Category ZOA in the news
JNS: Jewish and pro-Israel groups, leaders react to news of Greenblatt resignation

Jewish and pro-Israel community leaders and groups reacted to the White House announcement on Thursday that U.S. Middle East special envoy Jason Greenblatt plans to resign within the coming weeks. “Mr. Greenblatt has played a pivotal role over the last two years in strengthening the U.S. Israel relationship and in working on ways to seek […]

EXCLUSIVE: Top Pro-Israel Organization Slams Linda Sarsour For Smearing ‘Israel And The Jewish People’

Zionist Organization of America President Morton Klein slammed Linda Sarsour over her smearing of pro-Israel Americans, in a statement provided Tuesday exclusively to The Daily Caller. “Sarsour will make up any story, any lie, to blame, demonize and smear (BDS tactics) Israel and the Jewish people,” Klein told TheDC. “Sarsour is the one who stands […]

Jewish Standard Article on ZOA’s Klein’s Upcoming Speech in Teaneck, NJ

Activist Morton A. Klein, the longtime president of the Zionist Organization of America, does not mince words. And when he offers his strong opinions about Israel and anti-Semitism, he’s ready with facts and figures to buttress his claims. For example, in discussing BDS — the movement, flourishing on college campuses, that seeks to discourage people […]

ZOA JPost Letter: ZOA is Pro-Israel, J Street is Anti-Israel

ZOA and JStreet: No comparison Your article about the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations (CoP) (“Who is William Daroff, the Next CEO of the Conference of Presidents?” August 6) falsely and inaccurately states that the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) was “accepted” into the CoP. The ZOA was not voted into the […]

Article Condemning Antisemitic NYTimes Editor Quotes ZOA

A New York Times spokesperson has responded hours later to a Breitbart News investigation into racist and antisemitic comments one of its political editors made on Twitter, saying the comments violate the newspaper’s standards and it is considering what to do next. The statement, provided to The Wrap and quoted on Twitter by CNN writer […]

JPost’s Leibler: ZOA Almost Alone Among Establishment In Defending Israel

Over the past decade, the Jewish establishment leadership in America – with the exception of the Orthodox, the Zionist Organization of America, and other small groups – has failed to speak up in defense of Israel and imposed a curtain of silence. This became blatantly evident during the presidency of Barack Obama, who diplomatically related […]

ZOA Letter in The Forward: Responding To False Attacks on ZOA’s Student Missions to Israel

Dear Editor, Last week, a story was published in these pages about campus trips to Israel run by the Zionist Organization of America. It wrongly argued that the ZOA is bribing young Jews to be pro-Israel. In truth, American Jews do not need to be bribed to be pro-Israel; plenty of American Jews — and non-Jews — […]

Boston Jewish Paper: Thirty Congressmembers Headline ZOA Capitol Hill Advocacy Mission

WASHINGTON – The 24-hour ZOA Capitol Hill Mission began the evening of June 19. Eighty Zionist activists from around the country attended a dinner featuring Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.). Cheney, the third-ranking Republican in the House of Representatives, gave an impassioned speech defending Israel, while attacking members of Congress who have recently promoted BDS and […]

ZOA Capitol Hill Mission Addresses Anti-Semitism and Iran – Jewish Exponent

On June 19, the Zionist Organization of America Capitol Hill Advocacy Mission focused on two themes: the normalization of anti-Semitism and actions regarding Iran. The overflow crowd arrived in busloads from Philadelphia, Manhattan, Brooklyn and 20 states. After a luncheon briefing from more than 30 members of Congress, the ZOA members personally lobbied their local […]

ZOA Capitol Hill Mission Addresses Anti-Semitism and Iran – Jewish Exponent

On June 19, the Zionist Organization of America Capitol Hill Advocacy Mission focused on two themes: the normalization of anti-Semitism and actions regarding Iran. The overflow crowd arrived in busloads from Philadelphia, Manhattan, Brooklyn and 20 states. After a luncheon briefing from more than 30 members of Congress, the ZOA members personally lobbied their local […]