Category: Departments

Category: Departments

A Russian Rosh Hashanah

Almost 200 members of Melbourne’s Russian-speaking Jewish community gathered on Sunday 10 September to celebrate and learn about Rosh Hashanah. The event was coordinated by Anna Maylis, the head of Kangarusski, the Zionist Federation of Australia’s Russian-speaking department. She explained the meaning of each item on the Rosh Hashanah table and said the traditional blessings […]

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Rabbi Hartman heads home

It has been an incredible couple of weeks with Rabbi Dr Donniel Hartman visiting our shores. After headlining at Plenary, he spent the next two weeks in Sydney and Melbourne, speaking to Jewish schools, Jewish uni students and youth movement leaders, educators and the lay leaders. Rabbi Hartman’s ability to appeal to everyone, regardless where […]

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Diller 8 Graduates

The first week of September 2023 was huge for the Diller Teen Fellows as our eighth cohort graduated. The ceremony was organised by the teens and included speeches summarising their learnings, messages to the next cohort, thanking their families, musical performances and more. As they reminisce on their year, it is evident just how much […]

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Position vacant: Masa Australia Representative (Marketing and Recruitment)

About the Organisation As the peak Australian Zionist representative body, the Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) is dedicated to advocating for Israel within the Australian Jewish community and fostering strong ties between Australia and Israel. A core aspect of our mission is to inspire young Jewish Australians to engage in transformative, long-term Israel programs. This […]

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Outstanding speakers to inspire our teachers

The Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) is delighted to announce that the 12th Biennial ZFA Jewish Educators’ Conference will take place on 14-15 August at Mount Scopus Memorial College. This Conference provides Jewish educators from around Australia with the opportunity to listen, learn and interact with leading Australian and overseas educators. This Conference and its […]

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Game-changing “Israel Go” relaunches

The Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA)in partnership with UIA-Keren Hayesod has officially launched the second year of a two-year pilot program – Israel Go. This provides financial support for young adults participating in gap year programs in 2022 and 2023. Officially launched last year, Israel Go is a partnership with UIA-Keren Hayesod and private philanthropists. […]

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120 Aussies in the Arava

In the first of its kind, 120 participants from all of the Zionist Youth Movements as well as from IBC travelled to the Arava in Israel’s south for a three-day seminar in the Arava. A joint effort of the Arava-Australia Partnership (AAP), the MASA Leadership and Impact Centre, the Australasian Zionist Youth Council (AZYC) and […]

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Taglit-Birthright Israel registrations are open!

Taglit-Birthright Israel registrations are open for the first time in over two years! The global pandemic and travel restrictions had a drastic impact on the conduct of Taglit-Birthright Israel programs from Australia, with trips having to be cancelled through 2020 and 2021. With restrictions easing, the Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) and Taglit-Birthright Israel are […]

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