Category ZOA in the news
Washington Times Notes ZOA’s Mort Klein Key Speaker at Huckabee Rally in Wash. D.C.

 The Washington Times – Saturday, October 4, 2014 The insistent evangelical voice will ring out soon, and very close to the U.S. Capitol building. Scheduled for Sunday afternoon in Upper Senate Park, it’s the Rally for Israel, organized primarily by potential White House hopeful Mike Huckabee and Penny Nance, president of Concerned Women for America. “It’s time for the […]

Compared to Iran, ISIS is a ‘Junior Varsity’ Team

Published by Algemeiner October 5, 2014 10:16 PM Last month, in a primetime national address, President Obama laid out his four-pronged strategy to “degrade and ultimately destroy ISIS.” The U.S. military has already begun to carry out the President’s directive; airstrikes against ISIS positions in Iraq have increased and we can likely expect a prolonged […]

Arutz Sheva: ZOA Letter Campaign Urges US Universities to Protect Jewish Students

First Publish: 10/1/2014, 11:00 PM By Cynthia Blank A group of fourteen diverse organizations have banded together to deliver a letter to more than 2,500 US colleges and universities urging such institutions to protect Jewish students on campus in lieu of rising anti-Semitism across the globe.  The organizations include: Alpha Epsilon Pi, AMCHA Initiative, American Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists, Americans for […]

Former U.S. Attorney General, Daniel Pearl’s Father Speak Out Against ‘Klinghoffer’

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 — The cool elegance of the Metropolitan Opera’s opening night, precursor to a controversial season featuring John Adams’ “The Death of Klinghoffer,” was countered this week by a heated Jewish protest outside Lincoln Center.               An estimated crowd of 1,500 to 2,000, according to the protest’s organizers, were effusive in their […]

Ted Cruz to Headline Zionist Organization of America Dinner

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 — Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas will be the keynote speaker at the annual dinner of the Zionist Organization of America in late November, giving him an audience of some of the nation’s most influential Jewish leaders, including casino magnate and political financier Sheldon Adelson. “We’re inviting him because he’s one […]

Jewish Fraternity ZBT Says: Contact ZOA With Any Campus Anti-Semitism Issues

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Gov. Pataki Speaks At Rally Opposing Anti-Semitic Met Opera – ZOA Quoted

September 20, 2014  8:24 PM by JP Newsroom A coalition of organizations will protest at Lincoln Center on Monday evening, Sept. 22, at 4:30 PM, across the street from the Lincoln Center Plaza at Broadway & 65th Street to protest the Metropolitan Opera House’s decision to air the “The Death of Klinghoffer.” Thousands are expected to gather […]

Buzzfeed Notes ZOA Participation in Anti-Semitic Klinghoffer Opera Protest

Confusion Over Ted Cruz Invitation to Opera Protest Middle East Politics On the Upper West Side   Jonathan Ernst / Reuters Update: This story has been updated to include Cruz’s spokesperson’s comment that Cruz will not be attending the protest after all. Sept. 16, 2014, at 8:42 p.m.  WASHINGTON – Senator Ted Cruz will join a protest outside Lincoln […]

ZOA/Klein Letter in Jewish Week: “Not a Land Grab”

Gary Rosenblatt is mistaken to refer to the Israeli designation of 988 acres of land in the Etzion bloc south of Jerusalem as a “grab,” nor does this drive “another nail into the fading prospect of a peace deal with the Palestinians” (“Israel’s West Bank Grab, More Than Bad Timing,” Sep. 12). Since the days […]

MKs to Reexamine Security on Mt. of Olives

Members of the Knesset Interior Committee on Thursday will conduct a special tour of the Mount of Olives in order to examine up close the security arrangements there. The tour comes after hundreds of complaints by Jewish visitors to the huge cemetery located on the Mount of rock-throwing attacks by Arabs, and vandalism of the graves of loved […]