Local News

Israel Under Attack — What You Can Do To Help

Shalom ZOA Members, Friends and Supporters of Israel, As you no doubt know, Palestinian-Arabs in Gaza have struck Israel with some 400 rockets and missiles over the last two days. There has been at least one fatality, with many injured, and thousands in shock. A bus, and an apartment building in Ashkelon took direct hits.


Weekly Newsletter

Newsletter for November 9, 2018

Shalom ZOA Members, Friends and Supporters of Israel, Whether you have been to Israel multiple times, just once, or never, you will have an opportunity to perhaps experience Israel like never before – or ever again. Participate in National ZOA’s Israel Leadership Mission, taking place February 24-28, 2019, with an option to extend your trip

National News

ZOA Condemns Photo of Wisconsin Students Giving Nazi Salute – Recommends Next Steps to District Officials

The ZOA sent a letter yesterday to Dr. Lori Mueller, Superintendent of Wisconsin’s Baraboo School District, and the members of the Board of Education, after a photograph was revealed, showing more than 50 male high school students making the Nazi salute before last spring’s junior prom. The photographer – who also posted the photo on [...]

ZOA Condemns BDS-Supporting Anti-Israel Cong.-Elect Omar, Calls Israel “Evil & Apartheid Regime”

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has condemned the anti-Israel record of newly elected Member of Congress, Ihlan Omar, and is seeking to alert the public to her record of hostile, anti-Israel extremism. Omar, a Muslim refugee from Somalia, was elected in the 2018 midterm elections to replace Rep. Keith Ellison (D–MN) in the state’s 5th Congressional [...]


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