ZOA President Morton A. Klein Will Be Featured Speaker At U.S. State Department Forum
March 11, 2002

NEW YORK- Morton A. Klein, National President of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) will be the featured speaker at an official State Department Forum this week.

The ZOA president will be speaking as part of “The Secretary of State’s Open Forum,” a series of lectures by prominent Americans. His topic will be “Israel and the Palestinians: Is Peace Possible?”

The lecture will take place on Friday, March 15, 2002, from 12:00 noon until 1:00 p.m., at the Loy Henderson Auditorium in the Harry S. Truman Building, U.S. Department of State.

Those wishing to attend the lecture are advised to arrive at the 23rd Street entrance of the Truman Building, between C and D Streets, NW, Washington, D.C.

Attendees must register in advance by e-mail to: A.Lang@state.gov or via fax (202) 647-4040. Please list your name; date of birth; social security number or passport number; citizenship; phone; fax; e-mail; and name of organization or agency you represent (if any).

Mr. Klein’s lecture promises to be a unique event. In his remarks, he will document Yasir Arafat’s continuing campaign to destroy the Jewish State. He will expose Arafat’s culture promoting hatred and violence against Jews in his official media, school textbooks, summer camps, officials’ speeches, and sermons by Arafat-appointed clergymen—a culture reminiscent of Nazi Germany. He will also be addressing the State Department’s new policy of refusing to includes the names or photos of Palestinian Arab killers of Americans on its official web site.

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