All posts tagged Zionist Federation of Australia
An overhyped talkfest – that is the consensus among Jewish leaders in Australia about the January 15 peace conference in Paris.
When a Palestinian terrorist drove a truck into IDF cadets in Jerusalem on January 8, Dovi Meyer was among the first emergency responders on the scene.
Federal Minister Mitch Fifield confirmed he's a staunch supporter of Israel and Jews when delivering the keynote speech at ZFA's 2016 biennial conference.
Donald Trump’s historic election as the 45th US president has been met with mixed reactions from leaders of the Australian Jewish community.
Moving tributes to the late former Israeli president Shimon Peres were held at communal events in Melbourne and Sydney last week.
Jewish community leaders have given a rousing welcome to news that Yuval Rotem, the former Israeli ambassador to Australia, has been appointed acting director-general of the Foreign Ministry of Israel.
The Australian government has been urged to denounce a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) resolution that ignores Jewish ties to the Temple Mount and Kotel.
Communal leaders have condemned a diatribe by Adelaide media personality Peter Goers, demeaning Israel as “guns and Moses ... one long persecution of Palestinians”.
“Optimists and pessimists die the exact same death, but they live very different lives.” So said Shimon Peres, the last of Israel’s founding generation of leaders.
A petition calling for Benjamin Netanyahu to be barred from entering Australia has gathered more than 3000 signatures.