New president for the ZFA

July 29, 2018 by  
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Dr Danny Lamm will not stand for reelection for the presidency of the Zionist Federation of Australia. Read more

ZFA asks The Greens to condemn eco terrorism

June 28, 2018 by  
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The Zionist Federation of Australia calls upon Senator Richard Di Natale as leader of the Australian Greens to abide by its core principles and condemn the eco terrorism being perpetrated by Palestinians in Gaza against Israel.  Read more

Groner event causes distress

June 24, 2018 by  
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An event to commemorate the 10th yahrzeit of Rabbi Yitzhak Groner has caused distress to victims of child sexual abuse according to The Executive Council of Australian Jewry. Read more

Australia not happy with US decision to quit UNHRC

June 20, 2018 by  
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Australia is disappointed by the decision of the United States to resign from the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). Read more

Lamm has firm words for Albanese and Di Natale

May 24, 2018 by  
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Zionist Federation of Australia President Dr. Danny Lamm expressed his disappointment with comments made by Labor MP Anthony Albanese during an interview on the ABC program “the Insiders” on Sunday morning and disputes Greens leader Richard Di  Natale’s description that the protest at the Gaza fence was “peaceful”. Read more

Dear Prime Minister

May 15, 2018 by  
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The president of the Zionist Federation of Australia Dr Danny Lamm has written to the Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull asking him to think about relocating Australia’s embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Read more

The settlements Regulation Bill…the ZFA has its say

February 15, 2017 by  
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The Zionist Federation of Australia has acknowledged widespread concern at the passage of the Regulation Law by Israel’s Knesset (Parliament). Read more

Jerusalem Prize awarded to Victorian MPs

November 21, 2016 by  
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The highly prestigious Jerusalem Prize has been awarded to MPs David Southwick and Marsha Thomson co-conveners of the Victorian Parliamentary Friends of Israel. Read more

Lamm elected to the Board of Governors of the Jewish Agency

November 15, 2016 by  
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ZFA President Dr Danny Lamm has been elected to serve as a Member of the Board of Governors of the Jewish Agency as a representative of the World Zionist Organisation. Read more

Community welcomes Malcolm

September 16, 2015 by  
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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

ZFA disappointed at Greens withdrawal of support

President of the Zionist Federation of Australia Dr Danny Lamm has voiced his disappointment on Greens leader Senator Richard Di Natale withdrawing his declaration of support for Israel’s right to exist. Read more

A letter to FIFA

May 11, 2015 by  
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Dr Danny Lamm, President of the Zionist Federation of Australia, has sent a letter to world football organisation FIFA about its intentions to debate  a motion calling for Israel’s suspension. Read more

The Chief Rabbi in Melbourne

December 1, 2014 by  
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The Chief Rabbi of theUnited Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth, Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis attended a Victorian Jewish communal event in his honour. Read more

ECAJ rejects Carr’s legal statement

August 13, 2013 by  
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The Executive Council of Australian Jewry has joined Shadow Foreign Minister Julie Bishop in rejecting the legal argument put forward by Foreign Minister Bob Carr backing his statement made at Lakemba mosque that all Israeli settlements on Palestinian land are illegal. Read more

Message for the Polish Government

July 21, 2013 by  
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The president of  the The Executive Council of Australian Jewry Dr Danny Lamm, has sent a message to the Polish Government following its rejection of legislating in favour of shechita. Read more

Babi Yar ceremony attended by world leaders

June 27, 2013 by  
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Hundreds of Jewish leaders from across the globe including Australia’s Dr Danny Lamm, have taken part in a ceremony at Babi Yar in Ukraine, where an estimated 50,000 Jews were murdered by the Nazis during the Holocaust. Read more

Representing Australian Jewry globally

May 8, 2013 by  
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Two members of the Australian Jewish community have been appointed vice-presidents of the World Jewish Congress Read more

Mazeltov Bibi

January 29, 2013 by  
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The Zionist Federation of Australia has congratulated Bibi Netanyahu on behalf of the Australian Jewish community. Read more

…and Manny Waks responds

December 18, 2012 by  
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Following the publication of the letter to the ECAJ’s letter to the Victorian Government Inquiry into Handling of Child Abuse, Manny Waks, himself an alleged victim of sexual abuse who made a submission to the Inquiry, responds… Read more

Organisations v Community

December 18, 2012 by  
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The Executive Council of Australian Jewry has written to the Victorian Government Inquiry into the Handling of Child Abuse by Religious and other non-Government Organisations criticising a submission claiming that sections of the Jewish community may have been at fault. Read more

School security upped by Federal Government

August 7, 2012 by  
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Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Justice Jason Clare today announced that 21 pre-schools across Australia will receive safety upgrades under the third round of the Secure Schools Program. Read more