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ZOA’s Klein Quoted: Muslims Made Life Miserable for Bethlehem Christians Driving Them Out

American political activist Linda Sarsour is claiming that “Jesus was Palestinian of Nazareth and is described in the Quran as being brown copper skinned with wooly hair.” She tweeted the assertion over the weekend, doubling down afterward amid criticism over her claim that Jesus was from a place that did not exist in his days. “Jesus was […]

ZOA’s Mort Klein Member of FL Gov. DeSantis’ Trade/Education Mission to Israel

South Florida Jewish leaders reacted to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ recent trade mission to Israel. During the mission, DeSantis conducted a ceremonial cabinet meeting in Jerusalem, met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, met with Israeli business leaders, signed a bill banning anti-Semitism in public schools and learned about how the nation is handling water-quality […]

More Support ZOA’s Call to Condemn Juan Williams’ Insulting Zionists

On a May 13 episode of Fox News’s “The Five,” political analyst Juan Williams claimed that Zionists couldn’t be trusted to objectively criticize Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) regarding her recent comments about the Holocaust. In the segment, responding to comments by Lisa Boothe about the Zionist Organization of America’s previous criticism of Tlaib, Williams stated, “You […]

Wake up, NYU! Stop tolerating anti-Semitism, or You’ll Lose Students and Support

(May 9, 2019 / JNS) New York University has one of the largest number of Jewish college students in the country. But prospective students and their families, alumni and donors should know that the university has a deeply troubling anti-Semitism problem that it won’t acknowledge or address. Jewish students filed a complaint last month against […]

ZOA Exposes Lack of Balance at Philly’s National Museum of American Jewish History

You are visiting the playground with your kids or grandkids. Four kids are sitting on one end of the seesaw. The other side is empty. The seesaw, of course, is not moving, and the kids are just sitting there on the ground. Their guardians don’t want any of your kids or grandkids to sit on […]

ZOA’s Klein/Berney Op-Ed: Most Israelis Disagree With Dershowitz Support for Palestinian State

(April 25, 2019 / JNS) ZOA was pleased to honor professor emeritus of Harvard University Law School Alan Dershowitz at a recent ZOA gala. Nevertheless, we disagree with his advocacy for creating a Palestinian-Arab state. It will be an Iranian-Hamas proxy terrorist regime threatening Israel. The respected Israeli BESA Center recently explained that a Palestinian state would be a grave […]

The Jerusalem Post | ZOA Calls to Remove Rashida Tlaib from Democratic Party

The Zionist Organization of America is calling on pro-Israel organizations and “decent Americans” to urge the removal of Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) from the Democratic party and Congressional committees. “Someone who knowingly and enthusiastically consorts with the most virulent antisemites, blood-soaked terrorists and conspiracy theorists is clearly beyond the pale, or no one is beyond […]

ZOA’s Klein Landmark Testimony on Muslim Antisemitism

“We don’t want you to use your kippah in this country [Indonesia]. If you continue to use it, we’ll kill you.” —Threat to the barely ~200 Asian descent Jews in Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim nation with 229 million Muslims,, a country deemed “tolerant and moderate”, and exhibiting only an average level of extreme Antisemitism […]

Arutz Sheva: Klein Educated Congress on the Global Pandemic of Muslim Jew-Hatred

Anyone keeping abreast of the ongoing global jihad carnage—from Somalia to Stockholm— would not be surprised that “white supremacist” killings remain a marginal epiphenomenon. The most recent U.S. Department of State (USDOS) “Country Reports on Terrorism”, published September 2018, illustrates this truth, as summarized by City Journal’s Seth Barron: “…[A]lmost all the world’s extremist violence is concentrated in a […]

The Daily Wire: Rashida Tlaib Attacks President Of Pro-Israel Group. He Flattens Her.

Morton Klein, the President of the Zionist Organization of America, slammed Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) for trying to smear him on Monday night ahead of Congressional testimony he is scheduled to give on Tuesday on hate crimes and white nationalism. Tlaib, who has come under criticism for promoting anti-Semitism, tweeted: “@HouseJudiciary will hold a hearing tomorrow […]