Category ZOA in the news
ZOA Israel Moves on Judea and Samaria Rights According to International Law

The discussion of sovereignty is now also heard on the other side of the ocean, but in order for it to take on real momentum we need Israeli statesmen to speak clearly about it. Jeff Daube, ZOA Israel Director and co-chair of “Legal Grounds” is working to provide legal and other tools to Israeli politicians […]

ZOA and 7 Other Groups Urge UCLA Chancellor to Stop Bullying of Student Leader for His Efforts to Stay Neutral on BDS

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) and a coalition of seven other national organizations sent a ZOA-authored letter last Monday to UCLA Chancellor Gene Block, urging him to finally put a stop to the months-long bullying campaign that has been waged against Milan Chatterjee, a UCLA law student and the former president of the Graduate […]

OP-ED BY: Morton A. Klein ZOA Op-Ed in Exponent: ADL’s Acceptance of Johnson Apology Unconscionable

It’s wrong for the Anti-Defamation League to have failed to condemn as blatant anti-Semitism Rep. Hank Johnson’s “termites” label for Jews living in Judea and Samaria. It’s also wrong for the ADL to have accepted Johnson’s phony apology tweet. Johnson, a Georgia Democrat, merely tweeted, “Poor choice of words — apologies for offense. Point is […]

Sunday NY Times Educ. Section Cites ZOA Work Fighting Campus Anti-Semitism

What some see as a celebration of culture through food, others see as a political statement, and an offensive one at that. Just slip an Israeli flag on a toothpick. To the Tufts chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine, last fall’s Taste of Israel was appropriation, pure and simple. “I don’t think the Palestinian […]

OP-ED BY: Morton A. Klein ZOA Op-Ed in LA Jewish Journal Opposing AIPAC Event Which Included Anti-Israel Group

It is appalling that the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) organized and conducted a panel discussion event for visiting rabbis in Jerusalem last month that gave a platform to the vicious anti-Israel propaganda group “Breaking the Silence” (“BtS”). Breaking the Silence is notorious for inventing and publishing throughout the world (and providing to the […]

ZOA Participates in Holocaust Memorial Service in Florida

One by one the names of the victims of the 1994 bombing of Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentina, the Jewish community center in Buenos Aires, were called during a memorial candle lighting ceremony. This ceremony took place during a community-wide 22nd anniversary commemoration of the AMIA bombing that killed 85 people and injured 300. The American […]

Forward: Atlanta Mayor and ZOA Reject Efforts to Align US Black Causes with Palestinians

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed pushed back on demands from local Black Lives Matter supporters for the city to boycott Israel by standing behind a police training program between his city and Israel. “I happen to believe that (Israel) has some of the best counterterrorism techniques in the world,” Reed said at a July 18 press […]

NY Jewish Week ZOA letter on ADL Promoting Israel-Bashing BlackLivesMatter

The Jewish Week article, “Jewish Groups Walk Tightrope On Racial Tensions” (July 15), understated the concern of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) about the ADL’s promotion of the #BlackLivesMatter movement.  The article said that ZOA criticized ADL’s “past relationship with Black Lives Matter members.” In fact, the ADL currently continues to promote the #BlackLivesMatter […]

FL Jewish Journal: ZOA’s Tuchman Prepares Students for College Anti-Semitism

Before the school year ended, recent high school graduates of Scheck Hillel Community School in North Miami beach learned ways to respond to campus anti-Semitism if they encounter it in college. Susan Tuchman, director of the Zionist Organization of America’s Center for Law and Justice, provided a presentation where she educated the Jewish students about […]

ZOA Letter in Forward about ZOA’s Work

Daniella Greenbaum (“Why the AIPAC Haters Have it Wrong,” 07/12/16) makes several unsubstantiated, inaccurate allegations about ZOA. ZOA is a 120-year old rational-centrist pro-Israel group. Being the only major group to have accurately predicted that the Oslo Accords and the Gaza withdrawal — and that dealing with Arafat and Abbas would never lead to peace, […]