The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA), founded in 1897, was one of the first official Zionist organizations in the United States, and, especially early in the 20th century, the primary representative of American Jews to the World Zionist Organization, espousing primarily Political Zionism. By 1946 chapters had spread throughout the United States, and the ZOA claimed 190,000. Today, the ZOA continues to exist as a prominent pro-Israel group in the United States, with 25,000 current members.
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On Oct. 17, 2012 the National Archives and Records Administration released long-secret U.S. Justice Department files concerning a decade-long battle to regulate the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) as a foreign agent of Israel.
According to news reports citing ZOA insiders, ZOA lost its tax-exempt status in early 2011, after it failed to file mandatory public IRS Form 990 tax returns for three consecutive years.
In the late 1960s Zalman Shapiro, a prominent member of the Zionist Organization of America, was placed under investigation for passing highly-enriched uranium to Israel. Known as the Apollo affair.
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