Local News

Announcing Our 2018 Gala Honorees — and Your Role in This Celebration!

As most of you know, each year Greater Philadelphia ZOA has an evening when we celebrate America and Israel, Patriotism and Zionism; enjoy the camaraderie and fellowship of those who also love Israel; and most importantly, recognize those from our region whose devotion to the Land and People of Israel rises to the upper echelons


Weekly Newsletter

EBulletin for August 17, 2018

Shalom ZOA Members, Friends and Supporters of Israel, Two months from today – on October 17 — we will hold our 2018 Gala! The entire Greater Philadelphia ZOA Family looks forward to this annual celebration as we come together for an evening of Patriotism and Zionism and to honor some of our region’s most active

National News

ZOA Criticizes StandWithUs for Again Stating Falsehood That Israel Supports a Palestinian State When it Doesn’t

Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) President Morton A. Klein and ZOA Chair Mark Levenson, Esq. released the following statement: ZOA is compelled to again urge StandWithUs (SWU) to correct a serious falsehood, which they’ve now repeated on their website, in a suggested sample letter.  The StandWithUs letter falsely states that “Israel does not oppose the notion [...]

ZOA: Urgent Correction By StandWithUs Needed: SWU Wrongly Claims Israel Supports a Palestinian State in Sample Letter Against Colombia Recognizing Pal. State

Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) President Morton A. Klein and ZOA Chair Mark Levenson released the following correction to a sample letter suggested by StandWithUs: ZOA is pleased that StandWithUs has joined with ZOA in urging all our pro-Israel friends to contact the Colombian Embassy and Consulate to reverse the last-minute decision of the former [...]


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