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After ZOA/Others Protested, We Received Letter from Unilever CEO Confirming New Business Arrangement in Israel to Stop Ben & Jerry’s Anti-Israel Boycott

This morning, the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA)’s attorneys received the letter reprinted below from Alan Jope, the CEO of Unilever PLC (the parent company of the U.S.-based Ben & Jerry’s). Mr. Jope’s letter confirms a new business arrangement, under which Avi Zinger, owner of the current Israel-based Ben & Jerry’s licensee, will have full […]

Although Committee Refused to Support Hostile-to-Jews/Israel Nominee Elizabeth Bagley as Amb. To Brazil, Senate Maj. Leader Can Still Call for Full Vote

Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) National President Morton A. Klein released the following statement: ZOA strongly opposes the confirmation of hostile-to-Jews-or-the-Jewish-State Elizabeth Frawley Bagley as U.S. Ambassador to Brazil. Ms. Bagley voiced ugly antisemitic tropes about Jews and money and influence, including: “There is always the influence of the Jewish lobby because there is major […]

ZOA Praises U.S. Congressmembers Urging Biden Admin: Reverse Plan to Circumvent U.S. Law and Create an Unofficial U.S. Consulate to Palestinian Arabs in Jerusalem

Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) National President Morton A. Klein and ZOA Director of Government Relations Dan Pollak released the following: The ZOA strongly praised Senator Bill Hagerty (R-TN) and Representative Lee Zeldin (R-NY) for leading a Bicameral Joint Statement calling on the Biden Administration to reverse its plan to circumvent U.S. Law and create […]

U.S. Senators Criticize Tamara Wittes, Biden Nominee’s Anti-Israel Bias ― Jewish Groups are Deafeningly Silent

Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) National President Morton A. Klein and ZOA Director of Research & Special Projects Liz Berney, Esq. released the following statement: It was gratifying that U.S. Senators spoke out about the anti-Israel biases, positions and activities of President Biden’s nominee for Assistant Administrator of USAID for the Middle East Tamara Cofman […]

New Biden Nominees Opposed Abraham Accords & Involved in Israeli Election Interference

By Dmitriy Shapiro (JUNE 17, 2022 / JNS) Two Biden administration nominees for top posts related to the Middle East came under fire for alleged anti-Israel bias by Senate Republicans in their confirmation hearing on Thursday. The hearing, held in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, comes at a critical time as U.S. President Joe Biden […]

ZOA to NYC Council Jewish Caucus: Demand That Progressive Caucus Fire Israel-Hater / Bigot Emily Mayer

Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) National President Morton A. Klein released the following statement: ZOA is appalled that the New York City Council Progressive Caucus hired virulent Israel-hating bigot and antisemitism-enabler Emily Mayer to be the Progressive Caucus’ director, at a time when Jews are being subjected to daily physical and verbal attacks in New […]

JNS: ZOA & Other Pro-Israel Groups Urge New York to Divest from Unilever as Promised

By JNS Staff (JUNE 9, 2022 / JNS) Sixteen Jewish and Christian pro-Israel groups are urging New York Gov. Kathy Hochul to take decisive action against Unilever and its subsidiary, Ben & Jerry’s, for the ice-cream maker’s July 2021 decision to stop selling its products in “Occupied Palestinian Territory.” Under an executive order, New York State must divest […]

Israel News: U.S. Sen. Hagerty (R-TN) Condemns Biden Admin for Opening Unofficial U.S. Consulate for Palestinians in Jerusalem

(JUNE 10, 2022 / ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) A U.S. Senator is accusing the Biden administration of trying to create an unofficial U.S. consulate for the Palestinian Authority in Jerusalem. “Last year, I forced the Biden Admin to admit that the United States can’t open an official U.S. consulate for the Palestinians in Jerusalem without the […]

ZOA Israel Trip Attendees Witness Peaceful, Joyous Jerusalem Day Flag March

Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) National President Morton A. Klein and ZOA Co-Vice Chair Dr. Paul Tartell released the following statement: Happily, ZOA’s Mission to Israel this spring coincided with Jerusalem Day (Sunday, May 29), which commemorates the 55th anniversary of Jerusalem’s miraculous reunification as Israel’s undivided, eternal capital. This timing enabled several ZOA mission […]

ZOA: 16 Groups Urge NYS Gov. Hochul to Act Against Unilever/Ben & Jerry’s Antisemitic BDS as Promised

57 Westminster Way Pomona, NY 10970 (917) 335-6555 | dov@dovhikind.com 633 Third Avenue, Suite 31-B New York, NY 10017 (212) 481-1500 | mklein@zoa.org JOINT PRESS RELEASE Sixteen Groups Urge NYS Gov. Hochul to Act Against Unilever/Ben & Jerry’s Antisemitic BDS as Promised June 7, 2022 NEW YORK — On Tuesday, June 1, 2022, 16 Jewish and Christian […]