Category ZOA in the news
ZOA Represented by Sharona Whisler in Boys Town Jerusalem Bike Ride

The late Kenny Schwartz was a long-time leader of the local Jewish community and passionate about Boys Town Jerusalem (BTJ) and bike riding. Before losing his battle to pulmonary and cardiovascular disease in August, 2014, Schwartz, who resided in Hollywood at the time of his death, was the driving force for a charity bike ride […]

JPost: ZOA Files Complaint Against WZC Hatikvah Slate for Promoting BDS

The Zionist Organization of America has accused several candidates running for seats in the Zionist Congress of supporting boycotts against Israel. According to the right-wing group, members of the left-leaning Hatikvah Slate have falsely claimed to combat the BDS movement, while instead actively supporting its aims. Elections determining the composition of the upcoming 37th Zionist […]

ZOA Chief Discusses Paris Attacks

Though he came to Palm Beach Synagogue to address, “Orwellian Lies about Israel,” the recent massacre of Jewish hostages in an east Paris kosher market became the leading topic of Zionist Organization of America National President Mort Klein’s Jan. 13 discussion. “If the only people murdered in that terrorist attack were Jews, the world wouldn’t […]

The Jewish Voice Endorses the ZOA Slate at the WJC

On January 13 through April 30, 2015, American Jews will be voting for the delegate slates for the 2015 World Zionist Congress.  The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA), America’s oldest Jewish organization, is running an impressive slate headed by ZOA’s national president Morton Klein and Irwin Hochberg (past Chairman of the UJA-UJC Jewish Federation of […]

Jewish News Service Reports on ZOA Complaint About BDS Groups Running in WZC Election

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) filed a complaint with the World Zionist Congress that calls for the disqualification of a slate of progressive groups from the Congress’s upcoming election over those groups’ support of sanctions and boycotts against Israel.   ZOA objected to the eligibility of Ameinu and Partners for a Progressive Israel (PPI), […]

JPost Article Highlighting ZOA’s Alert toYeshiva University of Cyberattack Threat

A month after North Korean hackers allegedly infiltrated Sony Pictures’ corporate network and posted confidential data in retaliation for a film portraying the assassination of their country’s dictator, Jewish organizations in the United States began preparing themselves for the possibility of coming under cyber attack themselves. The Anti-Defamation League – in conjunction with the National […]

ZOA Israel Director Quoted in J Post about EU’s Removal of Hamas from Terror List

Jewish Communities throughout Europe and across the world condemned a decision by a European Union court on Wednesday to remove Hamas from a list of terrorist organizations. In its decision, the General Court of the European Union, the bloc’s second-highest tribunal, said member states could maintain their freeze on Hamas’s assets for three months to […]

Major Article About ZOA Fight Against Carnegie Mellon/U. of Pittsburgh Anti-Israel Project

If an art project that was supported and funded by a major university targeted and demonized African-Americans or Latinos or homosexuals, Susan Tuchman is “virtually certain” that such a project would not be condoned and legitimized by that university’s officials. “They would rightly condemn it and disassociate from it,” said Tuchman, the director of the […]

ZOA’s Mort Klein Interview on Israel National News about EU Court Removing Hamas from Terror List

The European Union’s (EU) removal of Hamas from its terror blacklistsets a precedent for allowing anti-Semitism in Europe to run rampant, Morton Klein, National President of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA), stated Wednesday.  “This both encourages and legitimizes Islamic terrorism and Islamic murder against Jews and others, and it sends a message to Islamic killers that Europe doesn’t care about […]

Article about ZOA Co-Sponsorship with Fla. Jewish Museum of Pro-Israel Film

The documentary “Body and Soul — The State of the Jewish Nation” is making its local premiere at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. The Zionist Organization of America collaborates with the Jewish Museum, 301 Washington Ave. in Miami Beach, on Dec. 22 at 7 p.m. for the screening of award-winning director Gloria Greenfield’s new documentary. […]