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Sills Cummis & Gross' Mark S. Levenson Installed as Chair of the National Board of the Zionist Organization of America

July 11, 2018

Sills Cummis & Gross is pleased to announce that Mark S. Levenson, Esq. has been installed as Chair of the National Board of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA). 

Mr. Levenson is Chair of the Sills Cummis & Gross Real Estate Department and is a member of the Firm’s Management Committee. Throughout his career, he has done extensive international work for clients in Israel, the United Kingdom, India, the Czech Republic, Eastern Europe, Latin America and France. He has served as an arbitrator for the New York City Civil Court System, and is a Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers. Mr. Levenson 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—serving in the role of  Chair, President or Executive Committee member—and has received numerous awards for his volunteer activities and has done significant professional and pro-bono work for various non-profits including the Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy, the Jewish Federation of Clifton-Passaic, A Better Chance and the ZOA. Mr. Levenson played a critical leadership 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 the New York University School of Law.

The ZOA is the oldest and one of the largest pro-Israel organizations in the United States. With offices around the country and in Israel, the ZOA educates the public, elected officials, the media and college/high school students about the truth of the ongoing Arab war against Israel. 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, in schools and on college campuses.