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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 […]

1,500 Rabbis Slam ADL: ‘No Longer Competent’ to Identify Antisemitism – Israel National News

By Arutz Sheva Staff (AUGUST 3, 2021 / ARUTZ SHEVA) The Coalition for Jewish Values (CJV) took renewed aim at the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) on Tuesday, after the ADL announced a partnership with Hillel International, the Jewish college organization, to document antisemitism on American campuses. While such an effort is noble and worthwhile, the ADL, CJV pointed out, […]

OP-ED Melanie Phillips Praises ZOA: “Once Again, Only ZOA Exposes a Truth Jews Afraid to Cite”- Problems With Lipstadt

Phillips: “Biggest Danger to Jews is Islamists & Leftists like Black Lives Matter” By Melanie Phillips (AUGUST 5, 2021 / JNS) U.S. President Joe Biden’s choice of Emory Professor Deborah Lipstadt as America’s Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism has not been greeted with the unqualified approval that might have been expected for such an appointment. Lipstadt […]

OP-ED Deborah Lipstadt Should be Voted Down by the Senate

By Jackson Richman (AUGUST 03, 2021 / WASHINGTON EXAMINER) President Joe Biden announced last Friday he would nominate Holocaust scholar Deborah Lipstadt to be the U.S. Ambassador to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism. It’s a pick that would have been phenomenal in another era and unanimously confirmed by the Senate. Unfortunately, as a Biden surrogate during the 2020 […]

ZOA Concerned: Israeli Prime Minister Bennet Condemns the Anti-Israel New Israel Fund (NIF), Yet Deborah Lipstadt Praises NIF; Accuses NIF’s Critics of “McCarthyism”

Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) President Morton A. Klein released the following statement: Last week, the ZOA wrote that Emory University Prof. Deborah Lipstadt is the wrong choice to become the U.S. Special Envoy to Combating Antisemitism, due to Lipstadt’s partisan focus and statements. We expressed concerns that Lipstadt will ignore or give far too little […]