Tag: zionist federation of Australia

Tag: zionist federation of Australia

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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ZFA congratulates new Labor leadership team

The Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) congratulates Anthony Albanese on his election as leader of the Australian Labor Party and Richard Marles who is expected to be elected Deputy Leader by a meeting of the Federal Parliamentary Labor Caucus on Thursday. President of the ZFA, Jeremy Leibler said, “On behalf of the Australian Jewish community […]

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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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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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Solidarity with Sri Lanka and the Christian community

We are shocked and outraged at the terror attack in Sri Lanka during Easter services. At least 207 innocent worshippers have been confirmed dead with many more injured. During Passover, when the Jewish people comes together to celebrate the Exodus from Egypt, we must recognise and also call for the freedom of all peoples to […]

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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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Letter to Minister Pyne on his Retirement

Photo courtesy of Will Nemesh, Liberal Friends of Israel. Dear Minister Pyne, The Zionist Federation of Australia would like to express its deep gratitude and appreciation to you on the occasion of your retirement from Parliament, after 26 years of distinguished service. Although during this time you have held a wide variety of portfolios, the […]

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Australia Shows Moral Leadership on the World Stage

The Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) expressed its gratitude to Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Foreign Affairs Minister Marise Payne for Australia’s strong rejection of biased anti-Israel resolutions at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) last Friday. The UNHRC ultimately passed five resolutions condemning Israel. Australia was the only nation which voted against all […]

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