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Rep. Elise Stefanik Accepts “Dr. Miriam & Sheldon G. Adelson Defender of Israel Award” at ZOA Florida Sold-Out Packed Gala

From the Office of Rep. Elise Stefanik March 18, 2024 Davie, FL – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik was honored with the “Dr. Miriam and Sheldon G. Adelson Defender of Israel Award” at the Zionist Organization of America’s “Heroes of Israel” Gala where she also delivered remarks. Dr. Miriam Adelson presented Congresswoman Stefanik with the award. Excerpts of […] ZOA to Honor Chris Ruddy, Rep. Elise Stefanik, Rep. Brian Mast, Dr. Paul Tartell, Dr. Miri Adelson at Fla. Awards Dinner March 17. Register Now.

(March 11, 2024 / Newsmax) The ZOA, the nation’s oldest pro-Israel organization, will award Newsmax CEO Christopher Ruddy its Zionist Hero Award this coming Sunday in Florida. The Zionist Organization of America will hold its gala “Heroes for Israel” awards in Davie, Florida, as it convenes during Israel’s Oct. 7 War with Hamas. Mort Klein, […]

ZOA Condemns Hungary for ‘Disgraceful’ Pact with Iran | Newsmax

By Mark Swanson (February 23, 2024 / Newsmax) Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó was in Tehran this week to sign a bilateral agreement that will develop economic cooperation between the countries, a move that earned the surprise of security analysts in the West and the scorn of the top pro-Israel organization in the U.S. Szijjártó […]

OP-ED “Broadway Cares” Charity Misleadingly Gives Funds to Hamas-Controlled Gaza, But Not Israel –

By Susan B. Tuchman, Esq. and Morton A. Klein Susan B. Tuchman is the director of the Zionist Organization of America’s Center for Law and Justice. Morton A. Klein is the national president of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA). (FEBRUARY 19, 2024 / JNS) If you’re a Broadway theater fan, you’re probably familiar with […]

Breitbart: ZOA Blasts Reform Jewish Leader’s Demand that Israel Accept Hostile Palestinian ‘Terrorist State’

President of Union for Reform Judaism Rabbi Rick Jacobs Has Been Wrong on Supporting Oslo & the Gaza Withdrawal & Israel-Hating Black Lives Matter & Condemning Mort Klein for Condemning BLM By Joshua Klein (FEBRUARY 11, 2024 / BREITBART) President of the Union for Reform Judaism Rabbi Rick Jacobs has been persistently wrong on countless […]

Exclusive: ZOA Slams Biden’s Push for Palestinian ‘Major Terrorist’ State

Urgent: Call Your Congressmembers at (202) 224-3121 to Oppose a Palestinian Arab State:  By Joshua Klein (FEBRUARY 1, 2024 / BREITBART) Israelis, like Americans, would never support a jihadist state on their border, according to Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) head Morton Klein. He slammed the Biden administration on Thursday for its continued push for the […]

JNS – In Senate Hearing, ZOA’s Mort Klein/Others Quoted Opposing Federal Appeals Court Nominee Who Was on Board of Antisemitic, Israel-Hating Group

Greenblatt’s ADL & Deutch’s AJC Shockingly Supports Nominee By Andrew Bernard (JANUARY 18, 2024 / JNS) Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Committee on the Judiciary traded accusations of Islamophobia and “playing the race card” on Thursday over the nomination of a Muslim-American lawyer with ties to what one senator described as “a mouthpiece for […]

JTA’s Dec. 1993 Article on ZOA’s Election of New President Morton Klein 30 Years Ago Today

By Larry Yudelson (DECEMBER 13, 1993 / JTA) The Zionist Organization of America has expressed its dissatisfaction with the progress of Israeli-Palestinian peace accords by electing a hard-line activist as the organization’s president after a hard-fought campaign. Morton Klein of Philadelphia defeated incumbent James Schiller on Sunday in what was described as a close vote. […]

OP-ED Ethiopian-Born Ex-‘Miss Israel’ Calls BLM ‘Jew-Haters’ as Mort Klein Did Years Ago Before Reform’s Rabbi Jacobs & Conservatives Blumenthal Attacked Mort for it — JNS

ZOA president demands that Jewish leaders in America denounce BLM’s “anti-Israel and anti-Jew positions.” By Amelie Botbol (OCTOBER 22, 2023 / JNS) The Chicago chapter of Black Lives Matter (BLM) posted an image of a paraglider in mid-flight with a Palestinian flag on Oct. 10. The tweet was perceived by many as a glorification of […]