Eminent political historian to headline ZFA Plenary 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

A picture from Israel

December 3, 2017 by  
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Recently a group of young adults with disabilities set off for Buzz, a Tablet-Birthright trip to Israel.

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Herzl headlines this month

November 2, 2017 by  
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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

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

“Shalom Israel” as Aussie gap year participants get ready to farewell Israel

November 8, 2016 by  
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It is nearing the end of the year; a time for many to finalise, organise and work towards deadlines.  Read more

Teenage leadership plan

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

Commemorating Yitzhak Rabin

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

A special work experience

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

Swimming the Kinneret for children with cancer

Yigal Sela, who heads the  Israel office of the Zionist Federation of Australia, will swim the entire length of the Kinneret to raise funds for cancer research. 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

Australians “quizzed” by Netanyahu

April 28, 2015 by  
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Australian’s Chani Charak, 16 from Kesser Torah in Sydney and Chaya Leah (Lele) Kaltmann, 17 from Beth Rivka Ladies College in Melbourne competed in the 52nd World Bible Quiz held in Israel. Read more

The Shuk a great success

April 3, 2015 by  
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The Zionist Federation of Australia’s Israel Program SHUK has met with  tremendous success in Sydney and Melbourne. Read more

The Shuk: Learn all about Israel programs

March 13, 2015 by  
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The Shuk is coming to Sydney and Melbourne! It is the biggest Israel programs fair held in Australia and will showcase a wide range of gap year, study abroad, special interest, post-university and volunteer experiences for young adults aged 18-30. Read more

Jewish Russian community active

March 12, 2015 by  
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The Zionist Federation of Australia has launched its Russian Speaking Jewish Community project in NSW…and the first Russian Limmud has taken place in Victoria. Read more

Brave and timely

March 4, 2015 by  
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech in Congress has been described as “brave and timely” by the Zionist Federation of Australia. Read more

Bible quiz winner fifth in her family to score

December 10, 2014 by  
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The Zionist Federation of Australia’s  Federal Bible Quiz took place took place recently in Melbourne with the winner joining three siblings who have won  the prize and a fourth who was runner-up. Read more

Improving the connection

October 23, 2014 by  
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The Zionist Federation of Australia has expanded its initiatives to engage the Russian Speaking Jewish community (RSJC) with Israel, Zionism and Jewish identity. Read more

Israel-Hamas: Information meeting in Melbourne

July 16, 2014 by  
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In a joint venture between  the Zionist Federation of Australia and the Zionist Council of Victoria, a community information is being held this evening in Melbourne… Read more

Swimming for life

July 10, 2014 by  
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Yigal Sela, Israel Office Director at the Zionist Federation of Australia will celebrate his own ‘Surgical Bar Mitzvah’ 13 years after recovering from his bout with cancer by swimming 25 kilometres, 1000 (yes, one thousand) laps of a 25 metre swimming pool, non-stop later this month. Read more

Taglit at Tiberias

July 7, 2014 by  
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160 young adult members of the Australian Jewish community have arrived in Tiberias at the start of an educational tour of Israel. Read more

The Shuk – ZFA program options for 2015

May 13, 2014 by  
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The biggest Israel Programs Fair ever held in Australia is heading to Sydney and Melbourne. ‘The Shuk’ will showcase a wide range of gap year, study abroad, post-university and volunteer experiences for young adults aged 18-30. Read more

Habayit: Melbourne home of Hebrew and Israeli culture

December 10, 2013 by  
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“Habayit’s” ‘Chanukat Habayit’ (house warming)has been  held at the Beth Weizmann Community Centre welcoming families from the Israeli and local Jewish Communities to celebrate the new centre for Hebrew and Israeli culture in Melbourne. Read more

Bible Quiz Winners

December 5, 2013 by  
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Sara Krishtul,  a Year 9 student at Melbourne’s Beth Rivkah Ladies’ College has won the 2013 Australian Bible Quiz. Read more

Photo competition

October 25, 2013 by  
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The National Israeli Culture Photography Competition covering subjects relating to Israeli Culture attracted over 200 entries from across Australia. Read more

ZFA Calls on Israel to recognise all forms of Judaism

October 11, 2013 by  
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The Zionist Federation of Australia has called on the Israeli government to accept all forms of the practice of Judaism on a level footing. Read more

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