Tag: Jeremy Leibler

Tag: Jeremy Leibler

ZFA responds to sample test exam from ACHPER

Background:   A year 12 Health and Human Development practice exam included a question asking about religious discrimination and how it can influence mental health.   A sample answer stated, “An example of an individual being persecuted for their religion could be the Arab families living in Israel who practice the Islam religion rather the […]

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ZFA responds to Rabbi Rafi Peretz comments

The Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) condemned controversial comments made by Israeli Education Minister and leader of Habayit Hayehudi Rabbi Rafi Peretz. Peretz’s comments concerned conversion therapy for gay youth and the annexation of the entire West Bank, without giving Palestinians the right to vote. President of the ZFA Jeremy Leibler said, “I strongly condemn comments […]

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ZFA response to Todd Sampson’s Body Hack

The Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) is extremely concerned about the depiction of the situation in the Gaza Strip presented in Todd Sampson’s Body Hack on Network Ten. Despite Sampson’s declaration that his piece was not intended to be political and that it would be a balanced portrayal of the situation in Gaza, the item that […]

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ZFA Condemns Richard Falk Speaking Tour

The Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) has condemned a speaking tour of Australia by Richard Falk, a former “United Nations special rapporteur” for the Palestinian Territories. He is being brought to Australia by BDS Australia and given his form when it comes to Israel and the Jewish people, there is little doubt he will use […]

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ZFA extends condolences – Nechama Rivlin z”l

The Zionist Federation of Australia extends condolences on behalf of the Australian Jewish community to Israel’s President, Reuven Rivlin and his family on the passing of his wife and Israel’s First Lady, Nechama Rivlin z”l yesterday. Nechama Rivlin was, by all accounts, an individual who assumed her national responsibilities with grace, bringing her innate characteristics […]

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Litzman must be held to account

Isaac Herzog, Chairman of the Jewish Agency with Jeremy Leibler from Herzog’s visit to Australia in 2018. President of the Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA), Jeremy Leibler has met with with Isaac Herzog, Chairman of the Jewish Agency in Jerusalem to express the serious concerns of the Australian Jewish community regarding the ongoing delays in […]

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ZFA congratulates Prime Minister Scott Morrison

The Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) has offered its congratulations to Prime Minister Scott Morrison and the Coalition for their re-election following Australia’s Federal Election. President of the ZFA Jeremy Leibler said “On behalf of the Australian Jewish community, we congratulate Prime Minister Scott Morrison and the re-elected Coalition Government. We look forward to continuing […]

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A Tribute to Bob Hawke

The Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) has expressed its deepest sympathies and condolences on behalf of the Australian Jewish community to the family of the late Bob Hawke, Australia’s 23rd Prime Minister, in news of his passing at age 89 on the 16th of May 2019. President of the ZFA, Jeremy Leibler stated, “Bob Hawke […]

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Statement on San Diego Synagogue Shooting

The Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) expresses its outrage over the San Diego Synagogue shooting at the Congregation Chabad synagogue in Poway, California, near San Diego during Saturday morning services on the last day of Passover. About 100 members of the congregation were present. Four people were shot. According to San Diego Police an “older […]

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ZFA President responds to Tony Walker

The following is a letter sent to Tony Walker in response to his column in The Age and Sydney Morning Herald 18/04/2019, headed, “Melissa Parke incident raises difficult questions about Israel” Dear Tony, I read your column this morning and wanted to respond to several of the points you raise. While you say in the […]

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