Category Press Release
The Antisemitic Record of Tides Foundation, Which New Temple U President Jason Wingard Chaired, Is Far Worse than Previously Reported

Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) President Morton A. Klein released the following statement: Last week, I urged my alma mater, Temple University, where I also taught mathematics, to terminate Jason Wingard from his powerful position of Temple University president, to stop Wingard from potentially bringing Tides’ antisemitic, Israel-hating and Israel-demonizing mission to Temple’s programs, appointments, and community. […]

Sen. Hawley, Others Want Another Hearing on Another Biden Anti-Israel Nominee

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) and seven colleagues sent a letter to Senate Small Business Committee Chairman Ben Cardin (D-Md.) calling for an additional hearing on Dilawar Syed, President Biden’s nominee for SBA deputy administrator. The senators’ concerns come from recent inflammatory statements from Emgage Action, a vocally anti-Israel political action committee […]

ZOA Concerned by ADL’s Dangerous/Harmful/Inaccurate/Inadequate Statements About Arab War Against Israel, Etc.

Commentary Magazine’s new, eye-opening article, “The Jews Who Are Complicit in Jew-Hatred,” by Seth Mandel, condemns Anti-Defamation League (ADL) leader Jonathan Greenblatt’s recent inadequate statements and silence while radical Democratic Congresspersons Alexandria Ocasio-Cortex (AOC), Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, Ayanna Pressley, and Cori Bush spouted blood libels inciting hatred against Jews and Israel, and while House Speaker […]

ZOA Clarifies AZM Democracy & J Street Issues; Concerned Extremist Ameinu May Bring in Anti-Israel NGOs

Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) President Morton A. Klein, Chair Mark Levenson, Esq., and ZOA Director of Special Projects Elizabeth Berney, Esq. released the following statement: The ZOA proudly congratulates ZOA Coalition member Lori Lowenthal Marcus, Esq. on her election at last week’s AZM biennial assembly, to become an officer (Secretary) of the American Zionist Movement […]

OP-ED ZOA’s Tuchman/Klein Op-Ed: Fighting Years of Antisemitism at Major Virginia Public School District

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) sent a letter to the superintendent and school board of Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) last week, documenting years of antisemitism in the district. Parents contacted the ZOA after FCPS failed to rebuke and punish a school board member, Abrar Omeish, for using her school board position for personal […]

ZOA Action Alert: Stop Natl Education Assn. Anti-Israel Resolutions at Upcoming Mtg.

ZOA ACTION ALERT:  Three Million American Teachers to Consider Becoming Advocates for Palestinian Arabs in Their War Against the Jewish State of Israel  ALERT: The National Education Association, a labor union with some three million members, teachers, and in other capacities ranging from pre-kindergarten to undergraduate college education, will vote on two virulently anti-Jewish items […]

ZOA Supports Sen. Cruz Opposing Support and Funding for Palestinian Arab Terrorist State in New Bill

Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) and its National President Morton Klein strongly commend Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) for his principled stand in withdrawing his sponsorship of the “Israel Relations Normalization Act of 2021.” Unfortunately, over the objections of several members of the committee, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee rewrote the bill to declare it is U.S. […]

OP-ED Mort Klein’s JNS Article: ZOA Urges Temple Univ: Rescind Jason Wingard’s Appt. as New President, Since He’s Chair of Antisemitic Tides Foundation

(JUNE 24, 2021 / JNS) As a two-degree alumnus of Temple University in Philadelphia and national president of the Zionist Organization of America, I cannot remain silent regarding the recent appointment of Dr. Jason Wingard—chair of the anti-Israel, antisemitic Tides Foundation—to be Temple University’s next president. Under Wingard’s leadership, Tides has been funding and elevating organizations and individuals […]

Led by ZOA, Over 30 Groups Urge University Leaders: Adopt IHRA Antisemitism Definition

Spearheaded by the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA), a coalition of 31 organizations sent a detailed letter to the leaders of approximately 350 colleges and universities across the U.S., urging them to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism.  The IHRA definition includes a core description of antisemitism as “a certain perception […]