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

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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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

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

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

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

Educating the Educators

August 26, 2016 by  

A huge turn out to the recently  Zionist Federation of Australia’s (ZFA) 10th Biennial Educators’ Conference in Melbourne.  Read more

Hop aboard the Kangarusski Taglit-Birthright Bus!

August 17, 2016 by  

Birthright trips are a regular occurrence in Australia. The Zionist Federation of Australia provides the opportunity for Jewish young adults to visit Israel in the summer or winter and explore the country as well as their Jewish identity and heritage. Read more

Zionism presence in Canberra

December 21, 2015 by  

The first meeting of an interim ACT Zionist Council has been held in Canberra expressing very strong support to establish a local, Canberra-based Zionist organisation. Read more

First youth program group this summer heads to Israel

December 19, 2015 by  

40 young adults from all over Australia and New Zealand have travelled to Israel on the first organised program during the Australian summer season.  Read more

Kangarusski Children’s Art Exhibition

December 18, 2015 by  

Three hundred people have gathered at Melbourne’s Glen Eira Town Hall to celebrate the year-end of Russian School Lider and to visit the Kangarusski exhibition and award ceremony – “Israel through children’s eyes”. Read more

ZFA at work in Canberra

December 1, 2015 by  

The Zionist Federation of Australia has visited Canberra meeting with the offices of 26 Senators and Members, including Cabinet Ministers, Shadow Cabinet Ministers and Senate cross-benchers. Read more

Teaching in Israel

October 29, 2015 by  

Gabby Oberman, a graduate of Bialik College in Melbourne was 23 when she embarked on a Masa Teaching Fellowship (MITF) in Netanya, Israel. Read more

Kangarusski camp

October 9, 2015 by  

Kangarusski has held its first holiday camp in Sydney. Read more

Teenage leadership plan

September 22, 2015 by  

The Zionist Federation of Australia has hired Ellie Golvan to implement the Diller Teen Fellowship in Australia. Read more

Commemorating Yitzhak Rabin

September 19, 2015 by  

The Melbourne Jewish community will gather next month to remember his life and legacy of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin z”l.  Read more

Australia plans tax treaty with Israel

September 18, 2015 by  

The Australian Government has announced its intention to enter into tax treaty negotiations with Israel. Read more

Community welcomes Malcolm

September 16, 2015 by  

Australia’s new Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is no stranger to the country’s Jewish community given that his federal seat of Wentworth is home to the majority of Jews living in Sydney. Read more

The ZFA annual plenary in photos

September 2, 2015 by  

Were you at the ZFA annual plenary in Sydney? A J-Wire photo gallery. Read more

Young Adult Division launched in Sydney

August 22, 2015 by  

I-Society celebrated its launch as the new Young Adult Division of the Zionist Council with a night of Israel Inspired Indulgence. Read more

Meet the people of the Arava

August 21, 2015 by  

Scientists, agriculturalists and educators from the Arava region of Israel are to visit Australia. Read more

From the Arava to Melbourne

August 7, 2015 by  

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

ALP resolution: a not so happy ZFA

July 27, 2015 by  

Dr Danny Lamm, president of the Zionist Federation of Australia has called the ALP resolution on the Middle East at its national conference “a laundry list of complaints against Israel”. Read more

Gandel Philanthropy funds Israel trips for young adults

July 14, 2015 by  

In conduct  with the Zionist Federation of Australia, Gandel Philanthropy has enabled 120 young Australian adults to experience an unforgettable  10-day trip to Israel. Read more

Sailing across the Kinneret on self-made rafts

July 7, 2015 by  

When 240 young Australians participating in Israel gap year programs hit the beach at the Sea of Galilee on a hot summer day,  something big was sure to happen. Read more

UN Human Rights Council Report of the 2014 Gaza conflict: The ZFA’s initial response

June 24, 2015 by  

The fingerprints of Israel-phobic UN Human Rights Council staffers are evident throughout the report into last year’s conflict in Gaza  by that body’s supposedly ‘Independent Commission of Inquiry’. Read more

A special work experience

June 9, 2015 by  

A graduate from Melbourne’s Bialik  has spoken about the “incredible work experience” he had in Israel on a project which will impact on the future. Read more

Diller Teen Fellowship coming to Australia

An American based-program specially crafted to create an international network of Jewish teenagers to serve as effective leaders is to be launched in Australia. Read more

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