Category ZOA in the news
OP-ED UPenn Insults Jews During High Holy Days, With Jew-Hating, Israel-Bashing Event – American Thinker by ZOA Phila. Chapter Pres. Lynn Lechter, Esq.

By Lynne Lechter (SEPTEMBER 18, 2023 / AMERICAN THINKINER) Religious and lots of less observant Jews worldwide are celebrating what are known as the High Holy Days or the Days of Awe — starting with the celebratory Rosh Hashanah, the New Year, and ending with a 25-hour fast on Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement […]

ZOA Quoted in Phila. Jewish Exponent on U Of P Jew-Hating, Israel-Bashing Conference

By Jarrad Saffren (SEPTEMBER 12, 2023 / PHILADELPHIA JEWISH EXPONENT) The Palestine Writes Festival is “the only North American literature festival dedicated to celebrating and promoting cultural productions of Palestinian writers and artists,” according to And a quick perusal of the speaker list will show that most of these writers and artists are dedicated […]

NY Sun Quotes ZOA’s Mort Klein Criticizing Israel’s Opposition Leader, Yair Lapid’s Meeting with Top Biden Aides

It’s an ‘insult to the elected government of Israel,’ the president of the Zionist Organization of America, Morton Klein, tells the Sun. By Anthony Grant (SEPTEMBER 5, 2023 / THE NEW YORK SUN) Sometimes, apparently, Skype just won’t do. Israel’s opposition leader, 59-year-old former journalist Yair Lapid, flew to Washington Monday for a fast-paced series […]

OP-ED Biden Giving Iran $6 Billion Will Only Lead to More Terrorism: ZOA’s Mort Klein’s Israel Hayom Op-ed

No one believes for a moment that Iran’s mullahs will use billions of dollars of new wealth for humanitarian purposes. By Morton A. Klein, ZOA National President (AUGUST 15, 2023 / ISRAEL HAYOM) The Zionist Organization of America strongly criticizes the Biden administration’s giving billions of dollars to the terrorist Islamic Republic of Iran. In […]

OP-ED Workers Circle Quits Conference of Presidents – ZOA Quoted – JNS

By Menachem Wecker (AUGUST 2, 2023 / JNS) The Workers Circle, a 122-year-old progressive Jewish nonprofit known in earlier days as the Workmen’s Circle, notified the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations that it is resigning its membership, as of Aug. 2. It cited the conference’s “failure to condemn the Israeli parliament’s recent steps to […]

OP-ED ZOA Quoted on Judicial Reform Passage, U.S. Jewish Groups Pick Sides – JNS / European Jewish Press

By Menachem Wecker and David Swindle The American Jewish Committee referred to the democratically passed law as “pushed through” the Israeli legislature. (JULY 24, 2023 / JNS) The same day that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was released from the hospital after pacemaker surgery, the Knesset passed a key piece of the coalition’s judicial reform […]