Category ZOA in the news
ZOA Exposes Lack of Balance at Philly’s National Museum of American Jewish History

You are visiting the playground with your kids or grandkids. Four kids are sitting on one end of the seesaw. The other side is empty. The seesaw, of course, is not moving, and the kids are just sitting there on the ground. Their guardians don’t want any of your kids or grandkids to sit on […]

ZOA’s Klein/Berney Op-Ed: Most Israelis Disagree With Dershowitz Support for Palestinian State

(April 25, 2019 / JNS) ZOA was pleased to honor professor emeritus of Harvard University Law School Alan Dershowitz at a recent ZOA gala. Nevertheless, we disagree with his advocacy for creating a Palestinian-Arab state. It will be an Iranian-Hamas proxy terrorist regime threatening Israel. The respected Israeli BESA Center recently explained that a Palestinian state would be a grave […]

The Jerusalem Post | ZOA Calls to Remove Rashida Tlaib from Democratic Party

The Zionist Organization of America is calling on pro-Israel organizations and “decent Americans” to urge the removal of Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) from the Democratic party and Congressional committees. “Someone who knowingly and enthusiastically consorts with the most virulent antisemites, blood-soaked terrorists and conspiracy theorists is clearly beyond the pale, or no one is beyond […]

ZOA’s Klein Landmark Testimony on Muslim Antisemitism

“We don’t want you to use your kippah in this country [Indonesia]. If you continue to use it, we’ll kill you.” —Threat to the barely ~200 Asian descent Jews in Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim nation with 229 million Muslims,, a country deemed “tolerant and moderate”, and exhibiting only an average level of extreme Antisemitism […]

Arutz Sheva: Klein Educated Congress on the Global Pandemic of Muslim Jew-Hatred

Anyone keeping abreast of the ongoing global jihad carnage—from Somalia to Stockholm— would not be surprised that “white supremacist” killings remain a marginal epiphenomenon. The most recent U.S. Department of State (USDOS) “Country Reports on Terrorism”, published September 2018, illustrates this truth, as summarized by City Journal’s Seth Barron: “…[A]lmost all the world’s extremist violence is concentrated in a […]

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 mission to Israel: a first-person account

JERUSALEM – The final week of February was an informative and enlightening time as a committed Zionist. I participated in the Zionist Organization of America Leadership Mission to Israel. It was the inaugural mission and ZOA expects to repeat this meaningful mission in 2020. While many organizations sponsor unique missions to Israel, this mission will […]

JNS: ZOA Criticizes AIPAC/ADL/AJC Hypocrisy For Condemning Otzma, But Not Extreme Israeli Arab Parties

Amid American Jewish criticism over Otzma Yehudit Party, concern arises about language By Sean Savage and Jackson Richman (February 26, 2019 / JNS) The fallout over the recent merger of Otzma Yehudit with the Jewish Home Party—a bid by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to bolster his right-wing coalition ahead of April 9 elections—appears to […]

ZOA: Ilhan Omar’s Anti-Semitism Means She Must Be Removed from House Committees | Breitbart

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) appointed the first-term Omar to the House Foreign Affairs Committee, among other assignments, last month. The ZOA calls on House Democrat leadership to (i) immediately remove Rep. Omar from her committee assignments; and (ii) call an immediate vote on Rep. Lee Zeldin’s H.Res 72, Rejecting anti-Israel and anti-Semitic […]

Breitbart: ZOA Slams ADL for Accepting Ilhan Omar’s Non-Apology for Antisemitic Rhetoric

Omar, who is one of the first two Muslim women elected to Congress, tweeted in 2012, in the midst of conflict between Israel and Palestinian terrorists in Gaza: “Israel has hypnotized the world, may Allah awaken the people and help them see the evil doings of Israel.”    Her tweet has been criticized — especially […]