Zionist Organization of America

Adelson To Audition Cruz

Sen. Ted Cruz will audition for casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson and his faithful followers of the Republican Jewish Coalition next week.   

The arch conservative second place Republican presidential candidate will speak to the Adelson Primary, aka the Spring Leadership Meeting of the Republican Jewish Coalition, on April 9 at Adelson's Venetian Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.

Citing Inaction On Anti-Semitism, NY Senate OKs $485M CUNY Budget Cut

03/22/2016 - 10:44

The New York State Senate approved a resolution to cut $485 million in funds for the City University of New York system, saying it was to “send a message” that the colleges were not taking enough action in response to campus anti-Semitism.

Brooklyn College. Amy Sara Clark/JW

On Israel Apartheid Week, Some Pro-Israel Students Find Silence Is Best Response

03/15/2016 - 13:01

When Israel Apartheid Week came to Columbia University in early March, there was potential for great agitation at the heavily Jewish campus.

Anti-Israel students at Columbia University erected a mock “apartheid wall” in front of the iconic Low Library steps. JTA

CUNY Response To Alleged Bias ‘Inadequate’

ZOA, Council members say pledge to investigate campus actions fails to hold perpetrators accountable.

03/09/2016 - 09:08
Deputy Managing Editor

Two and a half weeks after a group of students chanting slogans including “Zionists off campus” broke up a Brooklyn College faculty council meeting, City University of New York Chancellor James B. Milliken announced the school had hired outside attorneys to investigate complaints that a student group is causing Jews to feel harassed and physically unsafe. 

An SJP “Die-in/Vigil for Ferguson and Gaza” held in John Jay’s atrium, the main common area. Tomer Kornfeld

UN’s Ban Heckled In Address At New York Synagogue

02/09/2016 - 10:39

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was heckled and some worshippers walked out during his speech at a New York City synagogue’s Shabbat services.

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Wikimedia Commons

ZOA, Tea Party Anti-Iran Deal Rally In D.C. Features Shofar Blowing, Trump

09/16/2015 - 20:00

Hundreds gathered outside the Capitol for a rally against the Iran nuclear deal featuring shofar blowing and presidential hopefuls Donald Trump and Ted Cruz.

Dermer Criticizes Huckabee On Holocaust-Iran Deal Analogy

07/27/2015 - 20:00

Israel’s ambassador to the United States slammed Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee for saying President Barack Obama will march Israelis “to the door of the oven” as part of the Iran nuclear deal.

Leahy, A Senior Democratic Senator, Says He’ll Stay Away From Netanyahu Speech

02/10/2015 - 19:00

Washington — Sen. Patrick Leahy became the most senior Senate Democrat to say he will not attend Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress.

Dermer Expresses ‘Deep Disappointment’ In U.S. Call On P.A. Unity

06/02/2014 - 20:00

WASHINGTON — In tough language rare for an Israeli diplomat in Washington, Israeli ambassador Ron Dermer said Israel was ‘deeply disappointed’ in the State Department’s decision to continue dealing with the Palestinian Authority now that it has Hamas support.

ZOA’s Klein Re-Elected, Fending Off Challenge From The Right

Vote was first real test for longtime president; rival cited ideological and fiduciary issues.

03/10/2014 - 20:00
Staff Writer

Morton Klein was overwhelmingly re-elected president of the Zionist Organization of America during the organization’s convention in Philadelphia Sunday.

Mort Klein faced charges of excessive salary but won re-election handily.
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