Category ZOA in the news
ZOA’s Klein Quoted in Algemeiner Regarding White House Insult of Netanyahu

White House Distances Itself From ‘Chickenshit’ Insult Leveled at Netanyahu, Stops Short of Apology The White House has issued a cautious criticism of the anonymous Obama administration official who called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a “chickenshit” in an interview with The Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg, but stopped well short of an outright apology. “Certainly, that’s not the administration’s […]

ZOA Israel Director Jeff Daube on California’s KERI Radio About Strategic Solutions for a New Middle East

RADIO SHOW:  Written by Alan Urquhart Denice Gary Pandol Show: Special Guests Jeff Daube, Director of the Zionist Organization of America in Israel and Todd Nettleton, Director of Media and Public Relations for The Voice of the Martyrs Despite approximately seven (7) weeks of U.S. bombing, Islamic State or ISIS/ISIL forces have made territorial gains […]

ZOA’s Susan Tuchman Quoted on Huge Increase in Anti-Israel Activity on Campuses

By Lori Lowenthal Marcus Published: October 28th, 2014   The Anti-Defamation League issued an important report on Monday, Oct. 27, finding a dramatic increase in anti-Israel activity, compared to last year. The ADL attributes the increase to the aftermath of the 50-day Gaza war this past summer. According to the ADL, this fall semester there have already been 75 […]

Jerusalem Post’s Glick Praises ZOA’s Campaign Against Klinghoffer Opera

It’s time to beat the Jew-haters: How to do it By Caroline B. Glick Published Oct. 24, 2014 The decision by the most prestigious opera house in America to produce an opera that mainstreams Jew-hatred and anti-Jewish terrorism is a great victory for elitist anti-Semitism. In the world of elite anti-Semitism, Jews are told that […]

ZOA Cited by Florida Paper as Great Resource for Protecting Jewish Students on Campus

Anti-Semitism rears ugly head on UCF, Emory campuses Central Florida Future 5:06 p.m. EDT October 22, 2014 What does UCF have in common with Emory University and University of Oregon? They have all recently experienced anti-Semitism. In April at UCF, Michelle Feldman, a female Jewish student, found swastikas carved into the walls of her apartment […]

ZOA Letter in Jerusalem Post Criticizing Land-for-Peace Rationale

Sir, – The vote in the British parliament (“PA calls on UK gov’t to follow parliament’s lead and recognize Palestinian state,” October 15) is distressing but hardly surprising. The upsurge of international opprobrium directed at Israel is a product of the Oslo Accords. Once the idea was conceded that creating peace was chiefly a matter […]

France News Quotes ZOA about “Klinghoffer” – An Operatic Kristallnacht

Agence France-Presse October 21, 2014 6:00am Met defies protests to stage ‘Klinghoffer’ opera  Defying picketers and audience disruptions, New York’s Metropolitan Opera has opened “The Death of Klinghoffer,” which explores the psyche of Palestinian hijackers who killed a wheelchair-bound US Jew. Leading US composer John Adams operatized the 1985 seizure of the Achille Lauro cruise-liner […]

NY Times Quotes ZOA’s Mort Klein about Anti-Israel, Anti-Semitic “Klinghoffer” Opera

De Blasio and Giuliani Speak Out on Met’s ‘Klinghoffer’ as Protests Loom OCT. 20, 2014 As the Metropolitan Opera prepared to give its first performance of John Adams’s 1991 opera “The Death of Klinghoffer” on Monday night, the police got ready for a protest outside the opera house, security was heightened inside, and the debate […]

ZOA’s Klein Quoted in UK’s Guardian Calling “Klinghoffer” Opera an “Operatic Kristallnacht”

Published Monday, October 20,  2014 theguardian.com   Met Opera rejects antisemitism claims rising from Klinghoffer protests Demonstrators including Rudy Giuliani to gather outside Met The Death of Klinghoffer depicts murder of Jewish man in 1985 In the face of protests by politicians and Jewish organisations who have described it as “an operatic Kristallnacht”, The Death […]

Op-Ed by NJ ZOA Director in Jewish Standard

Published: 10 October 2014 As the director of a proudly Zionist organization, it isn’t often I can say that I agree with the Palestinian Authority’s anti-Semitic, terrorism-sponsoring, Holocaust-denying, opposition-squashing dictator Mahmoud Abbas. Indeed, his “genocide speech,” as Abbas’s UN speech on erev Rosh Hashanah has come to be known in Israel, was replete with stunning fabrications and […]