Local News

Special Virtual Event for Children About Israel and Zionism

On Tuesday, May 19 at 3:30 p.m. Greater Philadelphia ZOA will offer a special event for children and their parents and grandparents featuring a reading of the new book Z Is for Zionism. This was created by Ze’ev Zion to counter the anti-Israel book called P Is for Palestine. Z Is for Zionism uses rich


Weekly Newsletter

Newsletter for May 15, 2020

Shalom ZOA Members, Friends and Supporters of Israel, We hope that this week’s newsletter finds you and your loved ones in good health and that the impact of the pandemic is minimal for you and your family. As you know, ZOA locally and nationally are functioning apace: fighting the battles, educating the public, promoting and

National News

ZOA to K. Harris: Reverse Your Troubling Positions on Iran, Omar, Israel’s Sovereign Rights

Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) President Morton A. Klein and ZOA Chair Mark Levenson, Esq. released the following statement: The ZOA congratulates Senator Kamala Harris on her nomination to become the Democratic Party’s vice presidential candidate. However, we are very concerned about Sen. Harris’ troubling positions on key issues affecting America, Israel, and the Jewish [...]

ZOA Supports Senate Bill Requiring Reporting on Arab Govt’s Retribution Against Citizens Having Relationship With Israelis

ZOA President Morton A. Klein and Chair Mark Levenson, Esq. released the following statement:  ZOA strongly supports the new bill introduced by Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Rob Portman (R-OH) to require reporting by the State Department on any Arab government which punishes its own citizens who engage in people-to-people relations with Israelis. Once passed, the bill (S. [...]


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


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