Category ZOA in the news
Wash Post: ZOA’s Klein Says Trump is Being Treated Unfairly, He’s Most Pro-Israel President Ever

President Trump on Tuesday denounced racism and anti-Semitic violence after weeks of struggling to offer clear statements of solidarity and support for racial and religious minorities. During a visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Trump read carefully from prepared remarks decrying bigotry and specifically condemning a wave of recent threats […]

Even Mort Klein, President of the Zionist Organization of America and a Leading Trump Defender, Said the President Should Issue a Statement Against the Incidents

The day a fourth wave of bomb-threatening phone calls was placed to Jewish community centers across the U.S., experts on extremism said that the lack of specific condemnation directly from President Donald Trump is encouraging the anti-Semitism. The only response to the attack, after several questions, came from the White House press secretary. And his […]

Israel Natl News: ZOA Exposes 5 Fmr Amb Friedman Critics as Biased/Hostile to Israel

Responding to the claims of five former US ambassadors who said David Friedman is “unfit” to serve as US ambassador to Israel, Zionist Organization of America President Morton A. Klein released the following statement: “It’s important to examine the harmful records and anti-Israel actions of the five left-wing, hostile-to-Israel, pro-Iran deal former US Ambassadors to […]

NY Jewish Week: ZOA Supports Trump’s Policies; ADL Doesn’t

  The Trump effect already has transformed the organized Jewish community from A to Z — literally. That is, it has changed who’s in and who’s out in terms of White House preference, from the ADL (Anti-Defamation League), a legacy institution now more in the role of outsider given its feisty readiness to openly criticize […]

JPost: ZOA Has Become Major Jewish Communal Pro-Israel Voice, Receiving Widespread Media Coverage

The first two weeks of US President Donald Trump’s administration have been more active than those of any president in recent memory. The unprecedented executive orders, not to mention the initial exchanges with other heads of state, have generated headlines that under normal circumstances could have filled the daily news cycle for several months. The […]

ZOA’s Klein Interviewed in Jewish Week on Anti-Semitism and the Executive Immigration Order

Mort Klein knows the grim truth, that the Jews are a “nation that dwells alone.” But he never quite figured how alone he, the president of the Zionist Organization of America, would be among the Jews when it came to his support for the president’s immigration policy now roiling the nation. In the wake of […]

ZOA’s Klein Quoted in NY Times Article on Israeli-Palestinian Relations

President Trump and his advisers, venturing for the first time into the fraught world of Middle East peacemaking, are developing a strategy on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that would enlist Arab nations like Saudi Arabia and Egypt to break years of deadlock. The emerging approach mirrors the thinking of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, who […]

ZOA Op-Ed on Trump Immigration Order in NY Jewish Press

The left’s confusion about what constitutes “morality” compels us to explain why President Trump’s executive order titled “Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States” is a moral act, and why the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has been speaking out in support of this executive order. Most Americans agree with the […]

BBC World Hosts Debate Between ZOA’s Morton Klein and Reform Movement’s Rabbi Eric Yoffe

We invite you to listen to the BBC World Service podcast featuring ZOA President Morton A. Klein on BBC radio in a debate with Reform Movement’s Rabbi Eric Yoffe, discussing President Donald Trump. Morton Klein featured near 8:00 Minute mark. Click HERE or on image below to listen.

OP-ED BY: Morton A. Klein and Elizabeth Berney, Esq. ZOA Op-Ed in FORWARD: ZOA Supporting Trump Refugee Ban is Moral Imperative

The left’s confusion about what constitutes “morality” compels us to respond to Forward editor Jane Eisner’s criticism of Zionist Organization of America because ZOA supports President Trump’s executive order titled “Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States.” Most Americans, according to a recent Rasmussen poll, agree with ZOA: Americans overwhelmingly favor Trump’s […]