All posts tagged Zionist Federation of Australia

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Three cheers for Chester

THE Zionist Council of Victoria (ZCV), Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) and World Zionist Organisation this week honoured Philip Chester’s contribution to the Zionist movement and dedication to strengthening Australia’s ties with Israel by awarding him the prestigious Jerusalem Prize at its annual assembly.

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Fury over anti-Israel Walkley nods

TWO controversial reports, critical of Israel and decried as unbalanced and lacking context have been named as finalists in the 2014 Walkley Awards, which recognise excellence in Australian


ZFA engaging Russian Jews in the community

THE Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) is expanding its initiatives to engage the NSW Russian-speaking Jewish community with Israel, Zionism and Jewish identity, having recently hired a NSW coordinator,

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Fulfilling our birthright

GANDEL Philanthropy has recommitted to underwriting the Australian component of Taglit-Birthright Israel, a global program sending Jewish youth for short study and orientation tours of Israel. The program, which


Remember the victims this Rosh Hashanah

WITH Rosh Hashanah fast approaching, Jews the world over are preparing to join with their families to celebrate the High Holy Days. Heralding the new year, they will


Russian coordinator sought

A RUSSIAN-speaking Jewish community coordinator is being sought in Sydney, a role which will focus on engaging young adults in Jewish and Zionist activity. The part-time role with the


Israel apartheid billboard removed

A PRO-PALESTINIAN billboard in Melbourne that seemed to accuse Israel of apartheid has been removed. Under the headline “Apartheid: Wrong in South Africa. Wrong in Palestine”, the poster – which

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Lieberman trip cancelled

ISRAELI Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman has cancelled his trip to Australia only three days after invitations to a private function with him in Melbourne were sent out. Last Tuesday


Court rules against film fest protest

PRO-PALESTINIAN demonstrators could be arrested if a planned protest at the opening of the Israeli Film Festival in Sydney spills onto the street tonight (Thursday). Police had planned to

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London Declaration signed in SA

SOUTH Australian members of Parliament gathered to sign the London Declaration on Combating Anti-Semitism last week at an event held to officially launch the South Australian Parliamentary Friends

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