2014-2015 Winter Trip

Student Processes Israel Trip and Promises to Take Tools from ZOA Mission Back to Campus

At the top of Ammunition Hill, a group of forty-one student activists sang Hatikva with arms around each other. In a moment that encapsulated the entire trip, the ZOA mission completed its last event before returning stateside for another semester of Zionist activism on college campuses. But it was during that minute-long moment at Ammunition More »

Student on ZOA Mission Seeks Peace in Nazareth

I am frustrated and upset. I am disgusted and taken aback. And it is Christmas.

On December 25th, 2014, one would expect to see joy in one of the most holy Christian communities, the home of Jesus, to see a sense of compassion, love and respect. From the Arab-Christian community of Nazareth, I see More »

Student Mission Experiences Israel’s Healthy Diversity Firsthand

The cultural diversity demonstrated in the land of Israel makes it one of the most successful nations throughout the world. Following my return to campus I plan to improve my advocacy skills with the knowledge that I have gained during the ZOA Student Leadership Mission.  The citizens who reside in the land of Israel are More »

ZOA Student Reflects on the Holocaust and Israel Advocacy

My purpose here at ZOA was not clear until recently. I applied to come on this student leadership mission trip because I felt I was at a disadvantage on campus when it came to Israel advocacy. This trip was supposed to be a learning experience for me, and it ended up being just that.

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