Category ZOA in the news
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 […]

OP-ED BY: Susan B. Tuchman, Esq. and David Kadosh ZOA Op-ed in Berkeleyside News: Did Pro-BDS Councilwoman Illegally Use Israel Views as Basis for Appointment?

It should go without saying that every appointment to a city government position must be based on qualifications alone, not on someone’s personal political beliefs that have nothing to do with the effective administration of the city’s affairs. Yet consider Berkeley City Councilwoman Cheryl Davila, an open supporter of the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions […]

OP-ED ZOA Op-ed in JNS: Banning BDS Groups is Necessary & Just

Israel’s decision to finally ban 20 of the worst organizations leading the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement is necessary for the country’s security, and is sensible and just. BDS is a political and economic warfare movement, often combined with violence and intimidation, that is aimed at eradicating the Jewish state. No sovereign nation should […]

ZOA Florida Director Quoted on New Anti-Semitism Definition

Bal Harbour Mayor Gabriel Groisman describes the support he’s received from the South Florida community regarding the recent passage of the village’s anti-Semitism definition ordinance, which expands police officers’ ability to investigate such anti-Semitic incidents as hate crimes, as overwhelming. This ordinance was passed unanimously by the Bal Harbour Village Council on Dec. 13 and […]