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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BLOG BY: Morton Klein and Daniel Mandel

ZOA Op-ed in Jerusalem Post on Ineffectiveness of International Peacekeepers
Date: 10.24.14

Published 10/06/2014 23:02 In recent days, a small fixture of Middle East cease-fire monitoring disintegrated, with scarcely anyone noticing. The United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF), the multinational force that had monitored the Israeli/Syrian cease-fire lines since 1974, disappeared as though it had never existed. Yet, in the view of US Secretary of State John [...]

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BLOG BY: Laura Fein

Time to Move On, Op-ed
Date: 10.22.14

As the director of a proudly Zionist organization, it isn’t often I can say that I agree with the Palestinian Authority’s anti-Semitic, terrorism-sponsoring, Holocaust-denying, opposition-squashing dictator Mahmoud Abbas. Indeed, his “genocide speech,” as Abbas’s UN speech on erev Rosh Hashanah has come to be known in Israel, was replete with stunning fabrications and age-old libels. [...]

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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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