Tag Archives: Zionist Federation of Australia

Zionist Federation of Australia Condemns Amnesty International BDS Campaign.

The Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) condemns Amnesty International’s campaign against AirBnb, Expedia, Booking.com and TripAdvisor as part of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Campaign. Amnesty International is lobbying these four major digital tourism brands to cease all commercial activities with Israeli properties in East Jerusalem and Israeli settlements …

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The Zionist Federation of Australia welcomes International Paralympic Committee Decision

The Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) has welcomed the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) decision that it would strip Malaysia of its right to host the upcoming World Para Swimming Championships, after Malaysia announced that it would ban Israeli athletes from competing – the only country in the world whose athletes …

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Zionist Federation of Australia Statement on Rabbi Chaim Druckman – Israel.

Zionist Federation of Australia Statement – January 2019 For immediate release. The belated response by one of the most senior and influential rabbinic figures in the National-Religious community in Israel to a growing sexual abuse scandal has been condemned by the Zionist Federation of Australia as inadequate, irresponsible and unacceptable. …

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ZFA Response to ALP- Australian Labor Party, National Conference.

Zionist Federation of Australia Response to Australian Labor Party National Conference. For Immediate Release The Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) believes that unilateral recognition of a Palestinian state is counterproductive to bringing about a two state solution and peaceful resolution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict. Therefore, the adopted resolution at the …

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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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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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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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MEDIA RELEASE: Kangarusski’s First Sydney Holiday Camp

These school holidays marked the very first Kangarusski holiday camp in Sydney. Kangarusski is the Zionist Federation of Australia’s Russian Speaking Jewish Community department. The idea started in Melbourne with shilchah, Sasha Klyachkina and now for the first time under RSJC coordinator Anna Maylis, there were twenty children to attend …

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Zionist Federation of Australia: 25km Kinneret Swim for kids with cancer.

Zionist Federation of Australia. May 21, 2015 by Hayley Hadassin SWIM FOR LIFE. Yigal Sela is the Israel Office Director at the Zionist Federation of Australia. He is also a father, grandfather and cancer survivor. Originally from the UK he made Aliyah 45 years ago and on the 26th May …

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Israel Advocacy Update: No Jews is no news…

Israel Advocacy Update. Written by Emily Gian. Media and Advocacy Director, Zionist Federation of Australia.. For many years, the trend in reporting on world affairs seems to increasingly be that Israel is held to different standards than those which apply to its neighbours.  Earlier this week, the BBC’s Middle East …

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ZFA & ZCV Statement on problematic Walkley Awards finalists.

Joint Statement from the Zionist Federation of Australia and the Zionist Council of Victoria on the announcement of Walkley Awards Finalists   31 October 2014 The Zionist Federation of Australia and the Zionist Council of Victoria are deeply concerned that two blatantly biased pieces of journalism from the Gaza conflict …

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Gillard says “Everyone understands a state for Palestine. But not everyone says there should be a State of Israel,”

  Hon Julia Gillard 27th Prime Minister of Australia Receipt of the Jerusalem Prize Conferred by the Zionist Council of Victoria Melbourne, Australia 26 November 2013 [acknowledgments omitted] I am deeply honoured to accept the Jerusalem Prize tonight and proud to do so in the presence of so many friends. …

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