Category Op-Ed
OP-ED BY: Morton A. Klein and Mark S. Levenson, Esq. Vote for ZOA Coalition If you Believe in Defending Israel and the Jewish People

The once-every-five-year election for the 2020 World Zionist Congress began on Jan. 21. Ever since, the ZOA Coalition has been inundated with questions about what our slate stands for, how people can vote for us and why this election for the World Zionist Congress—the parliament of the Jewish people—is so important. The ZOA Coalition slate (Slate No. […]

OP-ED BY: By Susan B. Tuchman, Esq., Director of ZOA's Center for Law & Justice ZOA Op-Ed: Explaining Trump’s Order

Members of the Jewish community should rest easy about President Donald Trump’s December 11 executive order on combating Anti-Semitism, despite concerns raised by Rabbi Barry L. Schwartz in his essay on Jewish identity (“Are you an American Jew or a Jewish American?” December. 25). The order does not define Jews as a race or nationality. […]

OP-ED BY: Daniel Mandel JPost: Where are African-American leaders condemning antisemitism?

Week after week come new headlines of attacks upon Jews walking the streets of ordinary, traditionally Jewish New York neighborhoods. Since the beginning of December, there have been eight attacks on Jews, starting with the shooting assault on a Jersey City Jewish supermarket that left three innocent people dead. Quite simply, even a mere year or two […]

OP-ED BY: Morton A. Klein, President, ZOA, & Elizabeth Berney, Esq., ZOA Special Projects Director JNS: Trump Deserves Praise for Protecting Americans and Israelis by Killing Terror Leader

U.S. President Donald Trump and the American military and intelligence services should be praised for protecting American and Israeli lives by killing the head of the U.S.-designated Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Quds Force and the international leader of Hezbollah, arch-terrorist Qassem Soleimani; along with the commander of the Iranian-backed Iraqi FTO […]

OP-ED ZOA JNS Op-Ed: US Govt EO to Fight Antisemitism Should be Applauded-Not Disparaged

U.S. President Donald Trump issued a monumental Executive Order on Combating Anti-Semitism on Dec. 11, giving the U.S. government the tools it needed to fight campus anti-Semitism. Importantly, these tools cannot be taken away, unless this president or another overturns the order. The executive order requires that Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of […]

OP-ED ZOA’s Mort Klein: 107 Democrats Are Wrong-Jews Reside Legally In Judea/Samaria | Breitbart

Today, 450,000 Jews live in the heart of the Jewish homeland in Israel’s Judea and Samaria regions – the holy land where Jewish people lived and prayed for thousands of years. Judea/Samaria is where Abraham purchased a burial cave and surrounding lands; where the Maccabees fought off foreign invaders and Hellenists; where the shepherd David […]

OP-ED What ZOA’s Legal Victory Means for Jewish Students Across the Country – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

NEW YORK (JTA) — Those who care about Jewish college students should be celebrating a landmark legal victory in the fight against campus anti-Semitism. The victory stems from a civil rights complaint filed against the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill by our organization, the Zionist Organization of America. Triggered by the complaint, UNC agreed to […]

OP-ED ZOA’s Klein/Berney JNS Op-Ed: Stop Glorifying Terror

During the past few days, the media and political candidates have been were busy using, for their own political purposes, the El Paso, Texas, shooter’s “manifesto” and attack on Aug. 3 that left 22 people dead. For instance, Timemagazine falsely claimed that U.S. President Donald Trump called the white supremacists who rallied in Charlottesville, Va., in the summer […]

OP-ED BY: BY MORTON A. KLEIN, ELIZABETH A. BERNEY ZOA JPost Op-Ed: IfNotNow Promotes Orwellian Lie of “Occupation”

Paid propagandists for the radical anti-Israel group IfNotNow recently confronted presidential candidates in New Hampshire, demanding that the candidates support ending the presence of Jewish homes and communities in the historic Jewish homeland – land that the Jewish people are entitled to under international law. But that’s not exactly how IfNotNow’s paid agitators put it. […]

OP-ED BY: Morton A. Klein Article: ZOA Applauds Trump Condemning Anti-American, Antisemitic, Israelophobic Congress Members

President Donald Trump could have expressed his deep concerns about extremist anti-American, antisemitic, Israelophobic Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) in a more appropriate way by using a less controversial phrase. Still, we understand his frustrations with these extremists that led to his using an inappropriate phrase. The vicious attacks […]