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EBulletin for March 9, 2018

Shalom ZOA Members, Friends and Supporters of Israel, As you will see immediately below, we have a number of ZOA events upcoming, plus we are actively participating in some community-wide Israel 70 events. We hope that you can join us for as many of these events as possible to learn, have fun and participate in

National News

ZOA Urges Trump: Condemn Putin’s Slur On Jews & Other Groups

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has expressed condemnation of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent statement in an interview which slurred Jews and other groups for the actions of Russian nationals indicted by special counsel Robert Mueller in the latter’s investigation into possible interference in the 2016 US presidential elections. The ZOA is calling upon [...]

Op-Ed: A Zionist Captain Amongst the British Mandate Army

From remarks delivered on June 25th, 2017, at the 73rd memorial Ceremony for Major General Orde Wingate, at Arlington National Cemetery, where he is interred. The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) are different than other armies. Their tactics often involve unexpected solutions to standard problems, and their junior officers lead from the front at all times, [...]


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


When is Media Going to Treat Israelis as Indigenous?

By Lee Bender June 6, 2016   WHEN IS THE MEDIA GOING TO TREAT ISRAEL AS AN, INDIGENOUS, ABORIGINAL FIRST NATION ? WHEN JEWS ACT LIKE IT IS !!  Unbeknownst to most, Jews are a People, Judaism is their religion, and the Land of Israel is their ancestral homeland—an unbroken history of 3,500 years– and