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ZOA Appoints New Development Director

New York – The Zionist Organization of America is pleased and proud to announce that a dean of Jewish fundraisers, Mr. Sheldon Fliegelman, has joined the ZOA as Vice-President of Development and Planning. Mr. Fliegelman’s long and distinguished career began in 1976 at the Anti-Defamation League, when he moved from the position of Controller to […]

ZOA’s Kfar Silver School In Israel Awarded “Prize For Excellence”

New York – The ZOA is proud to announce that its school in Ashkelon, Israel-Kfar Silver-has been awarded the Israel Ministry of Education’s “Prize for Excellence.” In announcing its decision, the Ministry noted the high rate of Kfar Silver students passing their baccalaureate examinations, the contributions of the students to the surrounding community, and the […]

Op-Ed: Abbas Is Not The Answer by Morton A. Klein, National President of the ZOA

Giving American money or Israeli land in order to “strengthen” Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas will not bring peace to the Middle East. Abbas is a career terrorist, not a peacemaker. For more than 40 years, he has been second-in-command to mass murderer Yasser Arafat. He and Arafat co-founded the Fatah terrorist movement, which […]

Are Women Well Treated By The Palestinian Authority, As Howard Dean Recently Suggested?

NEW YORK – In response to the recent statement by former Vermont Governor Howard Dean suggesting that women are well-treated by the Palestinian Authority, the Zionist Organization of America has expressed concern that Dr. Dean’s advisers have not fully informed him about the widespread abuse of women in PA-controlled territories. The Forward reported (Aug.29,2003) that […]

Palestinian Arab Violations of President Bush’s “Road Map” Plan A Survey of Week #18: August 26, 2003 – September 1, 2003

BACKGROUND: On June 24, 2002, President Bush set forth the conditions that the Palestinian Arabs must fulfill in order to merit U.S. support for the creation of a Palestinian Arab state. Among the major obligations are that the Palestinian Arabs must “dismantle the terrorist infrastructure,” “end incitement,” “elect new leaders not compromised by terror,” and […]

Egypt Accuses U.S. Soldiers Of Mutilating Iraqi Corpses And Urges Arabs To Wage War Against Americans

NEW YORK- An official Egyptian government newspaper is accusing U.S. soldiers of mutilating Iraqi corpses and urging the Arab masses to wage “jihad” against Americans. Excerpts from the article, which appeared in the Egyptian government newspaper Al Akhbar on August 6, 2003: “The cannibals were barbaric creatures similar to beasts of prey, took vengeance upon […]

Hamas Leader, Following In Footsteps Of Palestinian Authority P.M. Abu Mazen, Calls The Holocaust A Hoax

NEW YORK- Following in the footsteps of Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen), a Holocaust-denier, a senior Hamas leader has authored an article calling the Holocaust a hoax. Writing in the August 21, 2003 issue of the official Hamas weekly Al-Risala, Dr. Abd Al-Aziz Al-Rantisi, a senior Hamas leader, asserted “The Zionists … […]

Israeli City Of Ashkelon Hit By Missiles That Terrorists Developed During “Cease-Fire”

NEW YORK – The long-range missiles that hit the Israeli city of Ashkelon today were developed by Palestinian Arab terrorists during the so-called “cease-fire,” the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) points out, noting with dismay that the Bush administration refrained from pressing the Palestinian Authority to action against the missiles, even though they were being […]

ZOA Protests State Department’s criticism of Israeli Self-Defense Actions

NEW YORK- The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has strongly protested the State Department’s criticism of Israel for defending itself against Palestinian Arab terrorists. Taking action in the wake of the Jerusalem bus massacre of 21 Israelis, Israeli forces on Tuesday struck at a Hamas terrorist leader who was trying to conceal himself among civilians […]

Rice Says “Israel Must Fulfill Responsibilities,” But Doesn’t Say PA Must Fulfill Its Responsibilities

NEW YORK- National Security Council adviser has publicly pressed Israel to “fulfill its responsibilities” under the Bush Road Map—yet did not say that the Palestinian Authority (PA) must fulfill its responsibilities. Dr. Rice, speaking in San Antonio, TX, on Aug. 25, 2003, said: “Israeli leaders increasingly understand that it is in Israel’s interest for Palestinians […]