Category ZOA in the news
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 […]

ZOA Op-Ed in NY Jewish Week about Brooklyn Food Coop and 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 members from […]

Dershowitz and ZOA’s Mort Klein to Address UN Conference on BDS

On November 16th, 2016, Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon will host an anti-BDS Conference at the UN entitled “Legal Scholars Against BDS.”  This conference is the second in a series which began with a major summit in the UN General Assembly in May 2016.  At the May event, history was made as […]

JTA Article Quotes ZOA Extensively about Possible Obama Betrayal of Israel at UN

It started several months ago in anxious whispers among pro-Israel leaders. Now it has burst into the open in full-page ads in The New York Times and op-eds in The Wall Street Journal: Does Barack Obama have a lame-duck surprise in store for Israel? Or, as the Zionist Organization of America, one of the president’s […]

ZOA’s Klein Mideast Quarterly Book Review: “American Jewish Conflict Over Israel”

Recent debate among American Jews over Israel and its policies has attracted increasing attention. Waxman, a professor of political science at Northeastern University, traces the development of this debate over decades and illustrates how it has become so passionate and divisive. Using a number of polls, Waxman ably demonstrates that American Jews are much like […]

OP-ED BY: Morton A. Klein ZOA Op-Ed: Why ZOA Opposes a Palestinian Arab State

The ZOA has for years opposed the establishment of a Palestinian Arab state. Under prevailing conditions of ongoing Palestinian incitement to hatred and murder, demand for a judenrein Palestinian state and the so-called ‘right of return’ of Palestinian refugees and their millions of descendants to Israel; erasure and denial of Jewish history; assaults on Israel in […]

OP-ED BY: Susan B. Tuchman, Esq. and Morton A. Klein ZOA Op-Ed: A Troubling Silence about Anti-Semitism at the University of Michigan

For many Jewish students at the University of Michigan, their celebration of the Jewish New Year was unjustly marred by feelings of pain and ostracism.  On Rosh Hashanah, a campus group called “Students Allied for Freedom and Equality” (SAFE) erected a so-called “apartheid” wall and mock Israeli checkpoints on the Diag, in the center of […]

OP-ED BY: Susan B. Tuchman, Esq. ZOA Op-Ed: The Forward’s Responsibility to Expose Campus Anti-Semitism

Last month, The City University of New York (CUNY) released a report by two CUNY-hired lawyers to investigate allegations of campus anti-Semitism. The investigation was triggered by a 14-page letter from the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) to CUNY’s leadership, describing the anti-Semitic harassment and intimidation that students were enduring on four CUNY campuses, perpetrated […]

Israel National News: ZOA Criticizes Obama’s Wrongly Referring to “Palestinian Lands”

Despite Barack Obama’s speech last week at the UN being analyzed endlessly, there has been no meaningful reference to the way in which the president referred to Judea and Samaria. The president remarked parenthetically that Judea and Samaria are “Palestinian lands”. Only the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) responded and protested the inaccuracy in Obama’s […]

ZOA’s Klein Criticizes Huma Abedin Attack on AIPAC and Jews

Huma Abedin, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s closest aide, urged former President Bill Clinton in 2009 to reject a speaking invitation before the American Israel Public Affairs Council (AIPAC), asking his assistant in an email, do “u really want to consider sending him into that crowd?” Abedin’s comment about “that crowd” has sparked anger and consternation among Jewish and […]