Category Op-Ed
OP-ED BY: Morton A. Klein and Mark S. Levenson, Esq. ZOA Op-Ed in JPost: American Jews Support Israeli Sovereignty and For Good Reasons

Poll after poll shows that Israelis overwhelmingly support applying Israeli sovereignty to Judea, Samaria and the Jordan Valley. American Jews support applying sovereignty too. Record numbers of American Jews (over 120,000 people) voted in the recent 2020 World Zionist Congress elections in the US, and the majority voted for the organizations that favor sovereignty (usually explicitly). […]

OP-ED BY: Deborah Danan Breitbart: Ex-IDF Officers Meet Netanyahu, Express Support for Annexation

Brig. Gen. (res) Amir Avivi, who is the head of Bithonistim — a group of high ranking IDF officers that describes itself as advancing Israel’s national security interests — thanked Netanyahu for his “heroic battle” in advancing plans to apply Israeli sovereignty over Jewish settlements in the West Bank and the Jordan Valley. Avivi also noted […]

OP-ED BY: Jonathan S. Tobin JNS: Outrage Over the Murder of George Floyd Doesn’t Justify Intersectional Myths

The outrageous murder in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a 46-year-old African-American man, by local police is a crime that cannot be tolerated or excused. Efforts by extremist agitators to hijack peaceful demonstrations and turn them into violent riots should also be condemned and not falsely rationalized as a form of legitimate protest or part of […]

OP-ED JNS: ZOA Exposes False Claims by Radical J Street Students Who Support HIAS Resettling Antisemitic

A recent JNS article needs to more clearly expose the true identity of the signers and originators of a falsehood-filled letter to the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations . The letter maligned me and the Zionist Organization of America for appropriately opposing the election of HIAS chair Dianne Lob to become chair of the Conference […]

OP-ED Aruz Sheva: Will Israel find a way to keep terror-supporters out of the Knesset?

Many Israelis wonder how it is possible that elected officials who support acts of terror against the very nation in whose legislature they sit were allowed to run in the first place. The legitimacy of the candidacies of a number of Arab Members of Knesset and one Jew who hold such views have been challenged […]

OP-ED BY: Morton A. Klein JNS: A letter to the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations

To: Mr. William Daroff, Mr. Malcolm Hoenlein, Mr. Stephen Greenberg and Mr. Arthur Stark Gentlemen, On behalf of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA), the oldest pro-Zionist organization in America and a founding member of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations (“COP” or “Conference”), we write to express our deep concerns regarding […]

OP-ED BY: Morton A. Klein ZOA JNS Op-ed: Demand Bernie Fire His Antisemitic, Israel-Hating Aides

Louis Farrakhan and David Duke are surely thrilled about the long list of Jew-hating Israel-bashers working for U.S. presidential candidate Senator  Bernie Sanders. The Sanders squad of Jew-hating surrogates and senior campaign advisers includes Linda Sarsour; Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.); Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.); Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.); Amer Zahr; Faiz Shakir; and Sanders’s most recently appointed […]

OP-ED BY: Morton A. Klein and Mark S. Levenson, Esq. Daily Wire – KLEIN & LEVENSON: Netanyahu Makes Endorsement In American World Zionist Congress Election

American Jews are now embroiled in an important election battle over the U.S. seats at the World Zionist Congress (WZC) for the next five years. Record numbers of Jewish U.S. residents have been casting votes in this online election, which ends on March 11. The World Zionist Congress has a major impact on both Israel and […]

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. […]