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The Newsletter: February 15, 2019 Edition

Shalom ZOA Members, Friends and Supporters of Israel, During the past week, Greater Philadelphia ZOA has gotten many calls from people who are concerned about the growing anti-Jewish and anti-Israel climate and actions. We have been asked mostly about Temple University Professor Marc Lamont Hill and Congresswoman Ilhan Omar. ZOA has issued extensive reports on


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ZOA To HIAS: Retract HIAS’s Praise For Anti-Semite Rep. Omar

Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) President Morton A. Klein released the following statement: “In light of Rep Ilhan Omar’s (D-MN) vicious anti-Semitic, anti-Israel, anti-American statements and positions, the Zionist Organization of America respectfully urges refugee resettlement contractor HIAS, Inc. to retract its statements honoring radical Muslim Rep. Ilhan Omar, especially including HIAS’s statement that Omar [...]

ZOA’s Klein Op-ed: Palestinian Culture Rewards and Glorifies Murdering Jews

Though Israelis are scarcely surprised by the phenomenon of Palestinian terrorism, they were nonetheless sickened by the recent rape of a 19-year old girl, Ori Ansbacher, by Arafat Irfaiya, a 29-year old Palestinian Arab from Hebron. Upon capture by Israeli forces, Irfaiya made plain the motive underlying his foul deed when he told his interrogators, [...]

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Opinion | Temple Is Actually Protecting Professor Hill

By Steve Feldman He has falsely accused the Jewish state of poisoning the Palestinian-Arab water supply, practicing “apartheid” and training New York City police to kill black Americans — rhetoric that is bound to sow resentment against Jews and potentially incite violence. He wants the Jewish state of Israel eliminated and replaced by an Arab

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Greater Philadelphia ZOA Responds to Criticism for Op-Ed

Shalom ZOA Members, Friends and Supporters of Israel, Last week, the Jewish Exponent newspaper published an op-ed written by our co-presidents, Lee Bender and Kevin Ross, and our executive director, Steve Feldman, that was sharply critical of the Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) and its president for an event they had recently giving a platform

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