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’s Klein Lengthy Quote in JNS About Israel-Boycotting Professor

A University of Michigan professor is under fire for allegedly denying a student’s request to write a letter of recommendation for a semester-long study-abroad program in Israel, claiming he could not do so because of a departmental decision supporting the BDS movement. Associate professor John Cheney-Lippold belongs to the American Culture department. Subscribe to The [...]


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