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Morton A. Klein is National President of the Zionist Organization of American and Dr. Daniel Mandel is Director of the ZOA's Center Middle East Policy and author of H.V. Evatt & the Establishment of Israel (2004).

ARTICLES BY: Morton A. Klein and Daniel Mandel

December 29, 2017 3:24 pm

Trump Is Right: Terrorism and Iran Are the Middle East’s Major Problems

Are we on the threshold of a new era in US Middle East policy? Perhaps. A draft of President Donald Trump’s new national security strategy, which makes...

July 12, 2017 11:48 am

Why Trump Must Reject the Allen ‘Peace’ Plan

Donald Trump entered the White House committed to finding “the ultimate deal” to bring about an Israeli-Palestinian peace. Though he put himself on record in February as...

May 24, 2017 11:30 am

End Propaganda Myth That Jerusalem Is Holy to Muslims

It’s time to end the propaganda myth that Jerusalem is a holy city to Muslims. The Muslim fixation and clamor on Jerusalem is actually a very...

May 19, 2017 1:21 pm

UNESCO’s Jerusalem Lies

Earlier this month, coinciding with Israel’s 69th Independence Day, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) passed a resolution entitled "Occupied Palestine." The...

May 9, 2017 10:40 am

Do Palestinian Arabs Want a Peaceful State?

Discussion of the Arab/Israeli situation is often unilluminating because so much of it is based on groundless assumptions and stubborn fictions. Perhaps the most pervasive...

March 21, 2017 6:43 am

Israel’s Anti-Boycott Law Is Overdue

Last week, the Israeli Knesset passed a law barring the entry of visitors who have called for a boycott of Israel, or who are otherwise...

February 6, 2017 7:53 am

Trump Must Move the Embassy to Jerusalem Now

With Donald Trump in the White House, speculation is mounting: Does he intend  to act on his pre-election promise, dating back to January 2016, and reaffirmed...

December 16, 2016 6:09 am

The False Controversy About Jerusalem

The media is abuzz with reports that President-elect Donald Trump intends to honor his pre-election promise to implement the 1995 Jerusalem Embassy Act and move the body from Tel Aviv to...

October 7, 2016 6:12 am

Obama’s Appalling Silence on Outrageous Palestinian Authority Policies

Last month, the Obama administration took issue with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s criticism of the Palestinian Authority’s policy of establishing a Jew-free state. Mr. Netanyahu had...

July 25, 2016 3:26 am

Hezbollah’s Rockets Are Trained on Israel

One day perhaps not far off, there will be another war between Israel and Hezbollah, the Iranian terrorist proxy in Lebanon. One might assume that any...

February 25, 2016 7:19 am

The Iran Deal Has Already Put Tehran on the Path to Nuclear Weapons

Last week, the State Department coordinator on Iran, Stephen Mull, acknowledged that the Obama Administration has failed to monitor the transfer of Iranian uranium shipments...

February 22, 2016 7:38 am

In Israel, It’s a Bipartisan Consensus: No Palestinian State for the Foreseeable Future

In a recent Knesset debate, despite the customary efforts of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Opposition leader Isaac Herzog to differentiate their political positions, it...

January 15, 2016 3:46 am

Rabin Would Not Have Supported the Positions of Today’s Israeli Left

What would have happened if Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin hadn't been murdered? Would history have been altered? Not according to former IDF Intelligence chief and...

January 12, 2016 7:37 am

Unlike Donald Trump’s, Mahmoud Abbas’ Extreme Views Go Unchallenged

A major uproar exploded across the political scene recently when Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump called for “a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering...


It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s ‘Superman’ … at the Kotel - American actor Dean Cain, known for his role as “Superman” in the hit 1990s’...


Jewish Groups Weigh-in on Pompeo for Secretary of State - Many major American Jewish organizations are pleased by the nomination of CIA director Mike Pompeo to succeed Rex Tillerson...

Training for War in Gaza as Hamas Lurks in Tunnels and Towers - Since Hamas came to power in the Gaza Strip more than a decade ago, it has built, trained and...

Israeli Attractions: Givat Sher, the Judean Lowhills - In the town of Modi’in, which is situated between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, lies Givat Sher (“The hill of...


European Powers Propose New Iran Sanctions to Meet Trump Ultimatum

Britain, France and Germany have proposed fresh EU sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missiles and its role in Syria's war, according to a confidential document, in a bid to persuade Washington...


Israel Ranks 11th in UN ‘World Happiness Report’ - Israel just missed out on a place in the top 10 happiest countries in the world, placing 11th in the latest world happiness index. “The World Happiness Report 2018,” compiled by the United Nations Sustainable...

Middle East

Abbas Meets With Released Prisoner Who Was Accomplice in Murder of Israeli - In the presidential office in Ramallah on March 14, Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas met with Rajaei Haddad, a terrorist from eastern Jerusalem released from prison after serving a...