Category ZOA in the news
ZOA Op-ed: Obama Tactic on Israel – Lie then Retract

After weeks of murderous Palestinian stabbing attacks upon innocent Israelis, how has the Obama Administration responded?  Although Israel has been killing or apprehending knife-wielding terrorists, while Mahmoud Abbas’ Palestinian Authority (PA) has been inciting and glorifying their acts of murder, the Administration presents both sides as morally equivalent, while insinuating or even asserting Israeli responsibility. Obama officials have been […]

Washington Post Quotes ZOA on Kerry Meeting with Bibi

Secretary of State John F. Kerry is planning to tackle the Israeli-Palestinian conflict again, as he departs Wednesday evening for Europe and the Middle East, where he will hold a series of meetings to try to help quell a wave of violence in Israel. His first stop is Germany, where he will meet with Israeli […]

JPost: ZOA Only Jewish Group Speaking Out Against Obama’s Hostility Toward Israel

It is now evident that, by and large, the Jewish establishment has adopted a policy of deafening silence in relation to the virulent one-sided political attacks and sins of omission by the Obama administration concerning our barbaric adversaries. It is only the outspoken Zionist Organization of America and minor fringe groups that have been directly […]

ZOA Letter in Jewish Papers: J Street College Pres. is Pro-BDS Israel Hater

A Decidedly Unpresidential Profile   In your profile of J Street U new president, Amna Farooqi, you accept at face value Farooqi’s assertion of “loving Israel” (“J Street U’s New Muslim President,” Sept. 24). But absent from your profile were some disturbing facts. First, Farooqi does not merely criticize the “occupation” (98 percent of Palestinians […]

ZOA Praised in Article about AIPAC

With the introspection of the YamimNora’im behind us, and as we look ahead to what 5776 may bring, it’s impossible to avoid the sobering—even frightening—significance of recent events in Washington. Many in our community are asking, “What can be done to protect Israel? What can I do?” Together with a group of policy experts, political […]

Israel Natl News – ZOA Discusses Reason Obama Stopped Kerry/Power from Attending Netanyahu UN Speech

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s powerful speech in the United Nations last week was largely upstaged by the murderous Palestinian terrorist attack wave that began less than two hours later. However, two announcements by the Zionist Organization of America have returned the speech – during which he glared at the General Assembly delegates from around the […]

ZOA Quoted in Jewish Week Article on Netanyahu Shift

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s blistering United Nations speech last week in which he chastised the General Assembly for its “deafening silence” following Iran’s recent pledge to destroy Israel within 25 years was also used as a signal that he wants to mend ties with President Barack Obama. “Even though he did not spend a […]

ZOA Letter to Haaretz: About Free Speech on Campus

It’s the Israel bashers who quash free speech In response to “Pro-Palestinians accuse Israel advocates of muzzling dissent on U.S. campuses,” September 30. The reports that anti-Israel groups have issued, claiming that the ZOA’s legal advocacy suppresses free speech, are ludicrous. Ironically, it is the Israel bashers on campus who muzzle and suppress Jewish and […]

African-American ZOA Campus Staffer’s Experience of African Child Soldiers, Made Him a Zionist

I recently became friends with someone who survived the civil war in Sierra Leone.  His name is Pandit Mami.  Pandit works for the Zionist Organization of America, and travels to campuses helping pro-Israel student groups.  I volunteer for several pro-Israel student groups in Missouri, so I agreed to be Pandit’s driver.  Pandit is a little […]

JNS: Quotes ZOA on Reading Between the Lines of Obama’s Jewish and Muslim Holiday Messages

In a recent statement, Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) President Morton A. Klein noted what he perceived to be a discrepancy between President Barack Obama’s holiday messages to Jews and Muslims. For Rosh Hashanah this month, Klein believes Obama “lectured” the Jewish people on the Palestinian issue, stating, “We are required to atone where we […]