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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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Zionism Victoria. Keeping warm with soup & chat while supporting others.

What is the best way to make your winter Tuesdays more enjoyable? The answer is having a cup of hearty soup with a friend or two at the Lamm Library! Thanks to Pesach Steinberg, Karen Lutchner and the Kook Kitchen volunteers, more and more happy community members come to the …

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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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New Research Aims to Understand 40 Years of Russian Migration in Melbourne

Jewish Care Victoria in partnership with Monash University Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation (ACJC) hosted the launch of The Jewish Care Victoria and Monash University Avraham Zeleznikow Russian Jewish Immigrants PhD Scholarship on 18 July 2016. The 3-year scholarship will focus on researching the settlement experiences of the Russian-speaking Jewish …

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Jewish Care Victoria: Record number graduate from Aged Care Course.

A record number of students have graduated from the Certificate III in Aged Care and Home & Community Care course, hosted by Melbourne’s Jewish Care’s Employment and Education Centre. 17 students graduated from the course, which has been run three times through Jewish Care in partnership with Selmar Education Institute. The course is …

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Jewish Care’s Annual Appeal Dinner 2016.

Jewish Care Victoria hosted over 420 supporters at its 2016 Annual Appeal Dinner at Leonda by the Yarra, Hawthorn on Wednesday 1 June 2016. The audience enjoyed an evening of heartfelt personal stories, musical entertainment and emotive videos, with Annual Appeal Committee Member Georgia Danos as Master of Ceremonies. Manders …

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Our Israel. Our Home – Jewish Care video to Celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut.

Our Israel. Our Home – New Video From Jewish Care to Celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut Jewish Care Victoria is proud to launch its second video, ‘Our Israel. Our Home.’ in its Holocaust documentary series titled ‘Rising From the Ashes’, in celebration of Yom Ha’Atzmaut – Israel’s Day of Independence (12 May …

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Jewish Care Launches Holocaust Documentary Series .

Rising From the Ashes: Jewish Care Launches Holocaust Documentary Series. Jewish Care Victoria is proud to launch its first video, ‘The Greatest Loss’ in its Holocaust documentary series titled ‘Rising From the Ashes’, in commemoration of Yom Hashoah – Holocaust Memorial Day (5 May 2016). As Melbourne is home to …

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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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Media Release: A New Era Opens for Disability Respite Services.

Over 150 guests attended Jewish Care Victoria’s much-anticipated official opening of The Coppel & Piekarski Family Disability Respite Centre in Caulfield on Thursday 17 March 2016. Special guests included Martin Foley MP, and major donors Michael and Michelle Coppel. This milestone marks the beginning of an exciting new era for …

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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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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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Taglit-Birthright Chavaya bus makes its mark in Israel.

MEDIA RELEASE Taglit-Birthright Chavaya bus makes its mark in Israel 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 the local …

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The Arava Australia Partnership (AAP) celebrated culinary differences

The Arava Australia Partnership got creative and cooked up a storm in Sydney!” The Arava Australia Partnership (AAP) celebrated  culinary differences between our two communities. The seven delegates from the Arava together with host Judy Phillips who cooked for over 90 people on Monday 30th November. It was a fun …

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Homelessness – We are All Just One Life Break Away.

Numerous events occur throughout the year that remind us all that there are people currently homeless or at risk of homelessness – Homelessness Prevention Week, World Homeless Day and National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week, recently held in America. But what do we really understand about the issue of homelessness, …

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