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JPost Quotes ZOA about J Street

J Street came under fire Sunday after opening its fifth annual conference in Washington over the weekend with a call for Jewish organizations to distinguish between Israel and the West Bank, including in fundraising. “We plan to challenge Jewish communal institutions to remember the physical and symbolic significance of the ‘Green Line,’” said Jeremy Ben-Ami, […]

ZOA’s Mort Klein Quoted in NY Jewish Week that Israeli Concessions Won’t Bring Peace

Analysts said they believe American Jews would like to see a new Israeli government to help re-cement ties with the Obama administration. “I think American Jews will probably feel more relieved at this juncture if [Labor head Isaac] Herzog ends up forming the next government,” observed Alon Ben-Meir, a professor of international relations at the […]

OP-ED BY: Morton Klein and Daniel Mandel Op-ed: Without Senate Approval, Next President Can Void Iran Deal

The Obama Administration, Vice President Joseph Biden in particular, has waxed indignant over a letter co-signed by 47 Republican senators to the Iranian leadership warning that, without Congressional approval, any agreement on the Iranian nuclear program signed by President Barack Obama will be subject to reversal by a future president. Biden accuses the Republicans of […]

Words Matter: Why Obama Wants to Suppress the Truth on Terrorism and Iran

With electrifying passion and fury, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls vehemently denounced anti-Semitism before the French National Assembly recently, offering a blistering reproach to his countrymen for showing insufficient “outrage” at the “unacceptable,” “intolerable,”and “shameful” targeting of Jews. “History has taught us that the awakening of anti-Semitism is the symptom of a crisis for democracy […]

Stop Connecting Anti-Semitism and Anti-Zionism With Islamophobia

Many practitioners of Islam reject Jewish sovereignty and consider Jews (and Christians) to be dhimmis – treated as second-class citizens. Arabism or Arab nationalism reject Zionism. This is the harsh reality. Within mainstream Judaism, there is no such analogue. But the media – especially the liberal mainstream media – is reflexively prone to link anti-Semitism […]

ZOA’s Mort Klein Speaking at Christian Pro-Israel Rally in Omaha – Organized by Former Imam

Dr. Mark Christian grew up in Egypt the son of a Muslim Brotherhood spiritual leader, physician and military officer, with all the privileges and pressures that came with that elite status. By the age of 12 he’d memorized more than 70 percent of the Quran. He was a child imam who studied in Cairo’s best […]

Cover Story about Mort Klein’s Life in the Jewish Standard

Of course, in some senses it is not at all a true statement, nor a fair one. The organization is growing, it is establishing regional branches, and here in northern New Jersey its regional director, Laura Fein, is working actively and visibly to establish the ZOA in what is likely to be fertile ground for […]

ZOA Quoted in Time Magazine

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, who calls himself “America’s Rabbi,” apologized for his organization’s ad claiming that White House National Security Advisor Susan Rice is complicit in genocide. “Susan Rice has a blind spot: Genocide,” says the ad, which ran a full page in the New York Times Saturday. The ad says she “stood by” as genocide […]

ZOA Quoted in Foreign Policy Magazine About Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer

The White House’s simmering anger at Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has erupted into a series of increasingly personal attacks on the Israeli leader, with National Security Advisor Susan Rice labeling Netanyahu’s upcoming speech to a joint session of Congress “destructive” to the U.S.-Israeli relationship and Secretary of State John Kerry publicly mocking the Israeli […]

ZOA Quoted in Boston Herald about Israeli PM Speech

The Obama administration and Benjamin Netanyahu continued to trade jabs over nuclear talks with Iran on the eve of the Israeli prime minister’s controversial address to Congress. Last night National Security Advisor Susan Rice defended the talks as the only viable option for protecting Israel’s security. “We are keeping all options on the table to […]