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ZOA Officials Feldman/Tuchman/Klein Condemn Philadelphia Librarians for Indoctrinating Children with Anti-Israel Material

By Dmitriy Shapiro (AUGUST 30, 2021 / JNS) A public library system in Philadelphia is promising to make operational changes after drawing criticism for what some community members are considering an effort to indoctrinate children and parents against Israel through books, videos and resource links that show a biased pro-Palestinian agenda. The issues were first discovered by members […]

2,400 Israel Military Leaders to Bennett: Don’t Move Palestinian Consulate to Jerusalem, No Reentering Iran Deal

(Arutz Sheva / Aug 25 , 2021) A group of senior Israeli security officers and reservists called on Prime Minister Naftali Bennett Wednesday to press the Biden administration to rethink its positions vis-à-vis the Iran nuclear deal and negotiations with the Palestinian Authority. In an open letter to Bennett released by Israel’s Defense and Security Forum: […]

ZOA Notifies U.S. Government – UNC Violated Agreement to Prevent Antisemitic Environment

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) sent a letter to the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) last Friday, informing OCR that the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) violated its Resolution Agreement with OCR, which UNC signed on October 14, 2019.  The Agreement was intended to resolve the ZOA’s April […]

ZOA Concerned: ADL Wrongly Says BDS Not Always Antisemitic

ZOA National President Morton A. Klein released the following statement: It’s enormously frustrating when the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) – which should be working with us―instead undermines the pro-Israel community’s efforts to combat antisemitism. Too often, ADL gives a “free pass” to Islamist, BLM, and other left wing antisemitism. ADL now appears ready to hand out […]

Action Alert: ZOA Opposes Re-Opening a U.S. “Palestinian Arab” Consulate in Jerusalem

Consulate Would Be an Attack on Israeli Sovereignty, Unity of Jerusalem, and Rewarding a Terrorist Dictatorship The Biden administration is reportedly pressuring the Israeli government to allow the U.S. to re-open a U.S. “Palestinian Arab” Consulate in Jerusalem that would liaise with the Palestinian Authority and service Palestinian Arabs. (Permission of the host country is required to open a […]

ZOA’s Mort Klein Quoted in “30 Years Later: Remembering Crown Heights”

Anti-police policies and antisemitism that fueled riots 30 years ago are on the rise again By Alana Goodman (WASHINGTON FREE BEACON / AUGUST 19, 2021) Thirty years ago, antisemitic mobs plundered the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn for three days, chanting Nazi slogans, destroying Jewish homes and businesses, and lynching a young Jewish seminary student. […]

ZOA Debunks Anti-Israel Propaganda: Learn the Truth About the Shimon HaTzadik (aka Sheikh Jarrah) Property Dispute

 Click Here to View as PDF  Summary: The private (Jewish) owner of property brought eviction proceedings against Arab squatters and holdover tenants who failed to pay rent for decades. The current owner has a chain of title of voluntary purchases/sales that goes back to 1875, when two Jewish community trusts first bought the then-empty land. […]

ZOA to UNC: Dismiss Lecturer on Israel Who Opposes Israel’s Existence, as Signed Agreement Requires

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) sent a letter yesterday to Kevin M. Guskiewicz, the Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), urging UNC to cancel a course this fall (titled “The Conflict over Israel/Palestine”) that will be taught by an instructor who denies Israel’s right to exist, says that boycotting […]

OP-ED J. Tobin-JNS: Is the ADL a Greater Threat to Liberty Than the Extremists It Targets?

By Jonathan Tobin (AUGUST 9, 2021 / JNS) Americans woke up to a new reality last month when the Biden administration revealed that it was “flagging” social media posts that it wanted Facebook to censor. White House press secretary Jen Psaki said the motive for this unprecedented move was to combat “misinformation” about COVID-19. But after a […]

ZOA Concerned: Biden Appoints Radical Israel-Basher, Sharon Kleinbaum, to U.S. Religious Freedom Commission

Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) President Morton A. Klein released the following statement: The ZOA opposes and expresses deep concerns about President Biden’s appointment of hostile-to-Israel Reconstructionist Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom.  In 1992, Kleinbaum became the spiritual leader of New York City’s LGBTQ synagogue, Congregation Beit Simchat Torah (CBST). Kleinbaum […]