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Ice Cube to speak at ZOA’s gala

Ice Cube, Jon Voight and Miriam Adelson are just a few of the speakers set to headline the annual gala of the Zionist Organization of America in December.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
14/11/2020
US presidential nominee Joe Biden and US President Donald Trump

Jewish org's RJC and ZOA won’t say ‘President elect’ Biden for now

"We will be referring to ‘President elect’ Biden when the states certify the election and the courts have ruled on allegations of fraud and irregularities.”

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
11/11/2020
ZOA's Tisch and Klein with Beck and Bachmann

After mutual complaints, a Jewish umbrella body comes to decision

Earlier this year, HIAS accused the Zionist Organization of America, its fellow member of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, of disparagement.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
15/09/2020
Rabbi Jennie Rosenn

ZOA calls on HIAS to sever ties with Hamas-linked organization

IRW has been labeled a terrorist organization by Israel, as well as other nations and banks, due to its funding and ties of Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood.

Ice Cube agrees to support condemning antisemitism with ZOA president

Abdul-Jabbar wrote an op-ed in The Hollywood Reporter taking celebrities to task for posting antisemitic statements on social media.

Morton Klein

ZOA files complaint against member groups for calling leader ‘racist’

Much of the ZOA complaint focuses on claims by the named individuals that public pronouncements by its president, Morton Klein, made during the recent social unrest have at times crossed into racism.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
10/07/2020
Palestinians walk past graffiti of George Floyd painted on a section of the separation wall in the W

Jewish groups accuse ZOA president of 'bigotry' for criticizing BLM

Progressive Jewish groups have accused Morton Klein, president of the Zionist Organization of America of 'bigotry' and 'hatred' for his opposition of Black Lives Matter.

Mort Klein, president of the ZOA, testifies before a House Judiciary Committee

Amid racial strife, liberals say no room for leader whose tweets inflame

Black Lives Matter 'is a Jew hating, White hating, Israel hating, conservative Black hating, violence promoting, dangerous Soros funded extremist group of haters,' tweeted the ZOA president

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
10/06/2020

200 US Jewish students leaders call for censure of ZOA for alleged racism

According to the letter, Zionist Organization of America head Mort Klein is alleged to have engaged in “a pattern of racist and Islamophobic behavior."

Amid internal tensions, Conference of Presidents to vote on ex-HIAS head

The letter called HIAS's work with other groups "inimical" to the COP's mission

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