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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 […]

Jpost: ZOA Urges Retraction of ADL’s Praise of Phony Apology by Israel-Hater Rep. Omar

Head of ADL Jonathan Greenblat was slammed for lauding a statement by Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar [Dem] in which she distanced herself from allegations of antisemitism, claiming in a Tweet from January 22 that she used an “antisemitic trope” unknowingly in 2012 when she said during a CNN interview that “Israel has hypnotized the world” […]

Jewish Press: ZOA Open Letter Urging Boycott of Airbnb for Boycotting Jews in Judea/Samaria

Dear Chairman Chesky: I am writing to you on behalf of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA), the oldest pro-Israel organization in the United States. Airbnb’s announcement on November 19 that it will delist hundreds of Jewish homes in Judea and Samaria was outrageous. This new policy amounts to blatant anti-Semitism and unlawful discrimination, and […]

OP-ED BY: Morton A. Klein and Susan B. Tuchman, Esq. ZOA Op-Ed: Jewish Leaders Must Urge Students: Use Title VI to Fight Anti-Semitism

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently reopened the civil rights case that the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) filed against Rutgers University. The student-backed case followed from the university’s failure to address the harassment and discrimination that Jewish students endured, in violation of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, […]

ZOA Florida To Honor Heroes For Israel

ZOA Florida is very excited to announce its first fundraising dinner, chaired by new board member Liz Brauser and honoring “Heroes for Israel,” Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, and Rabbi Eliot Pearlson and his wife, Judy. The dinner will take place on the evening of Sunday, December 16th, at the Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center. David Webb, Fox […]

OP-ED Mort Klein Op-Ed in Breitbart: There Is No Israeli ‘Occupation’- It’s Not Arab Land and 98 Percent of Palestinian-Arabs Live Under Arab Rule

The U.S. Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, recently made headlines for using the term “alleged occupation” during an interview with the Jerusalem Post. Palestinian Authority (“PA”) dictator and Holocaust denier Mahmoud Abbas condemned the term “alleged occupation” and then falsely proclaimed that there is an Israeli “occupation of the territory of the state of Palestine” and variations […]

JNS : ZOA Calls for Stronger Action Against Hamas

Jewish and pro-Israel groups are reacting to the latest round of violence in Gaza after Hamas launched nearly 400 rockets into Israeli civilian areas since Sunday, following the death of an Israeli special-forces soldier. On Monday night, one man was reported killed and two women injured in the city of Ashkelon when a rocket fired from the Gaza […]