Category ZOA in the news
JNS – ZOA Organizes 30 Jewish Groups: Sends Letter to 165 Colleges Urging Fighting Campus Antisemitism

Thirty organizations, led by the Zionist Organization of America, have sent a letter to 165 colleges and university presidents across the United States, calling on them to address antisemitism on their own campus. “Many Jewish students are feeling harassed, afraid to express their Jewish identity—including their support for Israel—and afraid for their emotional well-being and […]

Stuart Force, Whose Son Taylor Was Murdered by a Palestinian Who Will Now Receive a Pension Urges Joe Biden: Don’t Resume Funding Terrorist Palestinian Regime

Stuart Force, whose son Taylor was killed by Palestinian terrorists during a visit to Israel, is urging former Vice President Joe Biden not to resume assistance to the Palestinian Authority (PA) if elected in November. In a campaign launched by the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) on Monday, Force defended the Taylor Force Act, named […]

World Israel News Interview With ZOA’s Mort Klein on Ice Cube, Antisemitism, Jewish Leaders, and More

Mort Klein, who has served for nearly three decades as head of the Zionist Organization of America, has achieved a name recognition in the Jewish world that goes beyond the United States. Klein has been in the news recently for his outspoken opposition to Black Lives Matter, his conflicts with liberal Jewish leaders and even […]

Breitbart: ZOA Sets Up Hotline for NYTimes & Other Journalists Experiencing Antisemitism

The ZOA was reacting to the resignation of Times opinion editor Bari Weiss on Tuesday, who left the Times over what she alleged was an increasingly intolerant environment, including antisemitism directed toward her: “My own forays into Wrongthink have made me the subject of constant bullying by colleagues who disagree with my views. They have called me a Nazi and a […]

FrontPageMag: Jewish Groups Wrongly Attack ZOA’s Mort Klein for Exposing BLM’s Antisemitism

Note: When ZOA forwards a “ZOA in the News” article, it is not necessarily an endorsement of every statement in the article. After Black Lives Matter – Los Angeles, a hate group which has partnered with the Nation of Islam and whose lead organizer praised Farrakhan, led a protest that resulted in mass attacks on Jewish schools, […]

ZOA LA Jewish Journal Letter: ZOA’s Student Critics, Defending HIAS’ Resettling Muslim Jew Haters, are Soros-Funded J St Radicals

A recent Journal online story reported on a letter that maligned me and my organization (Zionist Organization of America) for opposing the election of HIAS chair Dianne Lob to become chair of the COP (Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations). The letter misleadingly identified its signers as caring “young Jews.” In fact, these “young […]

JNS: HIAS and ZOA Trade Charges as Conference of Presidents Battle Escalates as ZOA Urges HIAS Removal from Conference

Long focused on acting as the unified voice to the American Jewish community, the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations is facing its biggest test yet amid an escalating dispute among several longtime member organizations stemming from the selection of Dianne Lob as its next chairperson. The main actors are HIAS (formerly the […]

Newsweek: Biden Under Fire from Jewish Groups for Palestinian Aid Plans as Anti-War Activists Press for Cuts to Israeli Military

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) and the Coalition for Jewish Values—a Jewish organization and rabbinical group respectively—have criticized presumptive Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden’s proposal to resume U.S. economic funding and security assistance to Palestine. Conversely, a coalition of anti-war groups sent Biden an open letter on Monday, signed by 51 organizations, urging him […]

JNS: “ZOA‘s Support for Israel Far More Robust, Uncompromising, Outspoken Than Other Mainstream Jewish Groups”

Should Jewish communal organizations aim to achieve consensus above all or bear witness to the truth? Both in the Diaspora and in Israel, Jews are divided over politics, religion and worldview. These arguments, moreover, generally carry an emotionally fraught sub-text; that the opposing side threatens to undermine Jewish security and the existence of the Jewish […]