Category: Advocacy

Category: Advocacy

ZFA statement on dissolution of Knesset, Israel heading to polls

The Zionist Federation of Australia notes the decision to dissolve the Israeli government, and congratulates Yair Lapid on becoming interim prime minister. ZFA Director of Public Affairs Bren Carlill said, “While few want another round of elections in Israel, we take pleasure in the smooth and cooperative transfer of power, and that the decision to […]

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ZFA welcomes Australian Government’s rejection of UN disproportionate focus on Israel

The Zionist Federation of Australia welcomes the Australian Government’s rejection of the UN Human Rights Council’s disproportionate focus on Israel. On Monday, the new Australian Government rejected the proposition that Israel should be a permanent Human Rights Council agenda item and expressed its “fundamental concerns about the nature” of the Human Rights Council’s permanent commission […]

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Statement on UN Commission of Inquiry

The Zionist Federation of Australia criticised the UN Human Rights Council’s ‘Report of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and Israel’. ZFA President Jeremy Leibler said, “Just as Israel is the Human Rights Council’s only permanent agenda item, this commission of inquiry is the Human Rights Council’s […]

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A responsibility to march with respect

By Jeremy Leibler and Chaya Herszberg Jerusalem sits at the heart of Jewish consciousness, hope and meaning. For more than 3,000 years, Jewish people have prayed facing Jerusalem, yearning to return to their homeland. The eternal capital of Israel, it has always been and will forever remain a symbol and story, a space which defines […]

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