Zion (disambiguation)

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Zion is a place name often used as a synonym for Jerusalem.

Zion may also refer to:

In politics and religion[edit]

  • Zionism, various ideologies supporting a Jewish home in Biblical Israel, and now, the State of Israel.
  • World Zionist Organization, the group founded at the First Zionist Congress in 1897 and dedicated to implementing Zionist ideology
  • Zionist Churches, a group of Christian denominations in Southern Africa that stem from the Christian Catholic Apostolic Church in Zion (see below) with an emphasis on spiritual healing
  • Zion Christian Church, a large denomination among African Zionists
  • Zion (Latter Day Saints), In LDS theology, Zion can refer to The Lord's people ("the pure in heart"), a specific place (Jerusalem, New Jerusalem, etc.), or both.
  • Zionites (Germany), a religious sect from the 18th century based in Western Germany
  • Christian Catholic Apostolic Church, also known as the Zionites, a fringe church founded in 1896 by John Alexander Dowie in Zion, Illinois that believed in a flat Earth
  • Christian Zionism, belief among some Christians that the establishment of the state of Israel in 1948 was a significant fulfilment of Biblical prophecy
  • Zion Bible College, a Pentecostal Bible college in Barrington, RI, now Northpoint Bible College in Haverhill, MA
  • Zion College, a former Bible institute in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Zion, the Rastafarian goal of heaven upon earth; also used to refer to either Ethiopia or Africa, e.g. "the land of Zion"

In geography[edit]

Jerusalem[edit]

United States of America[edit]

Other places[edit]

People[edit]

  • Ben Zion Abba Shaul (1924–1998), Israeli rabbi of Iranian descent
  • Ben-Zion Meir Hai Uziel (1880–1953), Israeli rabbi and former Sephardic Chief Rabbi
  • Meir Har-Zion (born 1934), Israeli military commando fighter
  • Sidney Zion (1933–2009), American journalist and author
  • Zion Cohen (born 1983), Israeli former professional association football player
  • Zion Golan (born 1955), Israeli singer of Yemeni descent
  • Zion Levy (1925–2008), Israeli rabbi who served as the Chief Rabbi of Panama
  • Zion Merili (born 1957), Israeli former professional association football player and international
  • Zion Zemah (born 1990), Israeli professional association football player and youth international
  • Zyon Cavalera (born 1993), son of Max Cavalera, and drummer for both Soulfly and Lody Kong

Other[edit]

See also[edit]