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ZOA Urges HIAS: End HIAS’s Partnership With Hamas-Linked, Designated Terror-Financier “Islamic Relief” Group

Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) President Morton A. Klein, ZOA Chair Mark Levenson, Esq., and ZOA Director of Special Projects Elizabeth Berney, Esq. released the following statement: The recent revelations about Islamic Relief Worldwide (“IRW”) trustee and director Heshmat Khalifa’s antisemitic Facebook posts should serve as a reminder that HIAS should end HIAS’s “partnerships” and “collaborations” […]

JPost: ZOA & Others Call on NAACP Leader to Resign Over Antisemitism

Prominent leaders of Philadelphia‘s Jewish community called for the resignation of the president of the city’s NAACP chapter after he shared an antisemitic post on his Facebook page, local ABC News affiliate WPVI reported. In a post that has since been deleted, the NAACP Philadelphia chapter’s president Rodney Muhammad allegedly shared an image of rapper Ice […]

JNS: ZOA President and Ice Cube Talk Antisemitism by Phone

Ice Cube had an almost-two-hour conversation with Zionist Organization of America national president Mort Klein following recent anti-Semitic tweets by the rapper and film actor. Klein told JNS on Tuesday that a mutual friend, whom Klein declined to specifically name for privacy reasons, told him that Ice Cube (whose real name is O’Shea Jackson) didn’t like being […]

ZOA Praises Sec’y Pompeo Saying Sovereignty Decision on Judea-Samaria Is Up to Israel

Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) President Morton A. Klein and ZOA Chair Mark Levenson, Esq. released the following statement: The ZOA praises Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for his statement at this morning’s press briefing confirming that Israel’s exercise of sovereignty over the historic and lawful Jewish lands of Judea-Samaria is an Israel decision.  Secretary Pompeo […]

ZOA Praises Bipartisan Lawmakers’ Rebuke of Twitter for Giving a Platform to Terror Groups Hamas and Hezbollah

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) praised a bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers for objecting to Twitter’s policy of allowing Hamas and Hezbollah – both U.S.-designated foreign terrorist organizations– to post content on the social media platform. In a September 17, 2019 letter to the CEOs of Facebook, YouTube and Twitter, U.S. Reps. Josh Gottheimer […]

The Jewish Advocate: ZOA Stands Up for Students’ Right to Be Proud Jews and Zionists

When I arrived in America, in New York, in 1955, it was particularly comfortable being openly Jewish. Public schools were closed on Jewish holidays, and the Jewish milieu was evident. I came to Massachusetts in 1960 to attend MIT. It was my first encounter with a varied American population, and yet the Jewish current was […]

The Daily Wire: Rashida Tlaib Attacks President Of Pro-Israel Group. He Flattens Her.

Morton Klein, the President of the Zionist Organization of America, slammed Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) for trying to smear him on Monday night ahead of Congressional testimony he is scheduled to give on Tuesday on hate crimes and white nationalism. Tlaib, who has come under criticism for promoting anti-Semitism, tweeted: “@HouseJudiciary will hold a hearing tomorrow […]

ZOA to Emory University: Take Strong Remedial Steps After SJP Threatens and Intimidates Jewish Students

Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) strongly urged President Claire E. Sterk of Emory University to take significant action following the distribution of mock eviction notices by Emory Students for Justice in Palestine (ESJP) on April 2, 2019, which caused Jewish students to feel threatened and intimidated.  The notices contained false information calculated to incite hatred […]

OP-ED ZOA Article: Democratic Party Fails To Condemn Antisemitic Reps. Omar, Tlaib, AOC

Perhaps the most remarkable and disquieting aspect of the revelation that 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders is employing three senior advisers with records of involvement in anti-Semitic incidents is the disinterest it has engendered in Democratic circles across the board. First, it emerged that Senator Sanders’ campaign manager, Faiz Shakir, and his senior […]

ZOA Government Relations Department Instrumental in Helping Rep. Perry (R-PA) with Letter Requesting Extradition of Sbarro Pizza Bomber

ZOA Government Relations Department Director Dan Pollak and Deputy Director Joel Kassiday were instrumental in helping Rep. Scott Perry (R-PA) gain the signatures of 19 bipartisan lawmakers on a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo requesting the extradition to the U.S. of Alhan Aref Ahmad-Tamimi from Jordan. Al-Tamimi has been charged by the U.S. […]