Local News

Greater Philadelphia ZOA Announces 2023 Gala Date, Honorees

We are very excited to once again convene lovers of Israel, Zionists and Jewish advocates and activists and our non-Jewish friends and allies from for a special in-person evening of tribute, inspiration and camaraderie and to celebrate America and Israel, and Zionism and Patriotism! on Thursday, Sept. 7. We will honor Bart Blatstein with our


Weekly Newsletter

Newsletter for September 9, 2022

Shalom ZOA Members, Friends and Supporters of Israel,   We hope that our newsletter this week finds you and your loved ones well. For those who are not feeling well, we wish for you or them a complete and speedy recovery. ADVOCACY for “Back to School” With the exception of locations where there are labor

National News

ZOA Open Letter Urging Prime Minister Netanyahu: Continue Opposing a Palestinian Arab Terror State; Jewish Building Freezes; Ending Judicial Reform; Expose Horrific Nazi-Policies of Abbas’ Terrorist Dictatorship of the Palestinian Regime

To the Honorable Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel: We are proud to welcome you to the United States and the United Nations and ZOA’s President Morton Klein looks forward to meeting with you in NYC. We are also proud to be working with others to have large demonstrations supporting you, PM Netanyahu, and the democratically elected government of the Jewish State of Israel. During your upcoming meetings with President Joe Biden and other officials, the Zionist Organization of America and our many friends urge you to stand strong against pressures to “advance prospects” for a Palestinian Arab state. As […]

Univ. of Penn Must End Its Antisemitic Double-Standard: Cancel Jew-Hating, Israel-Bashing, Jew-Killing-Promoting Event

In response to UPenn hosting the upcoming Jew-hating, Israel-bashing, Jew-killing-promoting “Palestine Writes” conference, featuring a convicted terrorist, terror-supporters, and some of the biggest antisemites and in the world, University of Pennsylvania’s President Elizabeth McGill, Provost John Jackson Jr. and Dean of Arts and Sciences Steve Fluharty refused to end UPenn’s support for this conference that endangers Jewish students; and refused to even CONDEMN this conference and its murderous speakers by NAME. Instead, UPenn’s leadership self-righteously proclaimed: “we fiercely support the free exchange of ideas as central for our educational mission. This includes the expression of views that are controversial and […]


‘The Delta Variant’ vs. the Jewish People

By Steve Feldman “The delta variant.” Who knows how many times over the course of the past few months that phrase has been uttered or written by media, by pundits, and by just plain folk on social media? What we never hear or read is “the India variant” — India was the source of the


Opinion | Temple Is Actually Protecting Professor Hill

By Steve Feldman He has falsely accused the Jewish state of poisoning the Palestinian-Arab water supply, practicing “apartheid” and training New York City police to kill black Americans — rhetoric that is bound to sow resentment against Jews and potentially incite violence. He wants the Jewish state of Israel eliminated and replaced by an Arab