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Make a Name for Yourself!

Two ongoing Greater Philadelphia ZOA projects will soon come to a close and we invite you to participate in both while there is still time. On August 3, we will begin putting together our Gala Tribute Book and Ad Journal. The Book/Journal is a once-a-year-opportunity to congratulate and thank some of our region’s most active


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EBulletin for July 14, 2017

Have a Business? Know Someone Who Does? Why not promote your business or service – or theirs – in Greater Philadelphia ZOA’s 2017 Gala Ad Journal? Everyone who attends our Gala will see the book, plus an electronic version will be emailed to our members, supporters and contacts; it will be on our social media

National News

ZOA Criticizes Middle East Quartet Anti-Israel Bigotry – ZOA Calls for US to Disband Quartet

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has strongly criticized this week’s statement on the Palestinian terrorist acts and subsequent tumult on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount by the Middle East Quartet (the European Union, Russia, the United Nations and the US), which failed to name the Palestinian Arab terrorist instigators, issued an absurd call for restraint on [...]

JTA: ZOA Calls On Secy/State Tillerson to Resign Over Israel-Hating Report On Terrorism

WASHINGTON (JTA) — The Zionist Organization of America called on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to resign over the State Department terrorism report that the ZOA called “bigoted, biased, anti-Semitic, Israel-hating (and) error-ridden.” “This Tillerson State Department Report blames Israel for Palestinian Arab terrorist attacks on innocent Jews and Americans, ignores and whitewashes the Palestinian [...]


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