OP-ED BY: Steve Feldman, Lee Bender, and Kevin Ross

ZOA Op-Ed: Waters’ Support of BDS, Criticism of Israel Worthy of Denigration – Jewish Exponent
Date: 08.23.17

Roger Waters, the former Pink Floyd bass player, is part of a chorus of activists who claim that they are not anti-Israel nor anti-Jewish, but rather that they are pro-“Palestinian.” By many media accounts, the Palestinian-Arabs are beset with societal problems — not enough energy, poor sewage systems, no opportunity for political dissent; neither the […]

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OP-ED BY: Len Getz

ZOA Op-Ed: PA Lies to American Presidents
Date: 07.14.17

When Mahmoud Abbas visited the White House in May, he assured Donald Trump that “we are raising our children, our grandchildren on a culture of peace.” But when President Trump met with Abbas in Bethlehem, the US leader was furious. “You lied to me,” Trump reportedly said. “The Israelis showed me that you are involved in incitement.” Indeed, there’s an abundance […]

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

ZOA Op-Ed: Pres. Trump – Don’t Consider Dangerous Allen/Bauman Peace Plan
Date: 07.11.17

President Donald Trump entered the White House committed to finding “the ultimate deal” to bring about an Israeli/Palestinian Arab peace. Though putting himself on record in February as favoring no particular type of solution other than one that commends itself to both sides, President Trump’s advisers are now reportedly examining a plan for a Palestinian […]

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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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SOURCE: Dr. Aaron Lerner

Israel’s Sanitized Report of Netanyahu – Abbas Conversation Makes Abbas Look Better
Date: 07.14.17

A comparison of the official Palestinian and official Israeli reports of the Netanyahu-Abbas conversation finds that the sanitized report issued by Israel puts Abbas in a far more favorable light than he deserves. As the official PLO news agency WAFA notes, Abbas indicated that he considers Israel’s closure of the al-Aqsa mosque to be just […]

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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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