Category ZOA in the news
Columbia Daily Spectator: About 3,000 Students Shirk Duties To Watch Lightning Exchange on Screens

About 3,000 Students Shirk Duties To Watch Lightning Exchange on Screens September 25, 2007 by Anastasia Gornick, Jacob Schneider, and Laura SchreiberColumbia Daily Spectator As a war of words carried on in Roone Arledge Auditorium on Monday, factions of pro-Israel and anti-war activists shouted across barricades on a block-long stretch of Broadway. On campus, the […]

NY Daily News: Columbia University protesters prepare for Iran’s president

Columbia University protesters prepare for Iran’s president September 22, 2007 BY MATT SOLARS, KATHLEEN LUCADAMO and NICOLE BODENY DAILY NEWS WRITERS Columbia University students plan mass protests to greet Holocaust-denying Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad when he arrives on campus Monday to give a lecture. Students planning the demonstration on the steps of Low Memorial Library […]

JewishJournal.com: Q&A with John Mearsheimer and Stephen Walt

Q&A with John Mearsheimer and Stephen Walt JewishJournal.com Ron Kampeas, Jewish Telegraphic Agency’s Washington bureau chief, recently sat down with scholars Stephen Walt, international affairs professor at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and John Mearsheimer, political science professor at the University of Chicago, to discuss their controversial new book, “The […]

Jewish Telegraphic Agency: ZOA, OU concerned at Ramon offer

ZOA, OU concerned at Ramon offer Jewish Telegraphic Agency “Mr. Prime Minister, we cannot state strongly enough our belief that the Government and people of the State of Israel hold Yerushalayim in trust for the Jewish people no matter where they may live, for we all have a share in the holy city,” leaders of […]

Jewish Telegraphic Agency: Court throws out Jerusalem case

Court throws out Jerusalem case Jewish Telegraphic Agency A court said it had no jurisdiction over whether a U.S. citizen born in Jerusalem may have “Israel” listed in his passport as his country of birth. In throwing out a lawsuit brought by Ari and Naomi Zivotofsky, on behalf of their son, Menachem, federal judge Gladys […]

JewishJournal.com: Chemerinsky affair reflects UCI-Jewish conflicts

Chemerinsky affair reflects UCI-Jewish conflicts JewishJournal.comBy Tom Tugend, Contributing Editor The on-off-on-again saga of Erwin Chemerinsky’s path to become dean of the UC Irvine law school has held a special resonance for the Southern California Jewish community, where he has been active for more than two decades. Also affected are the already strained relations between […]

The Jewish Exponent: Journalist: Iran’s Behind All the Hostilities in Iraq

Iran’s Behind All the Hostilities in Iraq The Jewish ExponentBy Rachel Silverman Many have argued that dividing the conflict-ridden Iraqi state into separate Kurdish, Sunni and Shi’ite zones — something akin to a partition plan — could quell the ongoing violence there. But according to Iranian dissident Alireza Jafarzadeh, such a strategy is doomed because […]

Jewish Telegraphic Agency: Al-Dura: It’s the Controversy That Just Won’t Die

Al-Dura: It’s the Controversy That Just Won’t Die – It’s an issue that brings the media directly into the global spotlight Mohammed al-Dura is generally believed to have been shot and killed at Gaza’s Netzarim Junction on Sept. 30, 2000, though some have claimed that the boy’s death was politically staged for prime-time television.By Brett […]

The Washington Times: A possible hoax

The Washington Times: A possible hoax The Washington TimesSeptember 19, 2007 By Joel Mowbray      In the seven years since the start of the Palestinian intifada, perhaps no incident has inspired more Western criticism of Israel, nor generated as much terrorism against the Jewish state, than the supposed cold-blooded murder of 12-year-old Mohammed al-Durra […]

Yemen Times: The ZOA teaches Olmert how to be a Zionist!

The ZOA teaches Olmert how to be a Zionist! Yemen TimesBy Hassan Al-Haifi This was “released to the press” on September 7, 2007: ” The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has written to Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert urging him to immediately take action to stop the wanton destruction of priceless Jewish antiquities on Jerusalem’s […]