Senior journalists’ impressions of Israel

September 6, 2019 by  

Four journalists from around Australia have addressed Melbourne supporters of the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) to reflect on their recent participation in AIJAC’s Rambam Israel study program. Read more

Senior Israeli defence official visits Australia, speaks to AIJAC

September 6, 2019 by  

The head of Israel’s Political-Military Bureau at the Ministry of Defence, Zohar Palti, was recently in Australia. Read more

AUJS elects its executive Committee

September 1, 2019 by  

The Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS) elected its new Executive Committee which will lead the organisation into its 72nd year. Read more

Eminent political historian to headline ZFA Plenary 2019

July 5, 2019 by  

The Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) has announced that Professor Gil Troy will be the guest speaker at our Plenary Conference which will be held in Sydney next month. Read more

JNFuture Leaders

July 4, 2019 by  

Fourteen young Australians have returned from Israel inspired, motivated and excited to contribute to Israel and our local Jewish community. Read more

ECAJ welcomes the new Governor-General

July 2, 2019 by  

The Executive Council of Australian Jewry has welcomed General David Hurley who was sworn in as Australia’s Governor-General yesterday. Read more

ZFA soars ahead in gender equality pledge; acknowledgement of country  

June 27, 2019 by  

The Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) has adopted two forward-looking resolutions at its recent executive meeting. Read more

Birthright Israel gears up for the summer season

June 27, 2019 by  

With the support of Gandel Philanthropy its principal Australian partner of eight years, the Zionist Federation of Australia will send 160 young Australians, of which Gandel Philanthropy supports 80, on a 10-day special trip to Israel. Read more

Prestige U.S. award for Colin Rubenstein

June 3, 2019 by  

The Executive Director of the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council Dr Colin Rubenstein has been honoured for his advocacy on behalf of the Jewish people and Israel by the Board of Governors of the American Jewish Committee. Read more

Bedouin diplomat Ishmael Khaldi speaks to AIJAC

May 31, 2019 by  

Israel’s first Bedouin diplomat Ishmael Khaldi was recently in Melbourne where he addressed an Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs (AIJAC) lunch. Read more

A special evening in Melbourne for UIA

February 27, 2019 by  

The former Prime Minister of the UK David Cameron was the keynote speaker at the UIA Gala Dinner in Melbourne last night. Read more

AI at at the AICC

February 27, 2019 by  

Artificial Intelligence was the hot topic at a business lunch co-hosted by the Australia Israel Chamber of Commerce  (AICC) and iAngels, an innovative Israel-based venture capital company. Read more

David Cameron in Sydney for UIA

February 26, 2019 by  

Over 1500, including politicians and former prime minister Tony Abbott, gathered to support Keren Hayesod-UIA’s annual fundraiser in Sydney.  Keynote speaker, former British prime minister David Cameron did not disappoint while Israeli Nataly Zagaya gave a most moving presentation. Read more

Australian organisations raise concern ahead of Israel’s elections

February 25, 2019 by  

The Executive Council of Australian Jewry, the Zionist Federation of Australia and The Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs Council have expressed deep concern of two mainstream political parties in Israel bonding with the Otzma Yehudit, a party known for its racist links. 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

Thanks, Julie

February 25, 2019 by  

The Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) has expressed its deep gratitude to former Foreign Minister  Julie Bishop who will retire at the next federal election. Read more

Facebook plans external board to decide on questionable spots on its site

February 25, 2019 by  

The Executive Council of Australian Jewry’s co-CEO Peter Wertheim travelled to Singapore to participate in a two-day consultation on the establishment of an independent External Oversight Board proposed to empower to make final decisions about contested content appearing on Facebook. Read more

Green Sunday: Melbourne

February 12, 2019 by  

Over 200 volunteers gave their time in support of JNF Victoria’s Green Sunday Campaign. Read more

Polish Olympian refuses to coach Malaysian swim team due to anti-Israel policy

January 30, 2019 by  

Four-time Polish Olympic swimmer Bart Kizierowski has rejected an offer to coach Malaysia’s national swimming team, saying that he would not train the Malaysians after they refused to admit Israeli athletes into the country. Read more

JNF on tour: Day 3

January 4, 2019 by  

Each day a member of the current KKL-JNF Education Study Tour to Israel reports on the day’s activities. Read more

Rambam participants tell their story

December 10, 2018 by  

Participants from two different groups of the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) Rambam study program to Israel and the Palestinian Territories have briefed an AIJAC luncheon in Sydney. Read more

Australian leadership condemns Hamas

December 9, 2018 by  

Australia’s Prime Minister and Foreign Minister have condemned Hamas following the failure of un general assembly resolution on ‘activities of Hamas and other militant groups in Gaza. Read more

ZFA condemns violations on Israel’s northern borders

December 7, 2018 by  

Earlier in the week, the IDF announced the beginning of Operation Northern Shield after discovering Hezbollah efforts to construct a network of terror tunnels on the Lebanon border. Read more

AIJAC: Thank you, Australia

December 7, 2018 by  

Yesterday in the United Nations General Assembly, Australia joined 87 other nations in condemning Hamas’ terrorist tactics against Israel. Read more

ECAJ commends the Australian government

December 5, 2018 by  

The Executive Council of Australian Jewry has commended the Australian government for voting against three major resolutions criticising Israel at the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly on 30 November 2018, after having abstained on those same resolutions in previous years. Read more

AIJAC welcomes Australian “no vote” at U.N.

December 3, 2018 by  

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) has welcomed the Federal Government’s decision to vote “no” on six anti-Israel resolutions at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). Read more

Joint Jewish-Christian delegation visits Parliament House in Canberra

November 30, 2018 by  

The Zionist Federation of Australia has co-hosted a delegation of Jewish and Christian groups for a visit to Canberra and Parliament House.

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Opposition leader spruikes at AICC lunch

October 24, 2018 by  

Just four weeks ahead of the Victorian State election, Victorian Opposition Leader Matthew Guy presented his key election promises to the business leaders represented at the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce (AICC) luncheon on Wednesday. Read more

AIJAC meet the PM

October 12, 2018 by  

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council’s (AIJAC) National Chairman Mark Leibler, Executive Director Dr Colin Rubenstein and longstanding supporter Solomon Lew have met with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Read more

Honoring the memory of the 9/11 victims at the Living Memorial site in Jerusalem

September 7, 2018 by  

As the world commemorated seventeen years since the 9/11 terror attacks in the United States, the Keren Kayemet LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund (KKL-JNF), Jewish National Fund-USA (JNF) and the US Embassy in Israel held their annual memorial ceremony to honor those who perished. Read more

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