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Dr. Miri Adelson Introduces Secy Pompeo to ZOA Gala: Biden Reversing Trump’s Support for Israel

ZOA and Sheldon Were a Natural Match, Like Sheldon, ZOA Stands Up for What It Believes, Even if It Means Standing Alone “Sheldon Would Have Loved to Have Be at ZOA’s Gala By Dmitriy Shapiro (DECEMBER 20, 2021 / JNS) Former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo drew comparisons between the pro-Israel actions of the […]

Bennett to ZOA Gala—Iranian Aggression Will Be Met With Full Weight of Israel’s Force

By Dmitriy Shapiro (DECEMBER 20, 2021 / JNS) Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett urged the United States and Europeans to challenge Iran over its violation of nuclear nonproliferation. Speaking at the 2021 virtual gala of the Zionist Organization of America on Sunday, Bennett said that Iran only understands force and that the United States and its allies should take the […]

JNS Quotes ZOA’s Mort Klein on Sen. Dole’s Importance in Passing Jerusalem Embassy Bill

Jewish Leaders, Organizations Mourn Passing of World War II Vet, Longtime Senator Bob Dole By Dmitriy Shapiro (DECEMBER 7, 2021 / JNS) Former longtime Kansas Republican senator, leader and 1996 GOP nominee for president Bob Dole died on Dec. 5 at the age of 98. Dole’s death was announced by the Elizabeth Dole Foundation on Sunday morning, […]

Iranian American Group and ZOA Urge Joe Biden: Resume ‘Maximum Pressure’ on Iran

By Joshua Klein (DECEMBER 6, 2021 / BREITBART) Following yet another round of failed nuclear talks between the U.S. and Iran in Vienna this past week, Iranian advocacy group Iranian Americans for Liberty (IAL) released a joint statement with the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) blasting attempts at “appeasement” and calling to “end the charade […]

BREITBART: ZOA Accuses Israeli Holocaust Yad Vashem Museum of ‘Appalling’ Censorship of Palestinian Mufti Ties to Hitler

By Joshua Klein (DECEMBER 5, 2021 / BREITBART) Following a published letter by the head of “Yad Vashem” — Israel’s premiere Holocaust museum and research center — defending its refusal to display an infamous photograph of leading Palestinian “Mufti” [Islamic legal authority] Haj Amin al-Husseini meeting with Nazi leader Adolf Hitler during the Holocaust, Zionist […]

ZOA Joins Israeli Groups to Protest Opening U.S. Palestinian Consulate in Jerusalem

By Jerusalem Post Staff (OCTOBER 29, 2021 / JERUSALEM POST) Organizations who oppose the Biden Administration’s intent to reopen a U.S. consulate for Palestinians in Jerusalem have formed a coalition that is organizing protests against the plan. A coalition of organizations who oppose the Biden Administration’s intent to reopen a U.S. consulate for Palestinians in […]

Atlanta’s Own & Distinguished Civil Rights Lawyer David Schoen Elected ZOA Chair | Atlanta Jewish Times

By Dave Schechter (October 12, 2021 / Atlanta Jewish Times) Atlanta attorney David Schoen has been elected chairman of the Zionist Organization of America, a 124-year-old group known for its blunt — and unapologetic — support of Israel. Schoen, 62, will serve a three-year term guiding the organization on whose board he has served for […]

ZOA Officials Feldman/Tuchman/Klein Condemn Philadelphia Librarians for Indoctrinating Children with Anti-Israel Material

By Dmitriy Shapiro (AUGUST 30, 2021 / JNS) A public library system in Philadelphia is promising to make operational changes after drawing criticism for what some community members are considering an effort to indoctrinate children and parents against Israel through books, videos and resource links that show a biased pro-Palestinian agenda. The issues were first discovered by members […]

ZOA’s Mort Klein Quoted in “30 Years Later: Remembering Crown Heights”

Anti-police policies and antisemitism that fueled riots 30 years ago are on the rise again By Alana Goodman (WASHINGTON FREE BEACON / AUGUST 19, 2021) Thirty years ago, antisemitic mobs plundered the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn for three days, chanting Nazi slogans, destroying Jewish homes and businesses, and lynching a young Jewish seminary student. […]

OP-ED New Temple U President Jason Wingard Misled Its Board About Anti-Israel Tides Foundation Which He Chaired

By ZOA National President Morton A. Klein (AUGUST 4, 2021 / JNS) As a Temple University alumnus and an Israel-supporter, it’s deeply troubling that Temple and its leaders have not held its new presidential choice, Dr. Jason Wingard, accountable for chairing the anti-Israel, antisemitic Tides Foundation and serving on the Tides Center board, at the very […]