Category ZOA in the news
ZOA’s Klein Young Israel Dinner Speech/ “Jerusalem is Not Holy to Muslims”

Zionist Organization of America President Morton Klein spoke on Thursday night at the National Council of Young Israel’s annual dinner, debunking the myth that Jerusalem is holy to Muslims. “Jerusalem was the capital of Israel, under King David, 3,000 years ago,” Klein said. “It was never, ever, the capital of any other nation except Israel. […]

OP-ED BY: Mark Levenson JNS Op-Ed: Shmuley Boteach Honors Qatar-Praising Treasury Sec’y – Yet Condemns Jews Who Made Demands of Qatar

Shmuley Boteach has written numerous recent articles, tweets and ads condemning and calling out top pro-Israel Jewish and Zionist leaders for meeting Qatari officials, even though they were simply making demands on Qatar to change its policies towards Israel and the Jewish people. Yet last week, in contradiction of this “principled” stance, he honored and gave […]

OP-ED BY: Morton A. Klein Mort Klein Op-Ed in Breitbart: AIPAC Loses Credibility by Perpetuating ‘Two-State Solution’ Myth

When America Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) CEO Howard Kohr, addressing AIPAC’s Policy Conference this past week, called for establishing a Palestinian Arab state, he inadvertently exposed a decades-old myth: that AIPAC only supports all policies of the Israeli government. Kohr unequivocally stated: “We must all work toward that future: two states for two peoples … One Jewish with secure and […]

JPost: ZOA Criticizes Solicitor General for Supporting PLO in Terrorism Case

The Trump administration sided with the Palestine Liberation Organization in a terrorism lawsuit the Supreme Court may soon consider, drawing an angry rebuke from conservatives, including one of its most steadfast Jewish community defenders, the Zionist Organization of America. In 2015, a federal jury in Manhattan ruled in favor of American victims injured in six […]

Daniel Greenfield, Pro-Israel Writer and Shillman Fellow, Praises ZOA

Twitter:   Daniel Greenfield (@Sultanknish) 3/4/18, 6:53 PM ZOA is meaningfully pro-Israel. AIPAC is just pro-AIPAC…

ZOA Quoted Condemning Iceland Proposed Circumcision Ban

The Icelandic lawmaker who proposed a controversial ban on circumcision told The Algemeiner in an interview this week that her bill does not violate religious freedom. Silja Dögg Gunnarsdóttir of the Progressive party recently introduced the legislation in the Icelandic Parliament, where it is currently being debated. It proposes a blanket ban on male circumcision […]

OP-ED BY: Susan B. Tuchman, Esq. and Alan Jay ZOA Op-Ed in Jersey News: Moving US Embassy to Jerusalem is Step Toward Real Peace

Last month, when President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, he made it crystal clear why:  “This is nothing more, or less, than a recognition of reality. It is also the right thing to do. It’s something that has to be done.” Trump was right.  He was finally doing what Presidents Clinton, Bush and […]

OP-ED BY: Sharona Whisler ZOA Op-Ed in Florida Paper: J Street is Not Pro-Israel

Rabbi Bruce Warshal’s recent op-ed “Intolerance is a Grievous Stain on Jewish History,” specifically mischaracterizes the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA), the oldest pro-Israel organization in the country, dedicated to Israel advocacy and the safety and security of Israel. ZOA is non-partisan: ZOA members, officials, staff, speakers, and honorees come from all streams of Judaism […]

Detroit Jewish News: ZOA Dinner was Extraordinary

It was the 119th Louis D. Brandeis Award national dinner of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) and the energy and passion in the room was palpable. Held at New York City’s Grand Hyatt Hotel, the array of honorees and speakers was impressive. Honorees included U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, former Democratic Senator Joe […]

OP-ED BY: Morton A. Klein ZOA’s Klein Op-Ed in FORWARD: Pence’s Great Pro-Israel Knesset Speech

In his historic speech to the Knesset in Jerusalem, Vice-President Mike Pence reaffirmed American recognition that Jerusalem is Israel’s capital, described the Jewish people’s 3,000-year-old unbreakable bond with Jerusalem, stated that the US will transfer the US Embassy to Jerusalem by the end of 2019, thereby having chosen “fact over fiction,” called upon Mahmoud Abbas’s […]