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The ZOA Journey

The Zionist Organization of America is unique for many reasons.  It is an organization built on principle, not afraid to speak out on other issues that others believe to be too controversial to address.  ZOA is unapologetic in its defense of Israel on all fronts.  It is one of the few organizations that organizes leadership […]

IRAN DEAL- Guide to Effective Strategy Advocacy

The following is made especially for advocacy to oppose the “Iran Deal.” Most of the advice below can be adapted for a variety of other issues and situations. Save a copy, keep it handy, share it with others. The elements and consequences of the “Iran Deal” negotiated between the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Russia […]

Reclaiming Zionism

I am about to begin my final year as an undergraduate college student. I have come to love my university over the time that I have been there: the students and professors alike have created an environment of engaged, discussion-based learning, and students are encouraged to question and to think critically in every area of […]

The Iranian Nuclear Deal is Surrender

The nuclear agreement signed by the P5 +1 nations (the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council, including the United States, plus Germany) and Iran is disastrous. It will provide nuclear weapons and hundreds of billions of dollars to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and his radical Islamic Shia Iranian regime.   Everything in the past two years has […]

Marking Ten Years: The Tragedy of Gush Katif, Israel’s Biggest Mistake

Rachel Saperstein’s voice, still laced with a New York accent, shook as she recounted her story.  Although her voice was filled with pain, the fiery grandmother clearly conveyed her passion and love for Israel and the Jewish people. She was now living in a run-down building in Nitzan, a town in Southern Israel, with her […]

Huffington Post Refused to Publish ZOA’s Response Discussing Columbia U. Anti-Israel Workshop

In a June 22nd Huffington Post blog, two anti-Zionist groups — the Center for Constitutional Rights and Palestine Legal – accused the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) of trying to “censor” a Columbia University teachers’ workshop called “Citizenship and Nationality in Israel/Palestine.” Their accusation is false.  The ZOA asked the Huffington Post to post our […]

ZOA Vice Chair Alan Mazurek’s Iran Talk at Great Neck Synagogue

At Saturday morning services at the beautiful Ahavat Shalom Synagogue in Great Neck on June 20, 2015, Dr. Alan Mazurek, M.D. gave an enthusiastically received talk about the Iranian nuclear situation.  It was the sort of forthright talk that I wish everyone in the country could have heard, because Dr. Mazurek illuminated and corrected many […]

Malvina Halberstam on Zivotofsky v. Kerry

The “decision is a first; never before has this Court accepted a President’s direct defiance of an Act of Congress in the field of foreign affairs.” (ROBERTS, C.J., dissenting) (slip op., at 1). The Opinion of the Court The Court, in an opinion by Justice Kennedy, in which Justices Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan joined, […]

Every Missile Fired at Israel Has the Potential to Setback World Progress

This past week, as is becoming increasingly more frequent, yet another announcement of an amazing discovery came from the high-tech, innovative, Start-Up Nation, Israel. This time, a cure for terminal cancer was discovered with breakthrough immunotherapy. At only 67, Israel is the most reliable, capable, predictable, democratic and unequivocal ally of the US. This is […]

OP-ED BY: Morton Klein and Elizabeth Berney, Esq. ZOA Op-ed in NY Jewish Week Criticizing Jewish BDS Groups

Ameinu’s inaccurate Opinion piece invokes the “straw man” of non-existent “murder charges” to distract readers from the real issue: namely, that Ameinu’s “Hatikvah” slate should have been removed from the World Zionist Congress (WZC) election because its members promote discriminatory anti-Israel anti-Jewish boycotts, divestment and/or sanctions (BDS).   Ameinu falsely claims that “Hatikvah” slate groups […]