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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 […]

Morton Klein’s Written Congressional Testimony on the Recognition of Israeli Sovereignty Over the Golan Heights

ZOA National President Morton A. Klein testified before the House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on National Security in July of 2018, where he urged the recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights.    Click here to view Morton Klein’s written congressional testimony.

ZOA Student Israel Trip Visits Residents of Judea/Samaria (West Bank)

A group of Jewish students from the US came to hear about Judea and Samaria and the Jewish pioneers in the town of Esh Kodesh in Binyamin. The trip was organized by the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) The ZOA group that visited Israel included 30 students, who heard a lecture from Attorney Nati Rom, […]

Wash. News Article: ZOA’s Morton Klein and Amb. Dore Gold Testify Before Congress Urging U.S. Support of Israeli Sovereignty of Golan Hts.

Congress is renewing efforts to press the Trump administration into recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the contested Golan Heights region on Israel’s northern border with Syria, bucking efforts by GOP leadership to kill the effort, according to conversations with lawmakers. The House’s National Security Subcommittee, led by chairman Rep. Ron DeSantis (R., Fla.) will hold a […]

ZOA Hosts Pollster Frank Luntz

Local ZOA Chapter Hosts Frank Luntz July 11, 2018 From left: Steve Feldman, ZOA Greater Philadelphia Chapter executive director; ZOA National President Morton Klein; guest speaker Frank Luntz; and Greater Philadelphia ZOA Co-President Lee Bender On June 26, the Zionist Organization of America’s (ZOA) Greater Philadelphia Chapter presented “An Evening With Frank Luntz,” featuring the […]

OP-ED BY: Morton A. Klein Mort Klein in Breitbart Urges Nations: Leave UN Human Rights Council

Last week, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley attempted to have the U.N. Human Rights Council cease its perpetual preoccupation with condemning Israel. But our European allies would have none of it. Europe refused to join the U.S. in seeking to terminate the Council’s permanent agenda item devoted to Israel –– the only […]

LA Jewish Journal: ZOA Demands Firing of MSNBC Host for Anti-Semitic & Other Comments

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) is calling for MSNBC to fire host Joy Reid for promoting “sinister anti-Semitic canards” in old blog posts. The June 11 statement on the ZOA’s website highlights old posts from Reid in which she echoes former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s statement that Israel doesn’t have a right to exist, […]