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

ECAJ joins with AUJS for inaugural Advocacy Summit

August 7, 2018 by  

The ECAJ and AUJS held the inaugural advocacy summit in Sydney last weekend aimed at giving Jewish students the skills, knowledge and confidence to advocate on issues that affect the Australian Jewish community. Read more

Top Israeli human rights lawyer heading Down Under for UIA events

June 15, 2018 by  

Israeli human rights lawyer, Gadi Ezra will be visiting Australia later this month as a guest of the United Israel Appeal in NSW and Victoria. Read more

AIJAC thanks Australian government for principled stance at UN

June 14, 2018 by  

Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) National Chairman Mark Leibler and Executive Director Dr Colin Rubenstein have written to Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop to express AIJAC’s “sincere appreciation for Australia’s principled stance at the UN General Assembly by voting in favour of the US amendment to the unbalanced motion on Israel, and then being one of only eight countries to vote against the motion when the amendment failed.”  Read more

Australian women’s peak body tackles the problems of The Gett

May 23, 2018 by  

National Council of Jewish Women of Australia and Unchain My Heart Incorporated have lodged a joint submission on Gettrefusal with the Australian Law Reform Commission. Read more

ZFA’s Danny Lamm full of praise for Malcolm Turnbull and Julie Bishop

May 23, 2018 by  

President of the ZFA, Dr. Danny Lamm has praised PM Malcolm Turnbull and FM Julie Bishop for voting against a UN Human Rights Council resolution which called for an investigation into Palestinian deaths during protests along the Israel-Gaza border. Read more

AIJAC applauds government’s principled vote against UNHRC resolution predetermining Israel’s guilt

May 22, 2018 by  

AIJAC has applauded the principled stand the Australian Government took in opposing the one-sidedly anti-Israel resolution to set up an inquiry into the violence in Gaza at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) last week. Read more

Brisbane community unites at UIA Gala Dinner to celebrate Israel’s 70th

March 22, 2018 by  

UIA Queensland hosted 120 Brisbane supporters at its 2018 Gala Dinner on 18 March to celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary. Read more

Realising Ben-Gurion’s dream

February 14, 2018 by  

Eran Doron is the mayor of the Ramat HaNegev Regional Council in which its territory represents 22% of the land  of Israel. He talks to J-Wire. Read more

Green Sunday: Melbourne

February 13, 2018 by  

Over a hundred volunteers from organisations including BJE Emet, Habonim, Tzofim, Betar, Tora Metzion, Sherut, B’nei Akiva and students from The King David School and Leibler Yavnah College participated in JNF’s Green Sunday campaign in Melbourne on the weekend. Read more

Green Sunday: Perth

February 13, 2018 by  

JNF WA had a record year of youth volunteers for the Green Sunday campaign. Read more

Schnatties meet the Australian ambassador

February 13, 2018 by  

The Australian Zionist Youth Council (AZYC) and the Zionist Federation of Australia welcomed 131 Shnatties in Israel at an opening seminar recently. Read more

The CJC launches tree project

January 31, 2018 by  

The Commonwealth Jewish Council has launched a Commonwealth wide initiative of Jewish communities to support the adoption in every Commonwealth country of the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy (QCC) project by the Commonwealth Summit in April. Read more

ADC speaks out on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 27, 2018 by  

Australia’s Anti-Defamation Commission acknowledges  International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Read more

A Devine address at UIA Women’s Division Lion of Judah event

October 4, 2017 by  

UIA NSW Women’s Division hosted a Lion of Judah morning tea at the home of Andrew and Taryn Boyarsky. Guest speaker, Sydney journalist and media commentator Miranda Devine addressed 35 key UIA female supporters at the event, about the global threat posed by radical Islam to our safety and Western democratic way of life.  Read more

AIJAC hosts Israeli Labor MK Merav Michaeli

September 20, 2017 by  

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) recently hosted Israeli Knesset Member Merav Michaeli at a Sydney luncheon attended by leading media, political and trade union figures. Read more

AIJAC says thank you

September 17, 2017 by  

The Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs Council has hosted a lunch to thank South Australian MLC Andrew McLachlan  for his leadership role in resisting efforts to pass a one-sided motion calling for unilateral recognition of ‘Palestine” in the SA Legislative Council last month. Read more

NCJWA gives thumbs up to same sex marriage

September 15, 2017 by  

National Council of Jewish Women of Australia supports same sex marriage as part of its stand against discrimination.  Read more

WA MP talks of her visit to Israel

September 14, 2017 by  

Federal Labor MP, Dr Anne Aly, member for Cowan in WA has addressed a public function hosted by the Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) and UIA in Perth following her return from an AIJAC/Rambam federal Labor politician study visit to Israel earlier this year. Read more

JNF campaign gala in Melbourne

September 13, 2017 by  

Honouring heroes of the past and present and securing Israel’s future – JNF welcomed more than 1000 guests to this year’s Annual Campaign Gala event on Sunday evening at the Crown Palladium.  Read more

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