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  • ZOA sued for discrimination, national president Morton Klein takes the stand in Beverly Hills courtroom in defense

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    June 14, 2012 | 8:11 pm

    Zionist Organization of America President Morton Klein took the stand Thursday in a Beverly Hills courtroom as the final witness in a sex discrimination and wrongful termination case filed against the ZOA.

    Julie Sager, who worked for the ZOA for seven years, including five years as...

  • Rutgers president urged to combat campus anti-Semitism

    April 20, 2012 | 11:30 am

    The Zionist Organization of America sent a letter to the president of Rutgers University, urging him to do more to combat anti-Semitism on the campus.

    ZOA was responding to an incident in which a Jewish student was the victim of an anti-Semitic attack by a university-funded,...

  • ZOA to recognize Glenn Beck

    November 17, 2011 | 10:50 am

    The Zionist Organization of America will honor Glenn Beck as a “defender of Israel.”

    Beck on Sunday will receive the Dr. Miriam & Sheldon Adelson Defender of Israel Award, presented by Adelson, the casino magnate who is a major backer of the ZOA and other pro-Israel and conservative...

  • ZOA lobbies for embassy move, P.A. cut-off

    May 13, 2011 | 11:07 am

    A Zionist Organization of America mission to Congress lobbied for bills that would move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem and cut off assistance to the Palestinian Authority if it declares statehood.

    Some 400 delegates met with an array of lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives...

  • Briefs: Three plead guilty in SoCal terror plot; Report says UCI acted properly

    December 20, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Three Plead Guilty in Terror Plot

    Three members of an Islamic terrorist cell who were on the verge of attacking the Israeli consulate, an El Al ticket counter and two synagogues, face up to 20 to 25 years in prison after pleading guilty in federal court to conspiring to levy war...

  • Benefits bolster the case for reciprocity

    By Judea Pearl

    March 15, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    The past few months saw rising temperatures of accusations and counteraccusations among sections of the Jewish community. Leftist Jews criticized Israel, professor Alvin Rosenfeld criticized anti-Zionist Jews, the American Jewish Committee (AJCommittee) published Rosenfeld's...
  • UCI Talks on Bias Charge Break Down

    By Marc Ballon

    August 18, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Mediation has broken down between UC Irvine and a Jewish group that accused the university of tolerating campus anti-Semitism.

    After just two meetings, the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) called off summer talks with university officials, ending negotiations to settle the...

  • Zionist Organization Sings Way to L.A.

    By Tom Tugend

    March 31, 2005 | 7:00 pm


    The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA), a pro-Israel group associated with right-wing Israeli politics, is setting up shop in Los Angeles and, in keeping with California custom, has named a personality from the entertainment industry as its local president.

    He is Ed Ames, the...

  • Bill Cracks Down on Killers of Americans

    By Matthew E. Berger

    December 16, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    A Jewish community initiative to bring to justice those who kill Americans overseas has become law.

    Provisions of a bill spearheaded by the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA), dubbed the Koby Mandell Act, were incorporated into the omnibus spending bill President Bush signed...

  • The Hardliner

    By Rob Eshman

    August 5, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    I like Mort Klein.

    To people who know him and me both, that must seem as incongruous as a Bush/Cheney bumper sticker on a Prius.

    Klein is the national president of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA). Over the years, including this year, he has espoused positions that I...

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