All posts tagged Zionist Federation of Australia

UN report: ‘errors of fact, appalling bias’

JEWISH community groups have sharply criticised the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) report into last year’s war between Israel and Gaza.
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Chabad North Shore’s Gala Dinner. Australian Deputy Prime Minister & Foreign Minister Julie Bishop.

‘An unambiguous, unapologetic friend of Israel’

MINISTER for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop MP impressed the hundreds in attendance at Chabad North Shore’s 25th anniversary gala dinner last week, declaring the Australian government to be “unambiguously, unapologetically, […]


Turning teens into leaders

A HIGHLY-RESPECTED US-based initiative aimed at creating an international network of Jewish teenagers to serve as effective leaders is being brought to Melbourne by the Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA). 

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Di Natale slammed over ‘Jewish state’ retraction

IGNORING the fact that the Jewish State has existed for almost 70 years and is recognised in international law, Greens leader Senator Richard Di Natale this week earned the ire […]

epa04750710 Pope Francis (R) exchanges gifts with Palestinian authority President Mahmoud Abbas (L) during a private audience at the Vatican, 16 May 2015. Person in the center not identified. The Vatican finalized a treaty recognizing Palestine as a state just this week, making Abbas's private audience with Pope Francis on Saturday particularly significant.  EPA/ALBERTO PIZZOLI / POOL

Vatican recognition of Palestine denounced

THE Vatican’s decision to formally recognise a Palestinian state “discourages the only way to a true and lasting peace”, the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) said this week.

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ZFA weighs in on soccer spat

THE Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) has called on soccer’s international governing body FIFA to show the red card to Palestinian attempts to get Israel and Israeli teams banned from […]


Bibi under fire for lurch to right

FEARS that Israel’s new government will hinder rather than help the already faltering peace process, as well as deepen Jerusalem’s rift with the US and other Western countries have been […]


‘Recognise the Armenian genocide’

JEWISH communal leaders in Australia this week voiced their support for international recognition of the Armenian genocide, a century after the persecution of Armenians within the Ottoman Empire led to […]


‘Deep concern’ over Iran nuclear deal

LOCAL communal leaders have joined the chorus of concern from Israel over the deal to curb Iran’s nuclear program.


Reaction to Bibi victory

COMMUNAL leaders have welcomed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s success at last week’s election.