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State Dept. Questioned about ZOA’s Criticism of its Terrorism Report

The U.S. State Department defended an annual report on terrorism under fire from pro-Israel groups for saying that a lack of hope drives Palestinian violence. Meanwhile, the umbrella foreign policy group for Jewish organizations expressed its “deep concerns” about the report, saying it shifts responsibility for terrorism from the Palestinians to Israel. “In that report […]

JTA: ZOA Calls On Secy/State Tillerson to Resign Over Israel-Hating Report On Terrorism

WASHINGTON (JTA) — The Zionist Organization of America called on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to resign over the State Department terrorism report that the ZOA called “bigoted, biased, anti-Semitic, Israel-hating (and) error-ridden.” “This Tillerson State Department Report blames Israel for Palestinian Arab terrorist attacks on innocent Jews and Americans, ignores and whitewashes the Palestinian […]

ZOA Gov’t Relations Director Dan Pollak Speaks at Arlington Nat. Cemetery

  The Jewish War Veterans (JWV) honored British General Orde Wingate on the 73rd anniversary of his death on June 25. Wingate is credited with training the earliest leadership of the Haganah, the Jewish paramilitary organization which became the core of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) prior to Israel’s independence.  Dan Pollak (pictured) of the […]

Roger Waters Accused of Peddling ‘Anti-Semitism’, ‘Hatred’ Ahead of U.S. Concert

Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters was accused of pushing anti-Semitism and anti-Israel hatred ahead of his concert in Miami on Thursday night. Waters, 73, has long been a proponent of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement that targets Israel for economic sanctions. The bass player was to perform at the American Airlines Arena as part of […]

OP-ED BY: Len Getz ZOA Op-Ed: PA Lies to American Presidents

When Mahmoud Abbas visited the White House in May, he assured Donald Trump that “we are raising our children, our grandchildren on a culture of peace.” But when President Trump met with Abbas in Bethlehem, the US leader was furious. “You lied to me,” Trump reportedly said. “The Israelis showed me that you are involved in incitement.” Indeed, there’s an abundance […]

OP-ED BY: Morton A. Klein and Daniel Mandel ZOA Op-Ed: Pres. Trump – Don’t Consider Dangerous Allen/Bauman Peace Plan

President Donald Trump entered the White House committed to finding “the ultimate deal” to bring about an Israeli/Palestinian Arab peace. Though putting himself on record in February as favoring no particular type of solution other than one that commends itself to both sides, President Trump’s advisers are now reportedly examining a plan for a Palestinian […]

ZOA Criticizes US Stadiums for Failing to Boycott Roger Waters

Attempting to turn the tables on the Israel-boycotting musician Roger Waters, the Zionist Organization of America on Friday condemned a number of leading American companies that own major stadiums across North America for hosting the former Pink Floyd singer’s current concert tour and urged them instead to dissociate themselves from him. In allowing Waters to […]

ZOA’s Klein on Radio Discussing Embassy, Jerusalem, “Occupation”

Nachum Segal Network welcomed Zionist Organization of America (“ZOA”) National President, Mort Klein to JM in the AM to discuss the US holding back on moving the embassy to Jerusalem and a host of other topics concerning the US-Israel relationship. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN   “Founded in 1897, the ZOA is the oldest pro-Israel organization […]

Article Cites ZOA Criticizing ADL for Again Signing Letter With Radical Anti-Israel Groups

Not only is the Jonathan Greenblatt era ADL failing to defend Jews, but its pandering to the left has taken it into direct solidarity with anti-Semitic organizations. The ADL signed on to a Muslim Advocates letter attacking Act for America’s anti-Sharia marches. But Act for America, unlike many of the groups that co-signed the letter, […]

ZOA’s Klein on Breitbart Site/Radio: Sen. Brown (D-OH) Falsely Calls Bannon Anti-Semitic

Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio finds himself in serious political trouble after he inaccurately accused Breitbart News Network and chief White House strategist Stephen K. Bannon of being anti-Semitic last week. Bannon is the former executive chairman of Breitbart News. Last Tuesday, Brown appeared at a Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) event in […]

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Since its founding in 1897, the Zionist Organization of America has been fighting for the Jewish people and the Land of Israel. Under the leadership of such illustrious presidents as Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis, Rabbi Dr. Abba Hillel Silver, and current National President Morton A. Klein, the ZOA has been on the front lines of Jewish activism... Continue reading