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Shocking Hypocrisy of Obama Administration

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has criticized the glaring hypocrisy and inconsistency of the Obama Administration for urging Israel to free Palestinian Arab terrorists with Jewish blood on their hands while simultaneously expressing outrage that Afghan President Hamid Karzai intends to free dozens of prisoners with the blood of Americans on their hands.  Just […]

US Sen. Boxer and Levin have facts wrong in Op-Ed Opposing New Iran Sanctions

ZOA criticized the December 18 Op-Ed in Politico authored by US Senators  Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Carl Levin (D-MI) for being wrong about one of the most important elements in the Interim Nuclear deal between Iran and the “P5+1.”  They state in their piece: “Under this initial agreement, at the end of six months Iran […]

ZOA Condemns U.N.’s Falk Accusing Israel of Genocide

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has condemned Richard Falk, the Special Rapporteur on the Palestinian Territories of the United Nations Human Rights Council, who said regarding Israel’s conduct towards the  Palestinian Arabs in a Russia Today interview that “when you target an ethnic group and inflict this kind of punishment, you are in effect […]

Abbas’ Fatah Threatens To “Crush Zionist Enemy” & To Kidnap Israelis In Order To Extort Release Of Jailed Palestinian Terrorists

The Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigade, a U.S.- and European-designated terrorist group and armed wing of Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah, the dominant party controlling the Palestinian Authority (PA), has threatened to kidnap Israeli soldiers in order to extort the release by Israel of convicted and jailed Palestinian terrorists in Israel.  The ZOA has long argued that freeing jailed Palestinian […]

ZOA to Bard Univ.: Cut Ties with Anti-Semitic Al-Quds Univ.

December 11, 2013 BY E-MAILMr. Leon BotsteinPresident, Bard CollegeCampus Road, PO Box 5000Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504-5000 Dear President Botstein:We write to urge Bard University to reverse its decision to continue its partnership with Al-Quds University, despite shocking evidence that Al-Quds is a place that not only tolerates, but also glorifies and encourages violence against Jews and […]

P.A.’s Abbas Confers Highest Award On Terrorist Leader Al-Wazir, Calling Him “Martyr,” “Model Of a True Fighter”

Palestinian Authority (PA) president Mahmoud Abbas has conferred the Star of Honor, the highest honor awarded by the PA, on the slain PLO terrorist chieftain, Khalil Al-Wazir (Abu Jihad).   A broadcast on PA-TV stated that “As part of President [Abbas]’ desire to honor the founding leaders and the first generation of the Palestinian revolution and […]

ZOA Condemns American Studies Association For Approving Discriminatory Boycott Of Israeli Academics

 The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) today condemned the American Studies Association (ASA), an association of some 5,000 members involved in interdisciplinary study of American culture and history, for voting by a two-thirds majority to boycott fellow Israeli academic institutions.   The executive committee of the ASA’s national council has six members, five of whom previously […]

OP-ED BY: Morton A. Klein, National President of the ZOA With Geneva, Military Force Only Remaining Option To Stop Iranian Nukes

  The interim nuclear agreement between the P5+1 (Britain, China, France, Russia, the United States as well as Germany) and Iran is a disaster. President Obama has said that this deal dramatically reduces the likelihood of war. Ironically, it increases it. It certainly dramatically increases the likelihood that Iran will develop nuclear weapons.  The Geneva […]

ZOA: Bad Deal, Doesn’t Dismantle Nuke Program, Means Military Strike Only Option To Stop Iranian Nuclear Bombs

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has issued a new statement on the Iran Geneva interim nuclear agreement between the P5+1 (Britain, China, France, Russia, the United States as well as Germany) and Iran after becoming aware of all its components.  ZOA National President Morton A. Klein said, “The Geneva nuclear interim deal with Iran […]

ZOA Questions Why AIPAC Urges No Criticism of Obama Admin. Iran Deal & Claims Deal Merely A “Difference of Strategy”

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has questioned the positions taken by AIPAC CEO, Howard Kohr, in opposing any American Jewish criticism of President Obama or anyone in his Administration for the deal signed with Iran in Geneva and stating that the Obama Administration only has a “difference of strategy” with Israel and American Jewry […]