Category Op-Ed
OP-ED Jewish World Review: Will Black Lives Matter Foundation’s Donation Surge Fuel Anti-Semitism?

The Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement generated headlines last week when it issued a report announcing it raised $90 million in 2020.While the general slogan and cause may attract support from a wide swath of the American public – polling last fall showed about 50 percent favorability – the group’s leadership harbors some extreme viewpoints, especially when it comes […]

OP-ED BY: Hugh Fitzgerald Biden Appoints Another Israel-Hater: Uzra Zeya

First, there was Maher Bitar, a Palestinian-American and anti-Israel BDS activist, whom Biden has appointed to be the senior director of intelligence programs at the National Security Council. In this key intelligence role, Maher Bitar will be ideally situated to learn, for example, about American collaboration with Israel on moves to stop Iran’s nuclear program. […]

OP-ED BY: Dominic Green Here Comes Trouble: Biden’s Anti-Israel Advisers (ZOA Cited)- The Jewish Chronicle

“This is the worst group of appointments to cabinet positions with respect to U.S.-Israel relations ever,” Morton Klein told me earlier this week. Klein is the leader of the Zionist Organization of America, the largest conservative group in Jewish American politics. Biden, Klein says, is stacking his administration with Obama-era staffers hostile to Israel and […]

OP-ED Joe Biden Is Barack Obama’s Third Term, ZOA Cites Numerous Hostile-to-Israel Appts – JPost Columnist Michael Freund

Joe Biden has been in the White House for less than a month so it is perhaps too early to gauge what his comprehensive policy towards Israel will be. But if his initial moves are any indication, the Jewish state might want to grab a diplomatic sweater or two and begin bracing itself for a […]

OP-ED BY: Elad Benari Arutz Sheva: Why Did Biden Not Call Israeli PM Netanyahu Yet?

White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Tuesday downplayed the fact that U.S. President Joe Biden has not yet called Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu since taking office. Asked during her press briefing whether the fact that Biden has not yet called Netanyahu is surprising, she replied, “I don’t know that it’s surprising less than two […]

OP-ED BY: Daniel Greenfield Biden Puts Maher Bitar, Anti-Israel BDS Activist in Charge of NSC Intel | Frontpagemag

“Why Is Georgetown Providing a Platform for This Dangerous Group?” an op-ed in the Washington Post had asked.  The group was the Palestine Solidarity Movement, a BDS anti-Israel hate group whose conferences had a history of antisemitism, supporting Hamas and the murder of Jews. Maher Bitar, one of the executive board members of Students for Justice in Palestine, was one […]

OP-ED BY: Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer Interfaith Marriage Is a Serious Issue Especially for Reform/Conservative Jewry & US Support for Israel-Israel Natl News

We know about France and the rest of Western Europe. We have seen Russia, Ukraine, Persia. The reality is that the Exile slowly, very slowly but quite manifestly, is closing its door in America also. Jewish fate and destiny not only have been moving away from the American chapter and towards the Israel chapter, but […]

OP-ED BY: Morton A. Klein and Elizabeth A. Berney, Esq. ZOA’s Klein/Berney JNS Op-Ed: Biden Includes Many Countries in Iran Talks – But Excludes Israel

It is deeply troubling that a Biden administration seems poised to ignore Israel’s life-or-death concerns about Iran and to instead precipitously re-enter the disastrous Iran deal, lift sanctions and exclude Israel from Iran deal negotiations. In a New York Times interview with Thomas Friedman on Dec. 2, projected President-elect Joe Biden stated that, if Iran returns to the soon-to-expire […]

OP-ED BY: Jonathan S. Tobin, JNS Why Are Jews Trying to Undermine the Fight Against Jew-Hatred?

A group of 122 Palestinian academics, journalists, writers and filmmakers signed a letter last month taking issue with the widespread adoption of the International Holocaust Remembrance Association (IHRA)’s definition of anti-Semitism. Their statement has gotten a lot of attention and been rightly criticized as both disingenuous and illegitimate since it is absurd for a group […]

OP-ED BY: Joshua Klein Jewish Voice – ZOA’s Klein: Biden Appts. K.Jean-Pierre & R.Dodin Are Anti-Israel Radicals & Sees ‘Third Obama Israelophobic Term’

The president of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA), the nation’s oldest pro-Israel organization, spoke with Breitbart News and expressed his outrage at Joe Biden’s latest pick, Karine Jean-Pierre, who was appointed White House principal deputy press secretary on Sunday evening and has been described as an anti-Israel radical who praised Democrats for shunning a […]