BLOG BY: Etyan Sosnovich

ZOA Director’s Article On Qatar-Sponsored Violence in Times of Israel
Date: 12.05.14

Last month Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US Secretary of State John Kerry met with Jordan’s King Abdullah II to discuss the ongoing violence and terrorist attacks in Jerusalem. By most accounts the meeting was uneventful. Secretary Kerry spoke of “creating a climate where we can move forward in a positive and constructive way” [...]

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BLOG BY: Morton A. Klein

Op-Ed: ZOA Supports Israeli Bill Affirming Israel As Jewish State
Date: 12.03.14

Legislation is under consideration in Jerusalem that formalizes Israel as the nation state of the Jewish people. We support it. Why?  Because it is historically, legally, politically and religiously the case that Israel is the Jewish nation state. The Balfour Declaration, later incorporated into the League of Nations Mandate for Palestine, recognized the historical fact [...]

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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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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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