Zionist Federation of Australia

Response to government announcement on Jerusalem: ZFA.

MEDIA RELEASE   * Recognising West Jerusalem could strengthen progress towards two-state solution * ZFA welcomes Government’s improved position on Iran 15 December 2018 For Immediate Release The President of the Zionist Federation of Australia, Jeremy Leibler, described today’s announcement by Prime Minister Scott Morrison recognising West Jerusalem as the capital …

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Zionist Federation of Australia on Hezbollah tunnels, Hamas vote at UN.

Earlier in the week, the IDF announced the beginning of Operation Northern Shield after discovering Hezbollah efforts to construct a network of terror tunnels on the Lebanon border. President of the Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) Jeremy Leibler said, “the discovery of these terror tunnels proves that Hezbollah is in …

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Visit to Parliament House Canberra by Jewish & Christian delegation.

Following on from a very special lunch between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur organised by the Zionist Federation of Australia where leaders of a number of Christian Zionist organisations met with representatives of the Zionist Federation of Australia, the ZFA was delighted to co-host a delegation of Jewish and Christian …

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STATEMENT: The Zionist Federation of Australia .

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. Over the last few months, Palestinian terrorists have been engaging in wanton environmental destruction …

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NSW Labor’s Faustian pact.

In choosing politics over principle, the NSW branch of the Australian Labor Party has moved further down the treacherous path laid out by Bob Carr and his ilk.  That path is contrary to the interests of peace for the people of the Middle East and to the values of freedom and …

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Media Release from the Zionist Federation of Australia:NSW Resolution on Israel and Palestine.

The NSW Labor Party held its State Conference yesterday, and our local news has been dominated by stories of the resolution concerning Israel and the recognition of a Palestinian State. The resolution urged the next Labor government to recognise Palestine, which the President of the Zionist Federation of Australia, Dr. …

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MEDIA RELEASE: Zionist Federation of Australia.

  With the support of Gandel Philanthropy, the Zionist Federation of Australia is about to send 160 young Australians on a 10-day trip of a lifetime this Israeli summer Taglit-Birthright Israel is a visionary program that provides a gift of a 10-day educational tour of Israel for young Jewish adults …

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Zionist Federation of Australia: Media release on UN.

Last week, the President of the UN General Assembly, Peter Thomson, wore a Palestinian flag as a scarf to mark the UN’s “International Day of Solidarity of the Palestinian People”. This day has been set in the UN calendar for 29 November. The following day, six Arab-backed anti-Israel resolutions were …

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ZFA statement on alleged funneling of WV funds to Hamas terror operations.

Statement by Dr. Danny Lamm, President of the ZFA, on the alleged funneling of World Vision funds to Hamas terrorist operations    5 August 2016 – Updated 10 August 2016  Dr. Danny Lamm, President of the Zionist Federation of Australia, expressed his outrage over allegations that Mohammad El Halabi, the …

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Zionist Federation of Australia Statement

  Statement by Dr. Danny Lamm, President of the Zionist Federation of Australia, on the alleged funneling of World Vision funds to Hamas terrorist operations: Dr. Danny Lamm, President of the Zionist Federation of Australia, expressed his outrage over allegations that Mohammad El Halabi, the director of the Gaza branch …

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Palestinian national identity and the roadblock to peace.

Palestinian Arabs

  A distinctly Palestinian national sense-of-self evolved during the 1920s – not organically, but as a negative reaction to Zionism. And this fact is at the centre of the current conflict. Let’s start with a quiz. Which Jewish leader said the following words? The land over which we have restored …

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ZFA: ANZAC celebrations in Israel 2016.

As is customary, the Embassy of Australia in Israel held a commemorative service for Anzac Day at the Mt Scopus Commonwealth Military Cemetery in Jerusalem. This ceremony has become an important occasion not only for Australian and New Zealand diplomats serving in Israel to mark this important day, but also …

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Statement from ZFA on the Istanbul and Brussels terrorist attacks.

Statement from ZFA President Dr Danny Lamm on the Istanbul and Brussels terrorist attacks 23 March 2016 With two different cities attacked by ISIS operatives in the space of just a few days, Dr. Danny Lamm, President of the Zionist Federation of Australia, sent his deepest condolences to the families …

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ZFA Israel Gap Year Program Fair

The Zionist Federation of Australia is holding its Israel Gap Year Program Fair on the 28th of February in Melbourne and on the 6th March in Sydney. The Fair will be open to all year 11 and year 12 students and their parents with the aim of showcasing the variety …

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Taglit-Birthright. Applications are OPEN!!

Come to Israel this summer with Hagshama on Taglit-Birthright. Applications are OPEN!! Taglit-Birthright Israel is a visionary program that provides a gift of a 10-day educational tour of Israel for young Jewish adults aged 18-26. The Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) is proud to represent the Australian Jewish community as …

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ZFA: Meet the Diller Teen Fellows.

Written by Hayley Hadassin – Zionist Federation of Australia The Zionist Federation of Australia has launched the Diller Teen Fellows leadership program has kicked off in Melbourne. The 18 Fellows were selected after a rigorous interview process held late last year his unique program that aims to create an international …

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Silence is Golden (But My Eyes Still See)

Per usual, the news this week has been mixed so we’ll go from bad to good in the hopes of concluding on an upbeat note that will help you usher in Shabbat with a smile. On Thursday a Muslim teenager took a machete to Jewish teacher in the French Mediterranean …

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Transparency for Thee, But not for Me.

Sorry to commence the New Year with a downer, but in one respect the first week of 2016 has proved very similar to the 52 preceding it. It turns out the Government of Malaysia has failed to provide Israeli athletes with entry visas that would allow them to compete in …

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Time Is On Our Side.

T’is the season for end-of-year summations, tra-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la. The newspapers are full of articles covering a range of topics ranging from politics through the economy to the Footy. So why should the ZFA be an exception? Thus in this – the final update during the year of their lord 2015 …

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Kangarusski Children’s Art Exhibition

Three hundred people gathered at Glen Eira Town Hall in Melbourne on Sunday 13th December to celebrate the year end of Russian School Lider and to visit the Kangarusski exhibition and award ceremony – “Israel through children’s eyes.” Kangarusski is the Russian Speaking Jewish Community department of the Zionist Federation …

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