Earlier this month on Saturday 2 November 2019, I, along with 2 friends from the Israeli community in New Zealand, went to show our support as Jews and Israelis with the Kurdish people following their betrayal by President Trump and the subsequent attack on them by Turkey. Being the first …Read More »
Rob Berg. President Zionist Federation of NZ.
Media Release –29 March 2019 Media Statement from the Zionist Federation of New Zealand on the antisemitic comments made by Ahmed Bhamji, a leader of the Masjid e Umar mosque in Auckland, at last weekends Love Aotearoa Hate Racism Rally in Auckland. ——————– At the recent Love Aotearoa Hate Racism (LAHR) rally …Read More »
Criticism of Israeli Government policy and actions is not only legitimate but is a vital and important aspect of any democracy. Israel should be challenged and scrutinised in the same way as any other country, yet too often this is not the case. Other countries, no matter how they came …Read More »
Zionist Federation of New Zealand working with the community to sustain Jewish identity, reinforcing relationships with Israel, and to foster a positive understanding of Israel and Zionism. 30 January 2019 Media Statement. It is with great disappointment that a mere two days after the world commemorated the International Holocaust Remembrance …Read More »
Over the last decade or so there has been a noticeable increase in bias of the New Zealand government against Israel. This despite New Zealand voting in favour of the 1947 UN Partition Plan. Whilst the slide in government opinion can arguably be traced back to the Clark government, it …Read More »
Despite the many conflicts around the world, there seems to be few as emotive, and that garner as much attention, as the Israeli-Palestinian one. And whenever there is a flare up, we see a rush to judgment against Israel before the full facts are known, an uncritical embrace of the …Read More »