Local News

ZOA Meeting on June 21 Focusing on Self-Defense

Please join us on Wednesday, June 21, for our next quarterly meeting featuring a great lineup of speakers. The event will begin at 7:30 at the Kaiserman JCC, 45 Haverford Rd., Wynnewood. Ira Gelman, a martial arts and self-defense expert, will present a seminar on protecting yourself, your family and your institution. Also, Mireia Pons,


Weekly Newsletter

EBulletin for June 22, 2017

Shalom ZOA Members, Friends and Supporters, We are moved by the great, early response to our “120 Club” in celebration of ZOA’s 120th anniversary. We will only place the first 120 names on the banner that we receive donations for. In addition to their own names, we have received a donation to place a name

National News

ZOA Criticizes Foxman Wrongly Implying Israel Never Took Risks for Peace

Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) President Morton A. Klein released the following statement: In a June 21, 2017 Algemeiner interview, former Anti-Defamation League (ADL) National Director Abe Foxman strangely asserted that the friendly Trump administration creates the “only” opportunity for Israel to take “risks for peace.” Foxman’s statement strongly implied, and left readers with the [...]

ZOA Condemns Wells Fargo, AT&T, American Air, Verizon, Prudential, Staples, Hosting Anti-Semite Roger Waters

The Zionist Organization of America’s (ZOA) Greater Philadelphia chapter criticized performance arenas and concert facilities throughout North America for giving a platform to anti-Semite and anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) advocate Roger Waters, a rock musician and a founding member of Pink Floyd. The ZOA also criticized radio stations across the nation who are [...]


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