Category ZOA in the news
Wider Definition of Judaism Is Likely to Aid Crackdown on Colleges

WASHINGTON — An executive order signed Wednesday that extends civil rights protection to Jews is likely to strengthen the hand of President Trump’s Education Department, where the department’s civil rights chief has been investigating some of the nation’s most elite universities for anti-Jewish bias. Mr. Trump, at a Hanukkah celebration at the White House, opened […]


The Zionist Organization of America’s national president Morton A. Klein savaged German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s administration on Monday for failing to confront the Iranian regime’s antisemitism. “It seems that, come what may, foreign leaders like Chancellor Merkel this past week, would rather say or do anything else other than state and condemn the obvious fact […]

ZOA Opposes World Jewish Congress Honoring Germany’s Merkel

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) opposes the World Jewish Congress (WJC)’s decision to honor German Chancellor Angela Merkel with the Herzl Award. The ZOA firmly believes that a foreign leader who continues to support the disastrously flawed 2015 Iran nuclear deal, which will enable the Iranian regime in time to become a nuclear weapons […]

ZOA Expresses Concern About Trump Removing Troops from Syria

Jewish and pro-Israel groups reacted unfavorably to U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision on Sunday evening to withdraw U.S. forces from northeast Syria, ahead of an expected invasion by Turkey against Kurdish forces. The White House announced the withdrawal on Sunday, following a call between U.S. President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, eliciting […]

Caroline Glick cites ZOA: “American Jewry’s Days of Reckoning”

On September 29, President Donald Trump set out his nationalist political philosophy in his address before the UN General Assembly. Arguing that the nation-state is the best guarantor of human freedom and liberty, Trump set up a contrast between “patriots” and “globalists.” “The future does not belong to globalists,” he said. “The future belongs to […]

JNS: Jewish and pro-Israel groups, leaders react to news of Greenblatt resignation

Jewish and pro-Israel community leaders and groups reacted to the White House announcement on Thursday that U.S. Middle East special envoy Jason Greenblatt plans to resign within the coming weeks. “Mr. Greenblatt has played a pivotal role over the last two years in strengthening the U.S. Israel relationship and in working on ways to seek […]

EXCLUSIVE: Top Pro-Israel Organization Slams Linda Sarsour For Smearing ‘Israel And The Jewish People’

Zionist Organization of America President Morton Klein slammed Linda Sarsour over her smearing of pro-Israel Americans, in a statement provided Tuesday exclusively to The Daily Caller. “Sarsour will make up any story, any lie, to blame, demonize and smear (BDS tactics) Israel and the Jewish people,” Klein told TheDC. “Sarsour is the one who stands […]

Jewish Standard Article on ZOA’s Klein’s Upcoming Speech in Teaneck, NJ

Activist Morton A. Klein, the longtime president of the Zionist Organization of America, does not mince words. And when he offers his strong opinions about Israel and anti-Semitism, he’s ready with facts and figures to buttress his claims. For example, in discussing BDS — the movement, flourishing on college campuses, that seeks to discourage people […]

ZOA JPost Letter: ZOA is Pro-Israel, J Street is Anti-Israel

ZOA and JStreet: No comparison Your article about the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations (CoP) (“Who is William Daroff, the Next CEO of the Conference of Presidents?” August 6) falsely and inaccurately states that the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) was “accepted” into the CoP. The ZOA was not voted into the […]

Article Condemning Antisemitic NYTimes Editor Quotes ZOA

A New York Times spokesperson has responded hours later to a Breitbart News investigation into racist and antisemitic comments one of its political editors made on Twitter, saying the comments violate the newspaper’s standards and it is considering what to do next. The statement, provided to The Wrap and quoted on Twitter by CNN writer […]