Category ZOA in the news
ZOA Quoted in NY Jewish Week/Times of Israel on Amb. Haley Resignation

Nikki Haley, who announced today that she will resign from her position as the United States ambassador to the United Nations, was praised by several pro-Israel organizations as a steadfast defender of the Jewish state. Morton Klein, president of the Zionist Organization of America, called Haley’s resignation “a huge loss … a loss for the […]

OP-ED BY: Morton A. Klein ZOA’s Klein in Breitbart: World Leaders Ignore Dangers of Palestinian State

The long-standing platitude that peace can only come to Israel and Palestinian Arabs through the creation of a Palestinian state seems alive and well. Thus, at the September session of the United Nations General Assembly currently in progress, French president Emanuel Macron promoted its creation, saying that, “There is no other credible alternative to the […]

ZOA’s Klein Lengthy Quote in JNS About Israel-Boycotting Professor

A University of Michigan professor is under fire for allegedly denying a student’s request to write a letter of recommendation for a semester-long study-abroad program in Israel, claiming he could not do so because of a departmental decision supporting the BDS movement. Associate professor John Cheney-Lippold belongs to the American Culture department. Subscribe to The […]

OP-ED BY: Morton A. Klein ZOA‘s Mort Klein Article on Lessons of 25 Year Oslo Disaster

The 25th Anniversary of the disastrous Oslo Accords falls between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur – a most fitting time to reflect on its legacy. Prior to Oslo, the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) was tottering on what could have been its last legs. Its leadership was in exile and it had lost the backing of […]

Front Page NYTimes: US Reopens ZOA Lawsuit Protecting Jewish Students

The new head of civil rights at the Education Department has reopened a seven-year-old case brought by a Zionist group against Rutgers University, saying the Obama administration, in closing the case, ignored evidence that suggested the school allowed a hostile environment for Jewish students. The move by Kenneth L. Marcus, the assistant secretary of education […]

OP-ED BY: Morton A. Klein Morton Klein Book Review of “How Jewish Left Corrupts Judaism & Endangers Israel,” – Breitbart

Jonathan Neumann’s new book, “To Heal the World?: How the Jewish Left Corrupts Judaism and Endangers Israel,” is an important examination of the distorted theology employed by the radical left to lead many Jews astray. Neumann describes how radical Jewish leftists distorted and turned a minor phrase, “tikkun olam” (repairing the world), into a left-wing […]

ZOA Quoted Supporting Nation State Law – Other Major Groups Condemn It

Israel passed a nation-state law recently that affirmed Israel as the Jewish state, among other principles that have been unofficial since at least 1948. The immediate reaction to it from the American Jewish community has been mixed, but mostly negative. The National Council of Young Israel hailed the new measure. “This noteworthy bill codifies what […]

ZOA, ADL, AJC Urge Colombia: Rescind Recognition of Palestinian State

The Anti-Defamation League on Tuesday called on Colombia’s newly-elected president to nix the decision of his predecessor, in one of his final actions in the office, to recognize the “State of Palestine.” “We hope you use the power of your office to reverse this regrettable decision that stands counter to the strong ties shared by […]

OP-ED BY: Morton A. Klein Article in Breitbart: ZOA’s Morton Klein – The Orwellian Math of Palestinian Refugees

In George Orwell’s novel 1984, a totalitarian state tortures the protagonist into believing the blatantly false equation, 2+2 = 5. Unfortunately, much of the world has been indoctrinated to believe another blatantly false equation – namely, the Palestinian Arab refugee math that says 20,000 refugees from 1948 = 5.3 million refugees today. And even 20,000 may be […]

ZOA‘s Mort Klein Threatens Campaign Against Netflix – Which Then Says Won’t Run Farrakhan Documentary

A documentary featuring the notorious Louis Farrakhan will not be available to Netflix customers next month after all, with the media streaming giant citing an “internal miscommunication.” “This film will not be released on Netflix. Due to an internal miscommunication, it appeared to be scheduled for release on Netflix, but it is not,” a Netflix spokesperson […]