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ZOA Letter to Yeshiva U. President About Anti-Semitic Scheme

December 16, 2014   VIA EMAIL   Mr. Richard M. Joel, President Yeshiva University Office of the President 500 West 185th Street, Belfer Hall 1200 New York, NY  10033   Dear President Joel: We write to alert you to a troubling scheme specifically targeting Yeshiva University, which was brought to our attention yesterday.  The scheme, […]

Scholastic letter

December 10, 2014   Ms. Kyle Good Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications and Media Relations Scholastic Inc. 557 Broadway New York, NY 10012   Dear Ms. Good: I write on behalf of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA), the oldest and one of the largest pro-Israel organizations in the U.S.  Much of the ZOA’s work […]

ZOA’s Amicus Brief to U.S. Supreme Court Cited in Commentary Magazine

Next Monday, the Supreme Court will hear oral argument again in Zivotofsky v. Kerry, on the constitutionality of the law allowing Jerusalem-born Americans to have “Israel” as their place of birth in their passports, if they so request. The administration argues the Constitution’s “Reception Clause” (which provides the president “shall receive Ambassadors and other public Ministers”) gives […]

New Poll: Israelis Believe Pres. Obama’s Nuclear Deal With Iran Will Hurt Israel

A new poll has shown that Israelis are overwhelmingly of the view that President Barack Obama’s impending nuclear deal with Iran will hurt Israel. According to a New Wave poll, conducted for the newspaper, Yisrael Hayom, 48% of Israelis believe President Obama’s nuclear  deal with Iran will prove to be harmful to Israel, while only […]

ZOA Criticizes Kerry’s Absurd Statements Blaming Israel for Increased Instability

New York, October 22, 2014: The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has criticized Secretary of State John Kerry for making repeated, absurd statements blaming Israel for increased terrorism and instability in the Middle East. In a recent speech at a White House ceremony for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, Secretary Kerry said the Israeli/Palestinian […]

ZOA Letter to Sears’ President Demands Stopping Sales of Swastika Ring

[NOTE: The following letter was written to condemn Sears’ sale of ring with swastika symbol. Sears has now removed the item from online circulation and taken down accompanying links.]  October 13, 2014   Dear Mr. Lampert:   We were appalled to learn that swastika rings are available for purchase on the Sears website.  Shockingly, these […]

Forward Article Quotes ZOA’s Mort Klein Remarks at D.C. Pro-Israel Rally

Published October 06, 2014. Benjamin Netanyahu’s comparison between ISIS and Hamas, repeated in recent weeks from every podium in the U.S. and in every TV network interview, gained little traction with the Obama administration which made clear it does not see the two terror groups as equal. But it resonated well with at least one audience: Christian supporters of […]

ZOA Deeply Critical of Obama’s Threat To Israel re Building in Jerusalem

October 3, 2014 The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has expressed strong criticism of President Barack Obama for disgracefully threatening Israel with isolation and perhaps even a rupture in the U.S./Israel relationship by stating that Israel’s decision to build 2,500 apartments in the Givat Hamatos neighborhood in eastern Jerusalem “distance Israel from even its closest […]

Former U.S. Attorney General, Daniel Pearl’s Father Speak Out Against ‘Klinghoffer’

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 — The cool elegance of the Metropolitan Opera’s opening night, precursor to a controversial season featuring John Adams’ “The Death of Klinghoffer,” was countered this week by a heated Jewish protest outside Lincoln Center.               An estimated crowd of 1,500 to 2,000, according to the protest’s organizers, were effusive in their […]

Israel Can’t Entrust Security To International Peace-Keepers

In recent days, a small fixture of Middle East ceasefire monitoring disintegrated, with scarcely anyone noticing. The United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF), the multinational force that had monitored the Israeli/Syrian ceasefire lines since 1974, disappeared as though it had never existed. Yet, in the view of Secretary of State John Kerry, an Israeli/Palestinian peace […]