Masa Israel Journey offers young Jewish adults between the ages of 18 and 30 a range of programs in Israel from 5 to 10 months, including life-changing gap year, study abroad, post-university and volunteer experiences. The Zionist Federation of Australia is the Australian representative of Masa Israel Journey and our Israel Programs team is available to assist in program selection and provide support and advice in applying for scholarships.
It has been reported that the second round of Palestinian prisoners (a precondition of the current peace talks) will be released in the coming week. But does the surge of recent terrorist attacks suggest that the talks are fruitless?
The National Israeli Culture Photography Competition invited participants to submit photos related to Israeli Culture. The popular competition received over 200 entries from across Australia.
This week Israel blew up the most extensive tunnel ever built from Gaza leading into Israel. Ironically, it was built with building supplies transferred from Israel.
Over 70 young adults kicked off their week with a funky artsy fringe event – Gen 3
ZFA passes resolution on religious pluralism in Israel. On October 8, after much discussion, the Zionist Federation of Australia passed the following resolution at its Executive Meeting, at which affiliates across Australia were present.
It has been a week of remarkable accomplishment for Israel with two Israelis winning the Nobel prize in chemistry and Tel-Aviv ranking as the number 2 start-up ecosystem in the world.
An anonymous post was recently published on the Galus Australia website claiming that the ZFA is alienating youth and not in touch with the Zionist views of the community. This is our response to the author.
Hebrew holiday program a hit this Sukkot! During the Sukkot holidays, Habayit Home of Hebrew and Israeli Culture welcomed children from Prep to Grade 6 at an entertaining and educational Keytana Babayit, "holiday program at home".
ZFA Israel Programs runs Mind, Body, and Soul Series. Over the first three Tuesdays of September, young Jewish adults and Israel Programs alumni attended the exciting inaugural Mind, Body, Soul series.