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Cancel Culture Even Infects Beautiful Synagogue Prayer for Israel- Israel Hayom Oped by ZOA’s Morton Klein

By Morton A. Klein The Prayer for the State of Israel merely specifically asks for the success of the efforts of the defenders of our holy land.  Even if a rabbi dislikes a current Israeli government, his congregation should surely be able to pray for the success of efforts to protect Israel from her enemies. […]

ZOA Criticizes Herzog‘s “Phony Compromise” Partisan Far-Left Proposal for Israel’s Supreme Court Which Retains Their Undemocratic Power

Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) National President Morton A. Klein and ZOA Director of Research & Special Projects, Liz Berney, Esq. released the following statement: The Zionist Organization of America is deeply disappointed by ceremonial Israeli President Isaac Herzog for his Orwellian speech on March 15, 2023, falsely claiming to offer a “golden mean” “compromise” […]

ZOA’s Morton Klein and Others Met with Finance Minister Smotrich

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA), the oldest pro-Israel organization in the United States, was founded in 1897. Its presidents have included Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis, Rabbis Abba Hillel Silver and Stephen Wise. ZOA is also a charter, founding member of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations. Recently, ZOA President […]

ZOA’s Morton Klein Quoted in NY Times on Judicial Reform

Israel’s Judicial Overhaul Plan Ignites Debate Among American Jews (MARCH 8, 2023 / NY TIMES) — An Israeli government effort to weaken the country’s judiciary, which critics call a threat to the nation’s democratic foundations, is drawing unusually pointed protest from American Jewish leaders and organizations, including ones that generally avoid commenting on internal Israeli […]

ZOA’s Mort Klein Israel Natl News Interview on Judicial Reform & More

By Yoni Kempinski (MARCH 7 / ARUTZ SHEVA) Speaking about the issue of judicial reform, Zionist Organization of America President Morton Klein tells Israel National News that the United States government has no right to interfere in internal Israeli policy. “Israel is a sovereign country. As Menachem Begin said, ‘Israel is not a banana republic.’ They […]

Why AIPAC’s and Other’s Refusal to Meet Israeli Finance Minister Smotrich is a Harmful Mistake

If AIPAC and the Conference of Presidents and Other Jewish Groups Can Meet With Terrorist Jew-Haters Arafat And Abbas, They Can Surely Meet With Israeli Patriot Minister Of Finance Smotrich Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) National President Morton A. Klein released the following statement: The refusal of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) and […]

ZOA’s Mort Klein Op-Ed: Amb. Tom Nides Should Not Interfere in Israel’s Domestic Affairs

By Morton A. Klein (MARCH 8, 2023 / JNS) U.S. Ambassador to Israel Thomas Nides has persisted in interfering in Israel’s internal affairs, egregiously violating the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Affairs, which requires diplomats to “respect the laws and regulations of the receiving state” and “not to interfere in the internal affairs of that State.” […]

ZOA and Other Groups’ Letter to Gov. Kathy Hochul: Serious Consequences Are Needed for Brutal Anti-Jewish Hate Crime

March 7, 2023 The Honorable Kathy Hochul Governor of New York State Executive Chamber NYS State Capitol Building Albany, NY 12224 Honorable Eric Adams Mayor of the City of New York City Hall New York, NY 10007 Honorable Alvin L. Bragg, Jr. Manhattan District Attorney One Hogan Place New York, NY 10013 The Honorable […]

ZOA’s Mort Klein in JPost: Cancel Culture Comes to the Conference of Presidents

Conference leadership mission had no elected officials or spokespeople from Judea and Samaria speak, even though issues concerning these Jewish communities are constantly being debated. By Morton A. Klein (MARCH 2, 2023 / JERUSALEM POST) Several days ago, I returned to the U.S. from attending the annual leadership mission of the Conference of Presidents of […]