Category ZOA in the news
Newsweek Magazine Quotes ZOA’s Klein About Pope Recognizing PA State

It’s a day of mourning and memory, and one that shows the other side of Israeli independence. In 1948, as war raged across the former British colony, more than 700,000 Palestinians fled or were forced from their homes during the fighting. Few would ever be permitted to return. For Palestinians, Friday was the 67th day […]

Article Exposing Orange County Jewish Federation’s Troubling Actions – Praises ZOA’s Jewish Activism

In defense of recent criticism for attacking Jewish activists on the University of California, Irvine (UCI) campus, the leadership of the Jewish Federation of Orange County (JFOC – ed. note: Irvine is in Orange County, California) attempted to vindicate themselves and affirm their “pro-Israel bona fides” in the media.  Certainly, many of JFOC’s actions, past and present, […]

In 2009, ZOA Predicted: Obama Will Be Most Hostile President to Israel

President Barack Obama’s refusal to take a stand on protests in Iran stands in sharp contrast to demands he has made on Israel, Morton Klein, president of the Zionist Organization of America, says in a Newsmax interview. “I think he should take a strong stand to support the protesters in Iran who want to transform […]

Israel National News Op-ed Praises ZOA Position on Pope Recognizing PA Terror State

A few days ago, before his deplorable meeting with PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas,  the Vatican choose to recognize the “State of Palestine” in a historic move severely criticized by Israel. The Zionist Organization of America rightly condemned it as “the Pope recognizing Jew/Christian-Hating Palestinian State”. There is nothing new under the sun. Despite the fact that there are […]

Article from Catholic Blog Supporting ZOA Position Against Pope Accepting PA/Hamas Terror State

First Cuba, now the Palestinians. Pope Francis is a man on a mission. But what is his mission exactly? The rhetoric and body language, the gracious gestures, the incessant smiles and compliments give the impression of a selfless leader determined to broker peace, cooperation and tranquility. In Cuba, Israel, and all over this chaotic, disunited […]

ZOA’s Klein Quoted in NY Times about Meaning of Vatican Recognition of PA/Hamas State

The practical effect of the Vatican’s decision to sign a treaty recognizing the state of Palestine is debatable, but it is a symbolic victory for Palestinians who are struggling to keep alive their dream of a Palestinian state, which has been thwarted by the Israeli government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The Vatican has effectively […]

Washington Post Quotes ZOA’s Concerns about Pope Endorsing PA State

The Vatican announced a treaty Wednesday that reaffirms Palestinian statehood, a step that immediately drew Israeli criticism and stirred alarm that an activist Pope Francis was advancing the Palestinian cause at Israel’s expense. The agreement, being finalized in Rome by a group called the Bilateral Commission of the Holy See and the State of Palestine, […]


The Most Significantly Forgotten Component of Israeli-Arab Relations

The Mount of Olives (Har Hazeitim in Hebrew) in Jerusalem has been used as a Jewish cemetery for more than 3,000 years. Approximately 150,000 Jewish people are buried there, including some of the greatest Jewish leaders, prophets, and rabbis of all time. Thus the Mount of Olives is by far the largest and most important […]

ZOA Mentioned in Baltimore Jewish Times about BDS Bill and Senator Ben Cardin

Amendments targeting European anti-Israel trade activities were adopted unanimously in the House and Senate finance committees last week. Sens. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) and Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Ill.) authored amendments discouraging European trading partners from engaging in boycotts of Israel or Israeli-controlled territories. Cardin’s amendment was accepted in a 26-0 roll call […]