Victorian opposition leader Matthew Guy says a Liberal government would be adopt IHRA definition

November 17, 2021 by  
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Zionism Victoria welcomed the announcement made yesterday by Matthew Guy at its Annual Assembly, that a future Victorian Liberal Government would adopt the IHRA Working Definition of Antisemitism. Read more

ZFA Plenary Conference

November 15, 2021 by  
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The Zionist Federation of Australia will hold its Plenary Conference on Sunday 21 November, online. The conference will gather Jewish leaders including student and Zionist youth movement leaders from around the country to discuss challenges facing the Australian Jewish community and the State of Israel. Read more

Herzog shows his appreciation to the Australian Jewish community

November 8, 2021 by  
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Israel’s President Isaac Herzog has written to Zionist Federation of Australia President Jeremy Leibler, welcoming the announcement that Australia will adopt the IHRA working definition of antisemitism, and congratulating the Jewish community for its role in securing its adoption. Read more

 “Israel Go”, a funding initiative providing financial support for Gap Year Programs in Israel

The Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) has launched a new two-year pilot program– Israel Go – which provides financial support for young adults to participate in gap year Israel programs in 2022 and 2023. Read more

Aussie madrichim in the Arava

July 19, 2021 by  
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Four Melbourne students have used their gap year in Israel to become madrichim to lead programs in the Arava. Read more

Government been recommended to relist Hezbollah as a terrorist organisation and in its entirety

June 23, 2021 by  
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The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security (PJCIS) has recommended the Federal government consider listing Hezbollah in its entirety as a terrorist organisation. Read more

Change of leadership: Congratulations for Bennett

June 14, 2021 by  
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World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder has reacted to the formation of the new Israeli government. Read more

Political stability

June 3, 2021 by  
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Zionist Federation of Australia President Jeremy Leibler has welcomed the news that Israel may have a new government. Read more

Jewish and pro-Israel groups welcome Israel-Bahrain normalization agreement

September 13, 2020 by  
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Jewish and pro-Israel groups instantly applauded Israel and Bahrain for agreeing on Friday to normalize relations between the two countries—the second of its kind between Israel and a Persian Gulf nation in the wake of the United Arab Emirates. Read more

COVID did not stop Aussies from visiting the Arava

July 28, 2020 by  
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Against all odds and in collaboration with the Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA), the Arava Australia Partnership (AAP) four madrichim were recruited for the Arava Summer camp in Israel this month. Read more

Henry Greener talks with Bren Carlill

ZFA’s Public Affairs Director Bren Carlill is the media liaison connector between our local community and Israel. Read more

Meet Israel’s Minister for Diaspora Affairs

July 24, 2020 by  
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The Zionist Federation of Australia has hosted an intimate roundtable meeting with newly-appointed Israeli Minister for Diaspora Affairs Omer Yankelevich MK on Zoom. Read more

Getting together in the Arava

November 18, 2019 by  
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It is not often that the stars align. So when many staff members, professionals and volunteers, of the Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) and Arava Australia Partnership (AAP)  were in Israel at the same time to organise something special making the Israeli desert come alive. Read more

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

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