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Broward County Adopts IHRA Definition of Antisemitism

ZOA Is Proud of Working with Broward County to Adopt the IHRA Antisemitism Definition ZOA Florida commends the Broward County Commission (Commission) for adopting the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism at its meeting on September 20, 2022. In March 2022, ZOA Florida urged the Commission to pass an ordinance that would […]

In Interview JNS Editor J. Tobin & Cornell Law Prof. W. Jacobson Slam ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt as Promoting Antisemitic Ideology & Must be Fired

By Jonathan S. Tobin (SEPTEMBER 15, 2022 / JNS) The revelation that the school curricula being distributed by the Anti-Defamation League as part of their anti-hate programs are filled with critical race theory teachings is shocking, says JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin. But when seen in the context of everything that has happened during the Jewish […]

U.S. Amb. to Israel Thomas Nides Endangers Israel’s Security & Interferes with Israeli Sovereignty, Violating International Law

Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) President Morton A. Klein released the following statement: Under binding international law, ambassadors and other persons receiving diplomatic immunity in a foreign country are required “to respect the laws and regulations of the receiving state” and “not to interfere in the internal affairs of that State.” (Vienna Convention on Diplomatic […]

ZOA Had Condemned Famed Filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard as An Antisemitic Israel-Hater, Dies At 91 – Jerusalem Post

By Andrew Lapin (SEPTEMBER 14, 2022 / JTA) In 2010, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced plans to award French-Swiss filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard an honorary Oscar. Many in the Jewish community revolted. Calling on the Academy to rescind the Oscar, the right-wing Zionist Organization of America called Godard a “virulent antisemite,” arguing that Godard had […]

Anti-Israel Speech From Clifton Board Of Education Commissioners In New Jersey Results In Legal Action | The Jewish Press – | Eve Glover | 12 Elul 5782 – September 7, 2022

By Eve Glover (SEPTEMBER 7, 2022 / JEWISH PRESS) On May 20, 2021 during a monthly Clifton, NJ school board Zoom meeting where topics such as social distancing and lunch pricing were discussed, Clifton Board of Education commissioners Feras Awwad and Fahim Abedrabbo used their platforms to engage in vitriolic speech against Israel. A war […]

ZOA Honored at Commemoration of the 125th Anniversary of the First Jewish Congress

A MEMORABLE MILESTONE IN ISRAEL’S HISTORY Merely a few days passed since the Jewish world and also the non-Jewish world celebrated the 125th anniversary of the first Zionist Congress, the birth of modern Zionism. The relevance of this monumental event must be viewed in the context of today’s situation in the land of Israel, the […]

Jewish Israeli Voters Have Moved Significantly Rightward in Recent Years, Data Shows – ISRAPUNDIT

By Carrie Keller-Lynn (AUGUST 29, 2022 / ISRAPUNDIT) Israel’s right-wing Jewish voter base has grown from 46% before the April 2019 election to 62% now, ahead of November’s vote, according to an analysis of self-reported political affiliation by the Israel Democracy Institute. The growth has been mostly at the expense of the political center, although the left […]

ZOA & ZOA National President Morton A. Klein are Honored at 125th Anniversary Celebration of the First World Zionist Congress in Basel, Switzerland

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) released the following statement: On August 29-31, 2022, exactly 125 years after the founders of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) represented American Jewry at the inspirational First World Zionist Congress convened by Dr. Theodor Herzl in Basel, Switzerland, the ZOA is revisiting Basel and participating in the WZO’s […]

Popular Israeli Singer Aviv Gefen Apologizes for Left Wing Views – Now Supports Judea Samaria-Israel Natl News

By Avraham Fried & Aviv Geffen (AUGUST 25, 2022 / ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) A historic moment. Popular Israeli singer Aviv Geffen on Wednesday evening performed in Beit El together with hasidic singer Avraham Fried, and gave a personal monologue in which he apologized to the audience. “It’s very exciting to be here. I went through a […]

Former ZOA Israel Rep — Meet Dan Illouz, the Likud’s New Advocate for Anglo Immigrants – JNS

By Maayan Hoffman (AUGUST 22, 2022 / JNS) In 1949, shortly after the founding of the State of Israel, Montreal-born Dov Yosef, a graduate of McGill University law school, became Israel’s first Canadian Knesset member and minister. Seventy-three years later, Montreal-born Dan Illouz has secured the “immigrant” slot on the Likud Party list and hopes […]