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“Is Anti-Zionism Antisemitism?”

Asking the difficult question. 19 August 2014 On Sunday night 200 people braved Melbourne’s winter to attend a panel discussion of a timely and important topic – “Is Anti-Zionism Antisemitism?” The panel hosted by the Zionist Council of Victoria and the Zionist Federation of Australia was made up of international …

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2014 ZFA Jewish Educators’ conference

  The 2014 ZFA Jewish Educators’ conference is approaching and we are thrilled to have a rich programme of interesting, diverse and exciting topics. The conference will be held at Mt. Scopus College, Melbourne on 17-18th August. We have 82 presentations, 16 international presenters and 48 local presenters, providing something …

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Statement by ZFA on politicians’ statement on Hamas–Israel offensive..

Statement from the Zionist Federation of Australia on politicians’ statement on Hamas–Israel violence For Immediate Release On 25 July, several well-meaning but misinformed federal politicians issued a statement in regards to the current Hamas–Israel hostilities. Dr. Danny Lamm, President of the Zionist Federation of Australia, said, “However well-intentioned these politicians …

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Jewish students condemn Melbourne flag burning.

 Jewish students condemn Melbourne flag burning  The Australasian Union of Jewish Students has condemned the burning of an Australian and Israeli flag outside the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Melbourne office.  https://au.news.yahoo.com/video/watch/24533019/flags-burned-during-anti-israel-protest/  “The storming of a government office, theft of goods, and burning of flags is a disgusting and …

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Jewish Students launch groundbreaking on line Holocaust Awareness Project

Media Release                                                      17 July 2014 JEWISH STUDENTS LAUNCH GROUNDBREAKING ONLINE HOLOCAUST AWARENESS PROJECT  The Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS) has launched ‘6 Million Friends’, an innovative social media campaign designed to help people conceptualise the number of Jewish people who died in the Holocaust. The unique …

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A Statement from the ZCNSW President.

Eyal, Gilad and Naftali: May their memories be a blessing.     Baruch Dayan Emet. As night began to fall here in Israel the news that the families of the three kidnapped teenagers, every Israeli citizen and Jews around the world had been dreading was announced.  The bodies of Gil-Ad …

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Israel Advocacy Update. CHASING HAMAS.

Written by Emily Gian. Media and Advocacy Director, Zionist Federation of Australia.. It has now been twelve days since three Israeli teens, Eyal Yifrah, Gil-Ad Shaar and Naftali Frenkel were kidnapped in Gush Etzion while making their way home from their respective Yeshivot. The search, being coordinated by the IDF is …

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Media release : ZFA Zionist Seminars

  ZFA Zionist Seminar. Youth leaders from Israel facilitate seminars in Melbourne and Sydney. The Zionist Seminars Program is one of the leading projects of the Zionist Federation of Australia and the Jewish Agency for Israel in Australia, bringing talented and committed young shlichim to work intensively with students in …

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Media Release: A Bar Mitzvah for the Generations.

13 June 2014   A Bar Mitzvah for the Generations By Sarah Bendetsky   For only the second time in 166 years, a Bar Mitzvah took place at Montefiore Homes Community Residence, and what a celebration it was!   Ron Kotev, a 13-year-old McKinnon Secondary College student, a passionate sportsman …

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Two lighthearted videos from Jewish Care Victoria

A Wise Person Once Said… Is a short  video made to complement Jewish Care’s promotion with Glicks Cakes & Bagels. Our Annual Appeal campaign this year is based on famous quotes. We extended this promotion by having 30,000 Glicks challah bags printed with a quote from Mr Glick. These bags …

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ZFA Jewish Educators’ Conference.

PREPARATIONS ARE UNDERWAY FOR ZFA JEWISH EDUCATORS’ CONFERENCE. The role of Israel in Jewish education is a key theme to be explored in this year’s Zionist Federation of Australia’s Jewish Educators’ Conference and we are delighted that Israel’s Minister for Education, Rav Shai Piron will be coming to the conference …

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