The thing about Bibi is, he’s a chickens**t.” A second senior official called the Israeli Prime Minister (and former elite special ops commando) a “coward” for obliging U.S. policy and not bombing Iran’s nuclear infrastructure. I [...]

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BLOG BY: Lee S. Bender

ZOA Philly Leader Spearheads Effort to Honor Liberators Who Re-Birthed Israel
Date: 11.11.14

It is no secret that the eyewitnesses to the Nazi death camps — the liberators from the U.S. and Allied armies — are quickly dying off. They did their duty, most having no clue that the devastation and utter horror they would witness would linger with them permanently.    The mahalniks, the 4,000 volunteers from [...]

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BLOG BY: Alan A. Mazurek, MD

Of Jewish Leadership and Chicken S**T
Date: 10.31.14

Recently, on October 27, we at the ZOA celebrated the release of an important film documentary by Gloria Greenfield, entitled “Body and Soul”. In a festive, gala North American premiere, 750 people watched an eloquent encapsulation of Jewish and Zionist history, explaining and justifying the very reasons for the existence of the Jewish state. No [...]

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BLOG BY: Zach Stern

‘Open Hillel’ Legitimizes Anti-Semitism
Date: 10.27.14

Published October 14, 2014 Some Jews fought with the Greeks and Romans against their fellow Jews. Some sympathized with the crusades and the pogroms. Some Jews even supported the Nazis leading up to World War II. The story is no different today. There is still a very small – but vocal – minority of Jews [...]

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SOURCE: Algemeiner

Israel’s Ambassador Dermer: “It’s a Disgrace to Call Abbas ‘A Man of Peace’”
Date: 10.28.14

OCTOBER 27, 2014 1:29 PM Israel’s ambassador to Washington, Ron Dermer, on Sunday launched an unprecedented attack on Palestinian Authority President, Mahmoud Abbas, calling him “an enemy of Israel, who educates children to hate Jews and wants to establish a Judenrein” Palestine, Israel’s NRG News reported Monday. “President Abbas, who wrote a research paper that [...]

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SOURCE: The Jerusalem Post, Morton Klein

ZOA Letter in Jerusalem Post Criticizing Land-for-Peace Rationale
Date: 10.22.14

Sir, – The vote in the British parliament (“PA calls on UK gov’t to follow parliament’s lead and recognize Palestinian state,” October 15) is distressing but hardly surprising. The upsurge of international opprobrium directed at Israel is a product of the Oslo Accords. Once the idea was conceded that creating peace was chiefly a matter [...]

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