Mark S. Levenson of West Orange has been installed as chair of the national board of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA).
Levenson is chair of the Sills Cummis & Gross real estate department and is a member of the firm’s management committee. He is the longstanding chair of the New Jersey-Israel Commission and immediate past president of the New Jersey State Association of Jewish Federations. He has held a variety of leadership positions in many non-profits, has received numerous awards for his volunteer activities, and has done significant professional and pro-bono work for non-profits such as Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy, Jewish Federation of Clifton-Passaic, A Better Chance, and the ZOA.
Levenson played a critical role in the drafting and enactment of New Jersey’s anti-Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions legislation. He is an honors graduate of Brandeis University and received his law degree from New York University School of Law.
The ZOA is the oldest, and one of the largest, pro-Israel organizations in the United States. The ZOA works to strengthen U.S.-Israel relations through educational activities, public affairs programs, and its work on Capitol Hill, and to combat anti-Semitism and anti-Israel bias in the media, in textbooks, schools, and on college campuses.
For more information, visit zoa.org.