OA, the oldest and one of the largest pro-Israel organizations in the United States, today announced that it has been awarded Outstanding Achievement in Website Development by the Interactive Media Awards™ (IMA) for ZOA.org. The honor recognizes that the site met and surpassed the basic standards of excellence that comprise the web’s most professional work. The ZOA website was honored specifically for excellence in the “Charity” category.
The contest judging consisted of various criteria, including design, usability, and innovation in technical features, standards compliance and content. In order to win this award level, the site had to meet strict guidelines in each area — an achievement only a fraction of sites in the IMA competition earn each quarter.
ZOA executives proudly pointed out the perfect score of “100” the site received in the content portion of its scorecard.
Morton A. Klein, national president, and David Drimer, national executive director of ZOA, said, “It’s an honor to have our work recognized by the Interactive Media Awards. ZOA’s communications initiatives are world-class examples of how the full gamut of media resources is essential to educate the public on its message regarding the ongoing Arab war against Israel and the continued growth of anti-Semitism, especially on U.S. college campuses.
“This accolade is further proof we are succeeding in crafting digital platforms that reach out to a younger demographic audience, especially. Similarly, ZOA’s Facebook page “likes” and Twitter followers have grown exponentially over recent months,” they added.
This is the second time in one week that ZOA has been recognized in a prestigious international digital awards competition; the organization announced it had won a Davey award in the “Political” category just a few days prior.