Category ZOA in the news
Responding to Obama’s Malicious Betrayal of Israel

As predicted, on the eve of his retirement President Barack Obama betrayed Israel. The former long-standing congregant of the paranoid anti-Semitic pastor Rev. Jeremiah Wright who has a penchant for supporting to the Muslim Brotherhood, broke with forty years of U.S. bipartisan policy of protecting the Jewish state from the wolves at the United Nations. […]

ZOA Op-Ed: Barack Hussein Obama’s Anti-Semitic UN Act

It was particularly painful and frustrating seeing President Barack Hussein Obama, Secretary Kerry and UN Envoy Samantha Power’s anti-Semitic act knifing Israel in the back at the UN – because so few people listened during the months when my organization (the Zionist Organization of America – ZOA) issued press releases, had press conferences, spoke on […]

NYPost: ZOA’s Klein – Obama is Anti-Semite/Sympathizer of Islamist Terrorists

The UN Security Council passed a controversial anti-settlement resolution that condemns Israel building in occupied territories. The US abstained in the vote that was approved by 14 of the council’s 15 members to applause. The resolution first introduced by Egypt in coordination with the Palestinians calls Israel “settlement building” in East Jerusalem and the occupied […]

ZOA in Detroit Jewish News on Work Protecting Jewish Students on Campus

The U.S. Senate unanimously passed the bipartisan “Anti-Semitism Awareness Act” on Dec. 1, which will improve the enforcement of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act to protect Jewish students from anti-Semitic harassment and intimidation at federally funded schools. A companion bill has been introduced in the House. The legislation would require the Department of […]

ZOA Op-Ed in JPost: Jerusalem’s Holiness to Muslims – a Propaganda Lie

The media has been abuzz with reports that President-elect Donald Trump intends to honor his pre-election promise to act on the 1995 Jerusalem Embassy Act –– whose implementation has been deferred by six monthly waivers invoked by successive presidents, most recently last week by President Obama –– and move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv […]

Jewish Voice Calls ZOA the Most Outstanding Pro-Israel/Jewish Organization

We thought that we could not be more elated at the final tabulation of the Electoral College results that gave the presidency to Donald Trump. However, now we are truly flying high at his selection as Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, a true friend of the Jewish State. Thankfully, he will replace our current emissary […]

Center Honors Two Freedom-Fighters; Israeli Amb. Ron Dermer and Z.O.A.’s Mort Klein Deliver Major Addresses

At an elegant gala in New York City last night, the Center for Security Policy was proud to confer awards on two extraordinary men: Israeli Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer, who received the 2016 Freedom Flame, and Zionist Organization of America Communities President Morton Klein who received the 2016 Keeper of the Flame […]

ZOA’s Klein Haaretz Letter Correcting Peter Beinart’s Numerous Errors About ZOA

According to Peter Beinart, the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA), which I head, is a mostly unknown, “heavily” Orthodox organization that supports President-elect Trump’s “takeover” of the GOP, invited Trump strategist Steve Bannon to address our recent Annual Dinner and “peddles” “anti-Muslim bigotry” (‘Trump Era Heralds Final Collapse of American Jewish Center,’ Nov. 30). To […]

ZOA’s Klein Quoted in NYTimes Article About Trump Hotel Hanukkah Party

As President Obama hosted his final Hanukkah celebration at the White House on Wednesday, an umbrella organization of major Jewish groups was co-hosting another Hanukkah party less than a mile away — at the Trump International Hotel. The dueling celebrations, the latest instance of the awkward denouement of the Obama presidency and the advent of […]

Amb. Dermer and ZOA’s Klein Honored at CSP Gala

Israel’s ambassador to the US launched a scathing attack on the Southern Poverty Law Center in a speech Tuesday, calling the American civil rights organization “defamers and the blacklisters.” Ron Dermer was speaking at an award ceremony held Tuesday by the Center for Security Policy, a think tank which openly espouses anti-Islamic views and conspiracy […]