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ZOA Applauds Leading African Amer. Activists/Ministers For Standing with Israel

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) applauds and thanks Star Parker and a group of prominent African America ministers who bravely spoke out to chastise the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) for its intended boycott of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s upcoming address to Congress on March 3. During last Thursday’s National Press Club Event, organized […]

Dershowitz Article in WSJ Supporting Netanyahu’s Iran Speech

As a liberal Democrat who twice campaigned for President Barack Obama , I am appalled that some Democratic members of Congress are planning to boycott the speech of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on March 3 to a joint session of Congress. At bottom, this controversy is not mainly about protocol and politics—it is about […]

ZOA lay leader Lee Bender and Israel Director Jeff Daube Warn about Developments on Mt. of Olives

ZOA Israel News, Call for American Jewish Involvement The Mount of Olives: The Most Significantly Forgotten Component in Israeli-Palestinian Arab Relations by Lee Bender (Q&A with Jeff Daube)   Lee S. Bender is co-President of ZOA-Greater Philadelphia District, and co-author with Jerome Verlin of Pressing Israel: Media Bias Exposed From A-Z (Pavilion Press, 2012). The […]

Times of Israel Article: ZOA Criticizes Jewish Groups for Opposing or Silence on Netanyahu Iran Speech

The right-wing Zionist Organization of America suggested Monday that some American-Jewish groups’ behavior surrounding Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s planned address to Congress is similar to that of the “Jewish leaders of the 1930s,” in reference to the lack of unity and organization in the American-Jewish community in the years leading up to and during the […]

Condemnation of Speaking on Iran Reminiscent of Speech on Nazi Threat

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) issued the following statement today: Anti-Defamation League (ADL) leader Abe Foxman’s and Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) president Rick Jacobs’ shameful condemnation of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for accepting the invitation to speak to a joint session of Congress about the Iranian nuclear threat to Jews and the […]

OP-ED BY: Morton Klein and Liz Berney ZOA Op-ed in Israel’s Largest Newspaper Correcting Falsehood About WZC Elections

Harold Goldmeier’s article on the World Zionist Congress elections, “Making the WZO Relevant Again,” falsely claims that the Zionist Organization of America filed election complaints to disqualify slates that “even merely favor” a Palestinian state or take positions that are “not to ZOA’s liking.” Although the ZOA is opposed to a terrorist Palestinian Arab state, […]

ZOA’s Daube Reflects on the True Goal of BDS, The Destruction of Israel

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement has announced that it will bring convicted terrorist Leila Khaled to South African next month for a speaking tour, drawing harsh condemnations from the country’s Jewish community. Khaled, now 70, is a former member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and took part in two airplane […]

ZOA Chief Discusses Paris Attacks

Though he came to Palm Beach Synagogue to address, “Orwellian Lies about Israel,” the recent massacre of Jewish hostages in an east Paris kosher market became the leading topic of Zionist Organization of America National President Mort Klein’s Jan. 13 discussion. “If the only people murdered in that terrorist attack were Jews, the world wouldn’t […]

ZOA Student Reflects on the Holocaust and Israel Advocacy

My purpose here at ZOA was not clear until recently. I applied to come on this student leadership mission trip because I felt I was at a disadvantage on campus when it came to Israel advocacy. This trip was supposed to be a learning experience for me, and it ended up being just that. Today, […]

ZOA’s Mort Klein Interview on Israel National News about EU Court Removing Hamas from Terror List

The European Union’s (EU) removal of Hamas from its terror blacklistsets a precedent for allowing anti-Semitism in Europe to run rampant, Morton Klein, National President of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA), stated Wednesday.  “This both encourages and legitimizes Islamic terrorism and Islamic murder against Jews and others, and it sends a message to Islamic killers that Europe doesn’t care about […]