The Friends of Zion (FOZ) Museum was opened in 2015 in the heart of Jerusalem with the help of thousands of supporters of Israel from all over the world. It presents a technologically advanced and interactive experience that tells the stories of both the dream to restore the Jewish people to their historic homeland and of the brave non-Jews who assisted them in the realization of this dream.
The Friends of Zion Museum serves as a platform for fighting BDS and anti-Semitism internationally. The Museum is a non-profit organization operating in Jerusalem and supported by friends from all over the world.
The Museum’s former International Chairman of the Board was the late President Shimon Peres. Sitting as the current International Chairman is Dr. Mike Evans. The Museum’s Board of Trustees also includes Former Minister, Major General (Res.) Yossi Peled, the former Chief of Staff, Lt. Gen. (Res.) Dan Halutz, the former Minister, Professor Yaakov Neeman, Major General (Res.) Danny Yatom, and many others.
“If you will it, it is no dream”. Wrote Theodore Herzl, the father of the modern Jewish state, dreaming of the day it might become a reality.
No words could more clearly apply to the recent opening of the Friends of Zion Museum than the above words of the Father of the Modern Day Jewish State. For centuries, the Biblical prophecies of Jews returning to their homeland seemed like only a distant dream, yet a dream remembered year after year with Jews repeating the promise “next year in Jerusalem”.
Although there is an increasing awareness in Israel of historic support from these non-Jewish friends, many remain unaware of the Christian heroes, such as Corrie ten Boom and her father, who have given their lives to save God’s Chosen People, and others who helped to establish the present-day State of Israel.
The Friends of Zion Museum exists to tell their story.