OP-ED BY: Jeff Daube

Landmark Knesset Hearing On Applying Israeli Law to Judea-Samaria, Testimony by ZOA Sponsored ‘Legal Grounds’
Date: 06.12.17

ISRAEL, June 8. ZOA Israel director Jeff Daube, also the co-chair with Arlene Kushner the respected Legal Grounds Campaign largely supported by ZOA, was invited to testify at a special session of the Knesset House Committee coinciding with the Six Day War’s golden anniversary this week. The hearing, convened to explore ways of adapting Israeli law for fairer treatment […]

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

Op-Ed: End the Propaganda Myth that Jerusalem is Holy to Muslims
Date: 05.25.17

Upon the 50th anniversary of the Jewish state of Israel’s reunification of Jerusalem, there is no better time to end the propaganda myth that Jerusalem is a holy city to Muslims.  The Muslim fixation and clamor on Jerusalem is actually a very recent historical development—a product of political conflict, not historical truth. Jerusalem rates not […]

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OP-ED BY: Morton A. Klein and Susan B. Tuchman, Esq.

ZOA Op-Ed Condemns CUNY Honoring Israel Hating, Terror Supporting Sarsour
Date: 05.15.17

Despite mounting criticism, the City University of New York (CUNY) has refused to rescind its selection of Linda Sarsour — an Israel-bashing, terror supporter — as the keynote speaker at CUNY’s School of Public Health and Health Policy’s June 1 commencement ceremony. According to a statement issued by CUNY Chancellor James Milliken, CUNY wrongly claimed […]

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OP-ED BY: Lee Bender

ZOA Philly Pres. Bender on Talking to Teens about Israel
Date: 05.04.17

I was recently invited to address classes at a Sunday Hebrew high school and a Jewish high school (many of whom have recently spent three months living and studying in Israel).  I am frequently requested to speak, be part of panel discussions, and be a radio guest in my capacity as co-president of Zionist Organization […]

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SOURCE: Prof. Malvina Halberstam, Esq.

Solutions: Is the “Two State” Solution the Only Solution, the Best Solution, a Viable Solution?
Date: 05.23.17

The “two state solution” has been invoked, almost as a mantra, by the UN, the EU, the media, various states, including the U.K and the US, sometimes as the “only solution”. For example, the Joint Declaration of the Paris Middle East Peace Conference, Jan. 15, 2017, … reaffirmed that a negotiated solution with two states, […]

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SOURCE: Prof. Malvina Halberstam, Esq.

Jewish Prayer on Har Habayit: What’s the Status Quo and Should it be Changed?
Date: 05.23.17

There is a beautiful gemara that after the destruction of the Bet Hamikdash, Rabbi Akiva and others were on Har Habayit and saw a fox running where the Kodesh Kodoshim once stood. The others started crying, Rabbi Akiva started laughing. “Why are you laughing,” they asked. He said, “now that I have seen that the […]

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