Strong support for Victorian MP’s Friends of Israel Lunch

September 16, 2019 by  

A record number of Victorian Members of Parliament joined the Parliamentary Friends of Israel Co-Convenors, Paul Hamer MP and David Southwick MP, the Jewish Community Council of Victoria and Zionism Victoria for the annual Rosh Hashanah lunch at Parliament House recently. Read more

The party goes on

June 27, 2019 by  

Zionism Victoria and the Jewish Community Council of Victoria have joined with the State Government of Victoria in hosting a cocktail party in honour of Israel’s 71st Independence Day. Read more

$92,000 government funding for Melbourne Jewish organisations

October 23, 2018 by  

Zionism Victoria, Beth Weizmann Jewish Community Centre (BWJCC) and the Lamm Jewish Library of Australia (LJLA) have secured over $90,000 in State Government grants for projects that will benefit the local community. Read more

An Inspiring story of courage, tenacity and camaraderie among wounded

September 7, 2016 by  

A sell-out crowd attended Beth Weizmann Community Centre on for the premiere screening of “Tiyul: A Story of Courage.” presented by Zionism Victoria and ZDVO Beit Halochem Australia. Read more

Giving Blood to Save Lives at Beth Weizmann

September 6, 2016 by  

An urgent blood testing held recently at Beth Weizmann Community Centre to help find donors for four Jewish leukaemia patients including a baby in critical need of non-relative blood stem cell matches. Read more

Fascinating Insights on Modern Israel Discussed at Zionism Victoria’s Book Launch and Panel

August 24, 2016 by  

Zionism Victoria have hosted the Australian launch of Rabbi Dov Lipman’s book, An ‘American’ MK, Behind the Scenes in the 19th Knesset, followed by an engaging panel on modern Israel. Read more

United to Support Israel in Australia and Overseas

August 23, 2016 by  

Zionism Victoria has hosted an international and national delegation of members of Christians for Israel (C4I) for an inaugural meeting with the leaders of the Victorian Zionist and Jewish community. Read more

Israeli lawyer talks to young professionals

March 8, 2016 by  

Zionism Victoria has hosted a Boardroom Lunch at which a presentation was made by Daniel Chinn, a London-born Israeli lawyer specialising in representing venture capital and private equity funds. Read more

Public speaking unites communities

March 8, 2016 by  

Zionism Victoria has hosted a cultural exchange program involving Year 6 students and teachers at Wonthaggi North Primary School and Melbourne’s Leibler Yavneh College at the Beth Weizmann Community Centre. Read more

Zionism Victoria’s AGM

November 26, 2015 by  

Over 200 Zionism Victoria delegates and community members have attended Zionism Victoria’s 77th Annual Assembly. 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

The industry of lies

June 26, 2015 by  

Israeli Journalist Ben Dror-Yemini explored the “Industry of Lies” targeted at Israel at a community event in Melbourne’s  Lamm Jewish Library of Australia. Read more

A belated happy birthday

June 16, 2015 by  

Israel’s 67th birthday has been belatedly celebrated in Melbourne at an event sponsored by the State Government of Victoria. Read more

A culinary tour of Israel

The Zionist Council of Victoria and KOOK Kosher Community Kitchen are delighted to announce their inaugural culinary tour of Israel to take place the 8th-16th of October 2015. Read more

Yom Yerushalayim trivia night

May 19, 2015 by  

Over 120 trivia buffs and Jerusalem lovers participated in the Zionist Council of Victoria’s Yom Yerushalayim Trivia Night. Read more

An early L’Shana tova

August 25, 2014 by  

The annual Rosh Hashanah Lunch with Victorian parliamentarians has been held at Melbourne’s Parliament House with over 40 State Members of Parliament and the leaders of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) and the Zionist Council of Victoria (ZCV). Read more

Is anti-Zionism antisemitism?

August 18, 2014 by  

200 members of the Melbourne community have attended a  panel discussion on – “Is Anti-Zionism Anti-Semitism?” Read more

Liberman not scheduled to visit Australia

August 17, 2014 by  

A Jewish newspaper published an “exclusive” report that Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman was “set for an Oz Tour” later this month.  J-Wire can confirm he is not. Read more

Melbourne welcomes new ambassador

November 27, 2013 by  

Israel’s new ambassador to Australia Shmuel Ben-Shmuel has been welcomed by the Melbourne community. Read more

Australia condemns attacks in Southern Israel

August 21, 2011 by  


The Federal Government has condemned the attacks in Southern Israel. Read more

Hate law in Victoria – no prosecutions

March 26, 2010 by  

The Racial and Religious Tolerance Act was passed in Victoria in 2001….and not a single prosecution since. Read more

New Israel Fund: Danny Lamm responds to Nathan Cherny

February 10, 2010 by  

The President of the  Zionist Council of Victoria, Danny Lamm, withdrew its sponsorship of a meeting in Melbourne at which NIF head Naomi Chazan was due to speak. His position was criticised by Melbourne-born Israeli Nathan Cherny. Danny Lamm responds… Read more

ZIonist Council of Victoria book launched in Israel

August 3, 2009 by  

It was standing room only for the launch of the “Building a Nation” anthology – a collection of our community’s personal contributions to Israel on August 2nd  at the Beth Weizmann Community Centre. Read more