How to help Israel – community events and initiatives

Many of you have asked how you can help Israel and the Australian Jewish community. Opportunities are listed below.

Israel war briefing

Featuring Brig. General Res. Amir Avivi and an Australian Soldier on the front line
Thursday 23 November, 7:00pm AEDT
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At these challenging times our community needs to come together to send a message of hope and love to Israel and to ourselves.
Join us to sing, dance Israeli dancing and eat. Participate in activities that connect us with Israel, and most importantly be proud of being part of this amazing Jewish community. As part of this event we are installing in Beth Weizmann the “Wall of Hope” and we encourage all of you to share your hopeful messages with us. We will also be hosting Eilon Kotler with his daughter, a resident of Kfar Aza, who will share the day with us. Help us by sharing this event with you friends.
Sunday 26 November, 4-7pm
Beth Weizmann, 306 Hawthorn Rd, Caulfield

From Australia with Love. 
Spread the word about our letter of solidarity and help us add thousands of Australians names to it.
Print up a poster and display it at your business or local community organisation.

Download PDF poster
Please share the link to the letter with your friends and family –

Opportunity for Jewish people to volunteer in Israel

Masa has a program to promote leadership, inviting young Jewish adults aged 18-40 to volunteer in Israel, with a focus on rehabilitation and assistance for the people of the south in Israel.


Those interested in participating in the program are invited to contact Masa Israel Journey through the Masa  website.

ZFA Conversation – How to answer the tough questions: Israel and the laws of armed conflict

On Sunday 19 November international humanitarian law expert Pnina Sharvit Baruch and former politician Philip Dalidakis spoke about the laws of armed conflict and empowered you to speak with your colleagues about them.

Watch the recording

ZFA event – 

We need to talk about the explosion of antisemitism in the West

ZFA is proud to be co-presenting a conversation about the spike in antisemitism across the world since the October 7 Hamas attack.
Tammi Faraday, Host and Executive Producer of the popular podcast BRAVE JOURNEYS will talk about this phenomenon with Eve Barlow, a powerful voice about Jewish identity and antisemitism.
Watch the recording


Israel at war emergency appeal

Support the Victims of Terror Fund by donating to the United Israel Emergency Appeal

Support the People of Israel in these devastating times

You can send a virtual hug to our brothers and sisters in Israel with a community message of support and love.

Please upload your video message on the UIA vido sharing platform and they will be passed on to the victims of terror.

Stay informed

ZFA is providing answers to the top issues of the day so that you can understand and discuss them confidently with family, friends, colleagues and online. Read the FAQs page.

Regards from home

The World Zionist Organisation (in Jerusalem) invites parents and families of soldiers whose relatives are not in Israel to send packages and letters to their  loved ones. WZO will take care of bringing them to the right place.

For further details
Email WZO Moked:
Phone: +972-26204333
WhatsApp: +972-524403488

Israelis displaced – can you help?

About 200,000 Israelis have now been displaced by the war. Calls have gone out to help find accommodation for them. Australians can help.

WZO, the World Zionist Organisation recognises the need to find temporary housing for displaced families. If you have a vacant apartment, or if you know apartment owners from Israel or the Diaspora whose apartment is vacant in the coming months, please contact WZO or recommend that the apartment owners participate in this important project.

Read project details and registration methods

Email your local MP

ZFA strongly encourages you to email your local MP for Hamas to release the 213 kidnapped Israelis and foreign nationals.
Text for your email is on the Free the hostages website

Report harmful content from social media

If you want to report any harmful social media content you can do so by filling in the digital dome form.

Medical professionals – Israel needs your help

The Israeli Ministry of Health is building a list of medical personnel from abroad to volunteer in Israel should the need arise.

We invite friends of Israel to add their names to the growing community of medical personnel who stand with Israel. Please not the updated link directly to Israel!

Doctors, nurses, and paramedics licensed abroad can sign up join Medical Volunteers for Israel using the Ministry of Health’s online form, to ensure pre-clearance of medical licenses. Access the form here

DidJewKnow is a ZFA initiative that provides quick video updates from Israel.
Follow DidJewKnow on intstagram

Follow ZFA on FacebookX (formerly Twitter)Instagram and YouTube

How to support Israel and protect yourself

On Sunday 29 October JNF Australia, ZCNSW and  StandWithUs presented on how to best advocate for Israel and protect yourself.

Watch the recording of the information session

Graphics for use

Feel free to use these graphics to assist your explanations of Hamas terrorist organisation.

Remember that every action you take matters

During these difficult times, the IDF Spokesperson RAdm. Daniel Hagari took a moment to record a special message for you and the members of your organisations. The support of the Jewish people around the world for the IDF and Israel is overwhelming and he wanted you to know that we feel your love.
Watch his message
View more videos from the IDF

Add a hostage counter clock to your website

The Hostages and Missing Families Forum enable website owners to show their support with one line of code only. A line that stands for bringing the abducted and the missing back home.

By adding the line of code, visitors to your website will see a clock, counting the time that has passed since hundreds of people were taken hostage by Hamas. As we all must not lose sense of time, and the urgent need to #BringThemHomeNow.

Visit the Hostages and Missing Families Forum website to copy the code

United with Israel posters

Zionism Victoria has developed a selection of posters you can download and print out for gatherings and future rallies.

United with Israel posters
Bring them home poster

Sign the petition for human rights

Our friends in AUSIran are circulating a petition calling on the Australian Government to proscribe Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps. The IRGC helped plan the Hamas attacks. We encourage you to sign this petition.

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