Category ZOA in the news
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, […]

JPost: ZOA Trains Activists to Counter False Campaigns Spread by BDS

Sitting in a classroom at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya, a group of some 30 North American undergraduate students watched a news flash broadcast on the aggressive behavior taken by the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement on US campuses. As the report concluded, the students, on a two-week organized trip by the Zionist Organization of America, […]

JBS TV: JPost’s Isi Leibler on ADL’s Greenblatt, J Street, Jewish Leaders

ZOA praised at 23 minute mark.  For viewing please click HERE.   

Op-ed by ZOA’s Mark Levenson: State Should Place Conditions on Companies Boycotting Israel

It is the correct decision for the state of New Jersey to join nine other states and enact S1923/A925, legislation calling for the divestment of state pension funds from companies engaged in boycott of Israel and Israeli business. The legislation serves both as an important anti-discrimination provision, and it protects and promotes New Jersey’s robust […]

Forward Quotes ZOA’s Klein on Supreme Court Immigration Ruling

Uncertainty will continue to hound millions of immigrant families after the Supreme Court failed Thursday to reach a decision on the legality of President Barack Obama’s executive orders on immigration, pro-immigrant Jewish groups say. Texas, along with 25 other states, challenged Obama’s 2014 immigration policy deferring deportation for certain undocumented immigrants, saying it violated the […]

ZOA Noted as Group Students Should Call on for Legal Help

Hate has infiltrated my beloved alma mater, University of Michigan. Like my alumni friends, it’s hard for me to fathom that the hate on campus is directed toward people like me, a Jew and a supporter of Israel. We, the Jewish community, must show the university that we care about each other, our safety, and […]