Category ZOA in the news
Intellectual Conservative: The Misrepresentation of Martin Luther King

By Gamaliel Isaac By comparing Mahmoud Abbas to Reverend Martin Luther King, Condoleezza Rice has managed to sully the heritage of Jews and Blacks at the same time. Last October, in Jerusalem, Rice compared the struggle of the Palestinians to that of the African-Americans for civil rights. She also compared Mahmoud Abbas to Reverend Martin […]

United Press International: Commentary: Mission unaccomplished

By ARNAUD DE BORCHGRAVEUPI Editor at Large WASHINGTON, 18 (UPI) — President Bush’s Air Force One was still airborne on its way back from a six-country, eight-day tour of Middle Eastern capitals when agreements and understandings began to unravel. Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah was noncommittal on pumping more crude oil. With oil near $100 per […]

The Forward: Activists’ Detention Blasted

By Nathan Guttman Washington – The detention of three right-wing activists during President Bush’s visit to Israel has sparked claims that Israeli police are intentionally targeting groups and individuals who oppose the push of Ehud Olmert’s government for a two-state solution. The three activists — from the Israel office of the Zionist Organization of America […]

Council on Foreign Relations: Bush’s Candor Marks Mideast Trip

Daily Analysis by Michael Moran President George W. Bush’s eight-day trip through the Middle East lived up to its billing as a momentum-building exercise. The stated goal was “advancing the Israeli-Palestinian peace process,” as National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley put it January 9 en route to Israel. The trip’s other main aim, drumming up opposition […]

Israel Insider – Israel’s Daily Newsmagazine: Condemnation of police for detaining peaceful protesters during Bush visit

Suppression of Dissent By Israel Insider staff The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) slammed the detention by Israeli police of its Director in Israel, and two activists, Susie Dym and Yehudit Dassberg (who lost a daughter and son-in-law in an attack by Arab terrorists), on the evening of January 9th in front of the Dan […]

JTA: Alliance formed to keep Jerusalem unified

An Israeli group and U.S. Jewish group are banding together to promote a united Jerusalem. The Coordinating Council on Jerusalem, founded last October by members of several U.S. Jewish groups as a response to renewed discussion of dividing Jerusalem in the lead-up to the Annapolis peace conference, has formed an alliance with the Israeli group […]

Mid East Web: The War of the Zionist Right Against Sari Nusseibeh

As noted by Engage, the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has called for a boycott of Al Quds University in East Jerusalem in response to alleged comments made recently by Sari Nusseibeh, the university’s President and translated by MEMRI. In a television panel with Ahmed Tibi, Nusseibeh said: The Israelis now living in the territories […]

Israel National News: ZOA Criticizes US on Jewish Civil Rights

( The Zionist Organization of America has condemned the United States government’s Office for Civil Rights for failing to protect Jewish students at University of California, Irvine. The Office for Civil Rights recently decided that a series of Muslim speeches and rallies on the campus were anti-Israel, not anti-Semitic, and therefore did not target Jewish […]

The Nation: ‘Bad for the Jews’

This article can be found on the web at the liberal media by Eric AltermanJanuary 7, 2008 issue Today’s topic is the paradox—or one of them, anyway—of American Jewish political behavior. No, it’s not that hoary old cliché that they “earn like Episcopalians but vote like Puerto Ricans.” Rather, it’s that they think like […]

Haaretz and The Associated Press: American Zionist group slams U.S. gov’t on campus anti-Semitism

The Zionist Organization of America condemned the U.S. government’s Office for Civil Rights on Wednesday for failing to protect Jewish students it says have been subject to a series of anti-Semitic provocations on the campus of the University of California, Irvine. The ZOA alleged that Muslim students on campus have given anti-Semitic speeches, distributed Judeophobic […]