Kangarusski and Kartoshka Night

May 23, 2019 by  

Kangarusski celebrated Lag B’Omer with Kartoshka (potatoes) bringing together young adults in Sydney in a social, informative and creative atmosphere at Woodburn Creatives. Read more

Aussie Madrichim to spend Summer in the Arava

May 13, 2019 by  

The Australia Arava Partnership in collaboration with the Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) has selected five madrichot to work at a Summer Camp in the Central Arava during the Australian winter for the third year running. Read more

Aussie students compete at the International Bible Quiz in Israel!

May 13, 2019 by  

Australian’s Emanuel Cohavi and Shani Spielman from Kesser Torah College in Sydney have competed in the 56thInternational Bible Quiz. Read more

Kangarusski Mother’s Day

May 13, 2019 by  

Kangarusski celebrated its traditional Mother’s Day event on Sunday at Sydney’s Our Big Kitchen with families, young children, young adults and former Kangarusski Taglit-Birthright participants. Read more

Anzac Day commemorated in Jerusalem

April 30, 2019 by  

The Embassy of Australia in Israel held the annual commemorative service for Anzac Day at the Commonwealth Military Cemetery, Mt Scopus in Jerusalem on Monday. Read more

Shabbat the Diller Teen Fellows way

March 18, 2019 by  

The Melbourne Diller Teen Fellows have produed their Leadership Shabbaton. Read more

Kangarusski the past in photographs

February 25, 2019 by  

Kangarusski has launched the photography exhibition of 17-yr-old Daniel Kuczko, 17 with the theme being A Study of the Jewish Métier in Sydney at the Sydney Jewish Museum. Read more

A Kangarusski Chanukah

December 20, 2017 by  

Kangarusski friends and supporters joined together in Sydney to celebrate the miracle of Chanukah, the end of another good year and the spirit of our community. Read more

Buzz gets back

December 13, 2017 by  

Fourteen young adults with intellectual/cognitive disabilities as well as their buddies, group leaders, nurses and psychologist have returned home to Australia from their ten day Taglit-Birthright Israel trip of a lifetime.   Read more

Festibayit for Habayit

December 13, 2017 by  

Festibayit is an annual event run by the Zionist Federation of Australia’s Habayit, the home of Israeli language and culture. Read more

Kangarusski gives back

November 28, 2017 by  

Kangarusski organised fifty volunteers to meet at Sydney’s Our Big Kitchen to prepare food to deliver to people in need. Read more

Diller Teen Fellows enter the Shark Tank

November 16, 2017 by  

Australian graduates of the Diller Teen Fellows program recently presented their final impact projects ‘Shark Tank Style’ to a panel of professionals. Read more

A special buzz trip

November 15, 2017 by  

Fourteen young Jewish adults with intellectual/ cognitive disabilities will leave Australia on a unique Taglit Birthright-Israel trip.  Read more

We Remember Rabin

November 7, 2017 by  

Zionist youth movements in NSW – Habonim Dror, Bnei Akiva, Hineni, Netzer and Betar come together at Maroubra Synagogue in commemoration of former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzchak Rabin. Read more

Herzl headlines this month

November 2, 2017 by  

Herzl – The Dream That Came True, is a one man show performed by well-known Israeli actor Amichai Pardo of the renowned Israeli Orna Porat Children’s Theatre. Read more

Kangarusski screens ‘Stateless’

September 19, 2017 by  

Kangarusski held a screening of the documentary ‘Stateless’ for the Russian Speaking Jewish Community at the Jewish Folk Centre in Sydney. Read more

ZFA plenary conference held in Canberra

September 13, 2017 by  

The Zionist Federation of Australia has hosted its Plenary Conference followed by a political seminar on the Monday at Australian Parliament House. Read more

Diller Teen Fellows work with Aboriginal community

September 4, 2017 by  

A group of graduates from the Diller Teen Fellows program has presented their concept of working with an indigenous community to build capacity in informal education for youth. Read more

Aussie madrichim spend summer in the Arava

August 29, 2017 by  

The Australia Arava Partnership in collaboration with the Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) initiated a new project to enhance the connection between Australia the Arava. Read more

Israeli year 10 students from the Arava visit Australia

August 1, 2017 by  

Twelve Israeli students from the Acacia School in the small desert community in the Arava region arrived in Melbourne for a ten day visit as part of the Jewish Agency for Israel’s Partnership 2GETHER (P2G) program. Read more

ZFA to send 160 young Australians to Israel

July 7, 2017 by  

160 young Jewish adults have left Australia on the Taglit-Birthright Israel visionary program that provides a gift of a 10-day educational tour of Israel, Read more

Diller Teen Fellows Cohort 3 Registration Open

June 6, 2017 by  

The Zionist Federation of Australia has announced that registration for the third Melbourne cohort of the Diller Teen Fellowship is now open. Read more

Russian Mum’s Day

May 15, 2017 by  

The Russian-speaking Jewish community has celebrated both Mother’s Day and Lag Ba Omer in what have become traditional events for the community. Read more

Did you hear the Buzz?

May 9, 2017 by  

Taglit Birthright-Israel program The Buzz is the first of its type from Australia and will take 15 young adults with intellectual/ cognitive disabilities on a Birthright trip – ten remarkable days of touring and discovering Israel with a group of peers, building Jewish identity, and connection with Israel. Read more

Masa gap year student wins two million shekels

April 13, 2017 by  

At 19, Alon Moss decided to spend his gap year in Israel and applied for the Masa Israel Aardvark program through the Zionist Federation of Australia’s Israel Program Department…and won two million shekels in a food waste hackathon. Read more

Building bridges for the future

April 6, 2017 by  

Australia welcomed a delegation from the Central Arava community  as part of the Zionist Federation of Australia and Jewish Agency for Israel’s Partnership 2GETHER (P2G) program – Arava Australia. Read more

Dinner with Ambassador Dave Sharma

April 3, 2017 by  

Australian Ambassador to Israel, Dave Sharma was the special guest at an intimate dinner with leadership of the Zionist Federation of Australia and Zionism Victoria last week. Read more

Buzz: a Taglit-Birthright Israel trip for young adults with special needs

March 28, 2017 by  

The Zionist Federation of Australia,  its Australian principal supporter, Gandel Philanthropy and its organisational partners, Access Inc, Flying Fox and Friendship Circle have announced the first-ever Australian Taglit-Birthright Israel trip for young adults with special needs (cognitive). Read more

Shnatties in Israel

February 14, 2017 by  

The Australian Zionist Youth Council (AZYC) under the auspices of the Zionist Federation of Australia welcomed the 2017 Shnatties in Israel in an opening seminar, full of ruach and excitement for the year ahead. Read more

The Diller Teen Fellows Graduation Ceremony

February 7, 2017 by  

Members of Cohort 1 of the Australian Diller Teen Fellows leadership development program have celebrated their graduation. Read more

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