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.
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.
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
According to the letter, Zionist Organization of America head Mort Klein is alleged to have engaged in “a pattern of racist and Islamophobic behavior."
The letter called HIAS's work with other groups "inimical" to the COP's mission
The Congress controls about $1 billion annually in funding for Zionist institutions and has a role in naming the top professionals in those institutions.
Some Jewish groups and leaders criticized us for using a legitimate legal tool to protect Jewish students from harassment and intimidation.
‘This will send out a message to the university community that antisemitism won’t be tolerated,’ says the ZOA’s Susan Tuchman.
The ZOA statement said Chancellor Angela Merkel ignores “ Iranian genocidal ambitions to destroy the Jewish state of Israel.
Readers of the Jerusalem Post have their say.