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OP-ED BY: Susan Tuchman and Mort Klein Tuchman/Klein Op-Ed in Major Pitts. Paper, Criticizing Univ. of Pitt. for Incentivizing Attendance at Anti-Israel Event

Last month at the University of Pittsburgh, two anti-Israel groups — Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) and Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) — co-sponsored Holocaust Remembrance Day: Edith Bell on Palestine. The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) and many others were offended by the misappropriation of Yom HaShoah to attack Israel. Even more concerning […]

The Most Significantly Forgotten Component of Israeli-Arab Relations

The Mount of Olives (Har Hazeitim in Hebrew) in Jerusalem has been used as a Jewish cemetery for more than 3,000 years. Approximately 150,000 Jewish people are buried there, including some of the greatest Jewish leaders, prophets, and rabbis of all time. Thus the Mount of Olives is by far the largest and most important […]

Op-ed: Iran Deal Provides Billions in Increased Terrorist Funding

Last week, the Lausanne framework deal between the P5+1 powers and Iran on Iran’s nuclear program was concluded and immediately talked up as a good deal by President Barack Obama. But President Obama’s advocacy ran into factual and logical difficulties — for example, how could the President claim that “every pathway” to an Iranian  nuclear […]

OP-ED BY: Morton Klein and Daniel Mandel Wash Times ZOA Op-ed: Obama’s Inconsistent Treatment of Netanyahu and Abbas

In recent weeks, President Barack Obama condemned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for appropriately opposing a Palestinian state because Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah Party-controlled Palestinian Authority (PA) has not only merged with the terrorist group Hamas, but also hasn’t met any of the conditions Netanyahu required in his 2009 conditional acceptance of Palestinian statehood, such as […]

Article by ZOA Staff Attorney on Her Experience with Hillary and Obama

“The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it.”  –  George Bernard Shaw My first and only semi-personal encounter with Barack Hussein Obama occurred on March 13, 2007, at a conference in Washington D.C. sponsored by the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee (“AIPAC”).  That evening, four presidential hopefuls – […]

Forget About a Palestinian State, But Blame the PA

Regardless of who sits as Israel’s Prime Minister and regardless of any comments Bibi made about a Palestinian state, one can take a look at the facts and realize quickly that a Palestinian state will not come into being because the Palestinian Authority (PA) has no interest in peace with Israel. It would also be […]

OP-ED BY: Daniel Mandel Israelis Go With a Firm Leader: Opposing View

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears to have won a handsome election victory following a grueling campaign, complete with foreign government money, including indirectly from the U.S. State Department, going to his opponents. In order to win, Netanyahu is held now to have reneged on his 2009 in-principle, hedged commitment to reaching a peace agreement with […]

OP-ED BY: Susan Tuchman and Morton Klein Universities Punish Bigotry, But Not When It’s Anti-Jewish

Last week, the University of Oklahoma appropriately responded, swiftly and strongly, when members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity sang anti-black chants that included the “n” word and references to lynching.  The university expelled two students and shut down the entire fraternity chapter, even though not all the fraternity members were involved in the incident.  […]

OP-ED BY: Morton Klein and Daniel Mandel Op-ed: Without Senate Approval, Next President Can Void Iran Deal

The Obama Administration, Vice President Joseph Biden in particular, has waxed indignant over a letter co-signed by 47 Republican senators to the Iranian leadership warning that, without Congressional approval, any agreement on the Iranian nuclear program signed by President Barack Obama will be subject to reversal by a future president. Biden accuses the Republicans of […]

After Federal Court Finds that PA and PLO are Terrorist Groups, Obama Must Follow Suit and Cut Aid

  History was made in a federal courthouse in New York City on Monday. After a six-week trial the Palestinian Authority (PA) and the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) were found liable under the federal Anti-Terrorism Act for six terrorist attacks occurring from 2002 through 2004 against US citizens in Jerusalem.The federal civil jury of 12 […]