Zion (disambiguation)

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

Zion may also refer to:

In politics and religionEdit

  • Zionism, various ideologies supporting a Jewish home in Biblical Israel, and now, the State of Israel.
    • Christian Zionism, belief among some Christians that the establishment of the state of Israel in 1948 was a significant fulfilment of Biblical prophecy
  • 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 (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
  • 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 geographyEdit


United States of AmericaEdit

Other placesEdit



  • Zion (journal), historical and ethnographical journal published by the Historical Society of Israel, 1935-2013



Given nameEdit

  • Ben Zion Abba Shaul (1924–1998), Israeli rabbi of Iranian descent
  • Zyon Cavalera (born 1993), son of Max Cavalera, and drummer for both Soulfly and Lody Kong
  • 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
  • Ben-Zion Meir Hai Uziel (1880–1953), Israeli rabbi and former Sephardic Chief Rabbi
  • Zion Williamson (born 2000), American basketball player
  • Zion Zemah (born 1990), Israeli professional association football player and youth international


  • Zion I, a hip-hop group
  • Zion of Zion & Lennox, a reggaeton duo from Carolina, Puerto Rico
  • Zion.T, South Korean hip hop and R&B singer
  • Zion Kuwonu, a member of the American-Canadian boy band PRETTYMUCH



See alsoEdit