Category Press Release
ZOA: Rescind NSC Appointment of Israel-Bashing, Hamas-Recognizing Robert Malley

The ZOA has expressed concern at the news that President Barack Obama is appointing Robert Malley, a former U.S. diplomat, an Israel-basher, advocate of U.S. recognition of major, unreconstructed terrorist groups Hamas and Hizballah, and proponent of containment of Iran (i.e., not preventing them from attaining nuclear weapons) as senior director at the National Security […]

ZOA Grateful that Student Who Threatened Murdering Jews Left SFSU and Police Investigation Underway

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) expressed gratitude today that Mohammad Hammad, a student and the president of the anti-Israel student group at San Francisco State University (SFSU) – General Union of Palestinian Students (GUPS) – is no longer a student at SFSU.  The ZOA is also pleased to learn that the San Francisco Police […]

Sec. Kerry’s Munich Speech Falsely Claimed No Israelis Murdered by Pal. Terrorists Last Year

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has made further criticisms of Secretary of State John Kerry’s Munich speech last week, in which he appeared to threaten Israel with isolation and boycott and Palestinian violence if peace talks fail. Rather than condemning these, Secretary Kerry suggested that these would be natural outcomes of Israeli non-acceptance of […]

ZOA Critical of Pres. Obama’s Exec. Order Permitting Immigrants with “Limited” Terrorist Connections

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) is strongly critical of President Barack Obama’s decision to issue an executive order permitting immigrants to the United States who have provided “limited material support” to terrorists who are believed to pose a threat to the U.S. The ZOA believes that weakening a major and obvious legal precaution against […]

ZOA Praises Scarlett Johansson for Repudiating BDS Pressure to Dissociate from Judea/Samaria-Based SodaStream

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has praised actress Scarlett Johansson for her moral stance in resisting the extremist, anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) group’s pressure to drop her endorsement of SodaStream, the Israeli company which operates a factory in Ma’ale Adumim in Judea, a city of 50,000 Jews directly adjacent to Jerusalem beyond the […]

ZOA Strongly Critical of Sec. Kerry Legitimizing Boycotting Israel

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) is strongly critical and concerned by a recent statement by Secretary of State John Kerry, implying that it is understandable and even appropriate that countries may boycott Israel and that Israel will be diplomatically abandoned by the U.S. if it fails to acquiesce in Kerry’s deeply flawed and unrealistic […]

ZOA: Obama’s State Of Union Misleads On Iranian Nuclear Threat

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has expressed criticism and concern at President Barack Obama’s observations and assertions regarding Iran and its nuclear weapons program in his State of the Union address. The ZOA has pointed to five misleading claims on Iran in President Obama’s speech:  1. Since the Geneva agreement in November, Iran’s nuclear […]

Obama Treats Enemy Dictatorships Better than Ally Israel

 Last week, it leaked that Israel’s Defense Minister, Moshe Ya’alon, had privately described Secretary of State John Kerry as “obsessive and messianic” in his quest to broker an Israeli/Palestinian peace settlement. The Obama Administration angrily rejected Ya’alon’s words as “offensive and inappropriate,” demanding and receiving an apology. Yet, only weeks earlier, Yasser Abed Rabbo, a […]

New Poll: Americans Show Overwhelming Support For Israeli Positions –– Oppose Obama’s Positions

A new poll of American public opinion has found that the vast majority of Americans support Israel on virtually every major issue concerning the Israeli/Palestinian situation, while opposing the positions of the Obama Administration. Additionally, only 31% of Americans believe president Barack Obama is a close and reliable friend of Israel. By a ratio of […]

ZOA Criticizes Sen. Feinstein For Falsely Stating Iran Sanctions Bill Allows Israel To Determine U.S. Timetable For Going To War

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has criticized Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) for falsely stating in the U.S. Senate this week that the bipartisan Nuclear Weapons Free Iran Act could manipulate the U.S. into war, since it would “let Israel determine when and where the United States goes to war.”  ZOA National President Morton A. […]