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ZOA’s Klein Letter in Wall St. Journal on Why No Peace

A sovereign state run by Mahmoud Abbas’s terror-rewarding and supporting Palestinian Authority isn’t an “existential necessity.” Rather, it would be simply another international beggar state that in time would fall into the hands of jihadists like Hamas, just as stronger regimes like Syria and Iraq have imploded into warring jihadist factions. Israel’s “growing pariah status” […]

ZOA Florida Director Quoted Criticizing Anti-Israel Play

The unhappy voices have spoken and the Michael-Ann Russell Jewish Community Center in North Miami Beach responded to them. As a result, the MAR-JCC decided to cancel the remaining performances of its Cultural Arts Theatre’s recent production of the drama “Crossing Jerusalem” mid-way through its run after many in the community advocated passionately to put […]

JPost: ZOA Urges Action After Jewish Students Harassed on New York City Campuses

The Zionist Organization of America has issued a formal letter to Chancellor of the City University of New York James B. Milliken on Wednesday, urging him to act against the harassment of Jewish students at four CUNY colleges over the past months. Students reported being attacked by members of the pro-Palestinian group Students for Justice […]

Daily Caller: ZOA Criticizes Sanders for Trivializing Holocaust

Zionist Organization of America president Morton Klein is urging Bernie Sanders to personally apologize because one of his economic advisers said on Wednesday blacks and Latinos suffered a “financial Holocaust” under Barack Obama. Klein said Sanders has a “unique obligation” to not let surrogates “trivialize” the Shoah because the secular Jewish socialist lost many family […]

Algemeiner Journal: ZOA Demands CUNY Investigate SJP, an Anti-Israel Student Group’s Hateful, Violence Provoking Activities

Jewish students face a hostile and intimidating climate across the campuses of The City University of New York (CUNY), according to a letter that a pro-Israel advocacy group wrote to CUNY this week and shared with The Algemeiner. The 14-page letter, penned by the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA), documented incidents at four of the […]

NY Daily News Supports ZOA: Investigate CUNY Palestinian Group (SJP) Promoting Jew Hatred and Fear

A complaint that a pro-Palestinian group has created a climate of fear for Jewish students on City University campuses demands full investigation by Chancellor James Milliken. Students for Justice in Palestine has become a vocal presence in at least four colleges — Hunter, Brooklyn, John Jay and Staten Island. Its protests have included anti-Semitic rhetoric […]

Major NY Post Article: ZOA – ‘Jew Haters Spread Fear at CUNY Colleges’

Jewish students at four City University of New York campuses are being harassed and intimidated by a pro-Palestinian student group, and the university isn’t doing enough to protect them, according to a leading advocacy group. The Zionist Organization of America sent a 14-page letter to CUNY’s chancellor and board of trustees claiming members of Students […]

ZOA’s Klein at Conference of Jewish Leaders in Israel Quoted in JPost

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu must reach an agreement with US President Barack Obama’s administration on a new Memorandum of Understanding governing US military aid to Israel as soon as possible, opposition leaders Isaac Herzog and Yair Lapid told the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations this week. Netanyahu briefed the cabinet last week […]

OP-ED BY: Morton A. Klein and Daniel Mandel ZOA Op-Ed in JPOST: Both Labor and Likud Now Oppose Palestinian State

In a recent Knesset debate, despite the customary efforts of the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Labor Opposition Leader Isaac Herzog to differentiate their political positions, it emerged that actually both oppose creating a Palestinian state under prevailing conditions.    Prime Minister Netanyahu’s position on this is well-known ever since he stated as much last year, in the […]

OP-ED BY: Morton A. Klein & Susan Tuchman, Esq. ZOA Op-Ed in J Weekly: Double Standard Prevails Amid Threats to U.C. Berkeley Jews

After years of urging the University of California Board of Regents to take a strong stand against campus anti-Semitism, the regents will soon be issuing a statement that will hopefully address the problem in a meaningful way. But as regent Bonnie Reiss eloquently stated at the board’s November meeting, the hostile climate for Jewish students […]