Author: Emily Gian

Author: Emily Gian

We cannot allow others to define Zionism

By Alon Cassuto This oped originally appeared in the Australian Jewish News on 12 April 2024 Zionism is not just a political movement; it is a symbol of pride, a beacon of hope, and a source of inspiration. It stands as testament to the power of self-determination, the miraculous journey of an ancient people who, […]

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ZFA Welcomes Support and Solidarity

Zionist Federation of Australia President, Jeremy Leibler, has welcomed the support of the hundreds of community and community leaders who have today put their name to a statement denouncing antisemitism. “Following the barbaric terror attacks by Hamas against Israel on 7 October, when the Jewish community has been reeling with the tragedy and concern for […]

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ZFA Statement: Hatred has no place in Victorian schools

The Zionist Federation of Australia is deeply disturbed by the proposal for a “Week of Action – Solidarity with Palestine” by the Australian Education Union (Victoria Branch) this week. ZFA President, Jeremy Leibler said: “The Australian Education Union is proposing to teach hatred to young Victorians. It wants our students to be taught the monstrous […]

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ZFA statement on Australia UN abstention vote

ZFA STATEMENT –Australia UN abstention vote on October 27 Israel-Gaza resolution Zionist Federation of Australia President, Jeremy Leibler, said “Australia made the right decision not to support a UN General Assembly resolution on Gaza that failed to condemn the barbaric terrorist attack perpetrated by Hamas on 7 October or call for the release of more […]

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Jewish community strongly criticises new position of Australian Government

The Zionist Federation of Australia and the Executive Council of Australian Jewry are deeply concerned by the Government’s statement and change in language about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The ECAJ and ZFA are representative peak bodies of the Australian Jewish community. ECAJ President Jillian Segal and ZFA President Jeremy Leibler jointly stated: “The change in language […]

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December update from Dr. Ron Weiser AM

It doesn’t always turn out as planned. The Jewish people, small in number and constantly finding ourselves a minority in various host societies, with little control over our national destiny, saw Zionism as the answer to Jewish powerlessness over our own lives. To be a majority in the Jewish homeland and to be able to […]

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ZFA statement on Australian Government’s sanctions against Iran’s morality police

The Zionist Federation of Australia welcomed the Government’s Magnitsky-style sanctions against the Basij, Iran’s morality police and six individuals. “The Iranian regime is murdering protesters on the street and torturing those it arrests”, said ZFA President Jeremy Leibler. “In Iran, the punishment for demanding human and civil rights is, all too often, death.” Mr Leibler […]

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ZFA statement on Jerusalem bombings

The Zionist Federation of Australia condemns the horrific terrorist bombings in Jerusalem. ZFA President Jeremy Leibler said, “We mourn the murder of a child in Israel’s capital, and the injury of so many others, and stand with Israel and all people of goodwill who condemn these terrorist attacks. As Golda Meir said, ‘There will never be […]

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ZFA statement on Israeli election results

After the fifth election in four years, it appears that Benjamin Netanyahu will have a clear path to forming a government. The Zionist Federation of Australia congratulates Mr Netanyahu on his victory and hopes that this election will steer Israel back to the path of electoral stability. The ZFA also acknowledges the substantial achievements of […]

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Assistant Foreign Minister the Hon Tim Watts MP speaks at the ZFA’s Biennial Conference

Assistant Foreign Minister the Hon Tim Watts MP spoke at the Zionist Federation of Australia’s Biennial Conference on Sunday. The ZFA is an elected, representative roof body of the Australian Jewish community and represents 21 affiliate Jewish organisations across all political spectrums. The 2022 Biennial Conference brought together over a hundred Jewish leaders and professionals […]

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ZFA statement on Senator Birmingham’s Jerusalem announcement

The Zionist Federation of Australia welcomes Senator Birmingham’s announcement. ZFA President Jeremy Leibler said, “Senator Birmingham’s reaffirmation that Jerusalem is Israel’s capital both reflects the reality on the ground and is a welcome position of principle. Israel’s institutions of state are in Jerusalem, and all countries have the right to determine their own capital. We […]

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ZFA statement on the UN Commission of Inquiry Report

The Zionist Federation of Australia rejects the report by the UN Commission of Inquiry and calls on all those interested in a peaceful settlement to the Israeli–Palestinian conflict to do the same. ZFA President Jeremy Leibler said, “Through omissions, obfuscations and a lack of context, the report defies the reality on the ground for the […]

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