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NY Jewish Week ZOA Op-Ed: Brooklyn Food Coop – Stop Punishing Those Fighting BDS

When the Park Slope Food Coop in Brooklyn was founded in 1973, it had a worthy mission: to make healthy and affordable food available to everyone who wanted it. But recently, the Coop appears to have lost its way. In April, it suspended four loyal, long-time members for a whole year – three of them […]

ZOA Letter in Israel Newspaper Haaretz

Don’t blame candidates for their supporters. The incoming Trump Administration has publicly committed itself to a policy of strong support for Israel, both diplomatically and militarily, including over the existential threat posed by a future Iranian nuclear weapons capacity –– but apparently, for Bradley Burston, it is Charles Lindbergh and xenophobic American isolationism all over […]

JPost Cites Dershowitz and ZOA’s Klein as Speakers at UN Conference on BDS

Hundreds of people gathered at United Nations headquarters on Wednesday night to attend a forum held by the Israeli Mission to the UN to discuss the legal fight against the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement. “We are here to send a simple message to the BDS movement: To the bullies who harass students on campus, […]

Video: Morton Klein, ZOA National President on Fox News Earlier this Morning

Morton Klein, ZOA National President on Fox News this morning, on anti-Semitism and President-elect Trump’s pick for Chief Strategist, Stephen Bannon.  CLICK TO WATCH  

Nat’l Talk Show Host Aaron Klein (No Relation to Mort) Defends Bannon

Steve Bannon is a staunch supporter of the Jewish state who is committed to fighting anti-Semitism, asserted Aaron Klein, Breitbart’s Jerusalem bureau chief. Klein was reacting to the baseless smears of anti-Semitism against Bannon, Breitbart’s former executive chairman who was named by President-elect Donald Trump earlier this week as the chief strategist of the new White […]

Charles Jacobs, Founder of David Project/APT defends Bannon

The frantic and fearful response by prominent Jewish leaders to Donald Trump’s election and to his appointment of Steve Bannon as senior advisor is unreasonable, irresponsible, and is damaging to our community.

   As Alan Dershowitz and the Zionist Organization of America explain, there is no reason whatsoever to think Steve Bannon is an anti-Semite. Quite […]

Bernie Marcus, Home Depot Founder/Pro-Israel Philanthropist Defends Bannon

The Republican Jewish Coalition is defending Breitbart News chairman and newly-named chief White House strategist Steve Bannon from charges of anti-Semitism. “I have been shocked and saddened to see the recent personal attacks on Steve,” RJC board member Bernie Marcus said in a Tuesday statement to Time. “Nothing could be further from the truth.” President-elect […]

San Diego Jewish Paper: UCSD Student Adina Wollner to Receive Award at ZOA Dinner

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) will honor one of San Diego’s top pro-Israel students at its upcoming prestigious award dinner in New York City in November. Adina Wollner, a Zionist student leader at UC San Diego, will receive the Myron Zimmerman Award for Outstanding Student Activism at this year’s Justice Louis D. Brandeis Award […]

Liberal Democrat Alan Dershowitz Defends Bannon

Alan Dershowitz, a staunch Democrat and emeritus law professor at Harvard University, is hitting back against the smears claiming White House appointee Steve Bannon is anti-Semitic, arguing it is “not legitimate to call somebody an anti-Semite because you might disagree with their policies.” Speaking in an interview with this reporter, Dershowitz stated: I think we […]

ZOA’s Klein Appears on Newsmax TV Discussing Trump

Click on image to access video Donald Trump plans to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem — an official recognition by America of the Jewish state’s capital, Morton Klein, president of the Zionist Organization of America, tells Newsmax TV. “His advisers who are friends of mine tell me that he […]