Category ZOA in the news
OP-ED ZOA Quoted on Judicial Reform Passage, U.S. Jewish Groups Pick Sides – JNS / European Jewish Press

By Menachem Wecker and David Swindle The American Jewish Committee referred to the democratically passed law as “pushed through” the Israeli legislature. (JULY 24, 2023 / JNS) The same day that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was released from the hospital after pacemaker surgery, the Knesset passed a key piece of the coalition’s judicial reform […]

OP-ED ZOA Calls on Biden to Rescind ‘Horrific’ Anti-Israel Holocaust Museum Council Appointments

By Joshua Klein (JUNE 29, 2023 / BREITBART) The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) is calling on President Joe Biden to rescind the recent “horrific” appointments of leaders of anti-Israel groups to the Holocaust Museum Council — whose founding principles insist on “support for a Jewish homeland.” Zionist Organization of America head Morton Klein blasted […]

OP-ED ‘He Was an Ardent, Farbrente Zionist,’ Mort Klein Says of Late Singer/Actor Ed Ames – JNS

By Menachem Wecker (JUNE 5, 2023 / JNS) Some 15 or 20 years ago, Mort Klein, national president of the Zionist Organization of America, saw a man who looked a lot like entertainer Ed Ames at an American Israel Public Affairs Committee policy conference in Washington. “He was tall. He stood out among everyone,” Klein […]

ZOA Slams Bernie Sanders for Hosting Rashida Tlaib’s Antisemitic ‘Nakba’ Event – Breitbart

By Joel B. Pollak (MAY 14, 2023 / BREITBART) The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA), the oldest pro-Israel organization in the U.S., is slamming Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) for hosting an antisemitic event commemorating the so-called Palestinian “Nakba.” The “Nakba,” or “Catastrophe,” is an annual observance by Palestinians that denies the right of the State […]

JNS – Rev. Sharpton Said He’s Appalled by Palestinian Pay-to-Slay Policy In Meeting With ZOA’s Mort Klein & Said He Will Talk To Hakeem Jeffries & Black Caucus

By Mike Wagenheim (MAY 2, 2023 / JNS) It was an unlikely image, to say the least. Rev. Al Sharpton tweeted a photo of himself last week with Mort Klein, national president of the Zionist Organization of America. Much of the Jewish community has long considered Sharpton antisemitic for his incendiary rhetoric, accusing him of inciting violence against Jews back […]