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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

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ZOA Criticizes Ron Lauder for Advocating for PA State & Comparing PA Promoting Murder to Settlements

Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) President Morton A. Klein released the following statement criticizing World Jewish Congress (WJC) President Ron Lauder’s opinion piece published in the New York Times on March 18:  Lauder’s op-ed unconditionally demands a Palestinian State as the solution to the Arab war against Israel but ignores the fact that Palestinian Arabs [...]

JNS Quotes ZOA: Weakened Taylor Force Act Stops Only 1/3 of PA Aid

Amid never-ending speculation over the release of President Donald Trump’s much anticipated Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, a major piece of legislation making its way through Congress may have a profound impact on the already strained ties between the United States and the Palestinians. This legislation, dubbed the Taylor Force Act—named for a 28-year-old former U.S. serviceman [...]


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