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Morton A. Klein is National President of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA), the oldest pro-Israel group in the U.S., founded in 1897. He is a member of the Executive Committee of AIPAC. Mr. Klein is widely regarded as one of the leading Jewish activists in the United States.

ARTICLES BY: Morton A. Klein

October 11, 2016 6:27 am

After the US Elections, Will Obama Betray Israel at the UN?

Wikileaks recently exposed an email, written by former White House official Stuart Eisenstadt, which discussed the Obama administration’s deteriorating relationship with Israel. The email warned,  “There is...

August 2, 2016 4:34 am

How Can AIPAC Give a Platform to ‘Breaking the Silence’?

It is appalling that the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) organized and conducted a panel discussion event for visiting rabbis in Jerusalem last month...

July 28, 2016 4:44 am

The ADL Should Not Accept Congressman Hank Johnson’s Phony Apology for Calling Jews ‘Termites’

It’s wrong for the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) to have failed to condemn as blatant antisemitism Congressman Hank Johnson (D-GA)’s “termites” label for Jews living in...

July 19, 2016 7:55 am

Polls Demonstrating Muslim Intolerance and Support for Terrorism Help Explain Recent Attacks

Multiple polls demonstrate that the general Middle Eastern and Western Muslim population harbors dangerous attitudes that help explain recent terrorist attacks in France, America, Iraq,...

July 13, 2016 3:43 am

Honor Elie Wiesel by Imposing Sanctions on and Stopping Iran

Both personally, and on behalf of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA), I wish to join many others throughout the world in mourning the passing...

July 10, 2016 5:21 am

The ADL and #BlackLivesMatter

Like many fellow Jews, I fought for black voting and civil rights in the 1960s. I participated in sit-ins, marched, traveled to Mississippi, and was...

June 10, 2016 11:41 am

An Open Letter to the Anti-Defamation League to Question Its Dubious Stance on BDS

We, at the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA), would like to ask the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) a few questions about its worrisome stance on the Boycott,...

June 9, 2016 4:00 am

How Israeli Politicians are Bolstering BDS and Endangering Israel

Israeli leaders are shooting themselves in their PR foot. There is something wrong with the tone and language of political debate in Israel. It would...

January 1, 2016 7:48 am

Israeli NGO Law Is Long Overdue

Israeli Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked's proposed transparency law, which requires phony non-governmental organizations (NGOs) operating in Israel to identify themselves as foreign-funded when they lobby in Israel's...

December 15, 2015 5:10 am

Syrian Refugees Threaten Americans — and Jews

Syrian immigrants pose a grave danger to all Americans -- and especially to American Jews and homosexuals. Top Obama Administration officials have testified that Syrian refugees...

May 28, 2014 7:13 am

Poof, the Magic Settlements!

When Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah/Palestinian Authority (PA) signed a reconciliation agreement with Hamas, a recognized terrorist group that calls in its Charter for the destruction of Israel...

May 2, 2014 1:17 pm

Conference of Presidents Had Good Reasons to Reject the Extremist Group J-Street’s Bid

There were very good reasons why the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations (the Conference) clearly voted against the membership application of J-Street,...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...

At Sukkot, Israeli Farmers Enjoy the Fruits of Their Faith - Avichai Koch says farming is in his blood. He is the son of Holocaust survivors from Europe who immigrated...


Host Jokes About Jewish Supporters of Catholic Charities at Al Smith Gala W...

Presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton may have stolen the show at Thursday night’s Al Smith Dinner in New...


Report: Presence of Russian Aircraft Carrier in Eastern Mediterranean Will ...

The impending arrival of Russia’s sole aircraft carrier -- the Admiral Kuznetsov -- off the coast of Syria has the...

Middle East

Turkey Expands Military Offensive Against Kurdish Fighters in Syria

Turkey escalated its offensive Thursday against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, pounding them with airstrikes and artillery, and complicating the battle against the Islamic State group by Ankara and Washington,...