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

Jewish values and force in armed conflict

March 5, 2015 by  
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Thirty members of Melbourne’s Zionist community have participated in a forum instigated by the Jewish People’s Policy Institute (JPPI) on the question of “Jewish Values and the use of force in Armed Conflict”. Read more

Israel experience a game changer

November 26, 2014 by  
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The Zionist Council of Victoria and the Zionist Federation of Australia have hosted Prof Leonard Saxe and Klutznick Professor of Contemporary Jewish Studies and Social Policy at Bradeis University who spoke on the subject of how the Israel experience is a game changer for Jewish continuity. Read more

Jerusalem Prize awarded to Philip Chester

November 20, 2014 by  
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Melbourne community icon Philip Chester has been awarded the prestigious Jerusalem Prize.

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An awarding evening

November 3, 2014 by  
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The 76th Annual Assembly of the Zionist Council of Victoria (“ZCV”) will be held later this month in the presence of Israel’s Ambassador to Australia Shmuel ben Shmuel. 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

Modern day miracle

March 31, 2014 by  
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To see a wheelchair-bound individual stand up and walk independently is an incredible experience, usually possible only in the world of sci-fi entertainment. Read more

ZCV Report Card

November 8, 2013 by  
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The Zionist Council of Victoria, its affiliates and members of the community will hold their Annual Assembly and year in review later this month. Read more

Melbourne remembers Rabin

November 5, 2013 by  
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More than 200 people have filled Melbourne’s Beth Weizmann for a moving commemoration marking the 18th Remembrance Day for assassinated Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. Read more


June 4, 2013 by  
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A motion condemning the Australian Jewish Democratic Society’s decision to back BDS against Israel was passed with a huge majority at last night’s Jewish Community Council of Victoria’s monthly plenum. Read more

MPs Find Trip to Israel “Life-changing”

May 21, 2013 by  
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A parliamentary delegation recently returned from Israel has unanimously agreed that the trip was “life changing,” at an event hosted by the Zionist Council of Victoria. Read more

Yom Hazikaron and Yom Ha’azmaut – Melbourne

April 20, 2010 by  
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Almost 2000 people packed the Arts Centre in Melbourne’s Hamer Hall last night, to join in celebrating the 62nd anniversary of Israel’s independence. Read more

Hate law in Victoria – no prosecutions

March 26, 2010 by  
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The Racial and Religious Tolerance Act was passed in Victoria in 2001….and not a single prosecution since. Read more