Letter to the Editor: Abbas Disappoints by Morton A. Klein, National President of the ZOA
News
August 31, 2005


As published in the
Jerusalem Post


Abbas disappoints…


Sir, — It was deeply disappointing to see Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas recently criticize Israel for killing wanted Islamic Jihad terrorists, one of whom orchestrated two suicide bombings killing 10 Israelis in February and July of this year (“Katyusha fired at Galilee, 2 Kassams at Sderot,” August 26).


If Abbas is serious about rejecting violence and promoting peace with Israel it seems he would instead be supporting Israel’s elimination of terrorists. Clearly these violent actions by Palestinian terrorists only undermine Abbas’s own stated policy of reconciliation with Israel.


MORTON A. KLEIN
President
Zionist Organization of America
New York




  • ZOA Director of Government Relations Dan Pollak appeared on Newsmax TV to deliver his exclusive insight regarding Iran, the U.S., Israel, and more.
  • Newsmax TV: ZOA’s Mort Klein Condemns Biden’s Animus Toward Israel as Sinister, Unrelated to Election & More
  • Center for Law & Justice
    We work to educate the American public and Congress about legal issues in order to advance the interests of Israel and the Jewish people.
    We assist American victims of terrorism in vindicating their rights under the law, and seek to hold terrorists and sponsors of terrorism accountable for their actions.
    We fight anti-Semitism and anti-Israel bias in the media and on college campuses.
    We strive to enforce existing law and also to create new law in order to safeguard the rights of the Jewish people in the United States and Israel.