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Doing Zionism in Australia

The Zionist Federation of Australia Hosted a Visit by Shlomo Goldwasser

Shlomo Goldwasser, the father of Ehud Goldwasser one of the soldiers captured last summer, has not seen his son for the past 14 months. He spent the past week in Australia as a guest of the Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) as part of a national awareness campaign to highlight the distressing plight of his son Ehud, as well as comrades Eldad Regev and Gilad Shalit.

Bring Our Soldiers Home

The Zionist Federation of Australia together with State Zionist Councils across Australia has initiated plans to revive last year's 'Blue Ribbon Campaign' calling for the release of the kidnapped soldiers and demonstrating our unwavering solidarity with the State of Israel.

Zionist Federation of Australia Celebrates Yom Yerushalayim

The 40th Anniversary of the Reunification of Jerusalem has been celebrated with much zest and fervour across Australia. Specifically, various functions held by the State Zionist Councils elicited good turnouts and great festivities.

The Zionist Federation of Australia Brings the Herzl Exhibit to the Community

Herzl: Up Close and Personal, the travelling exhibit produced by the Department for Zionist Activities, celebrates the visionary of the Jewish state on the 100th anniversary of his passing and has proved to be a welcomed new resource for educational institutions in Australia – both formal and informal.

From left to right: Ron Weiser, Ambassador Tamir, Mrs. Katsav and President Katsav HERZL AWARD to Dr Ron Weiser, President, Zionist Federation of Australia

Dr Ron Weiser, in his 10th year as President of the Zionist Federation of Australia and the Australian recipient of the inaugural Herzl award, was awarded the prize by the Israeli Ambassador, Naftali Tamir in the presence of the President of the State of Israel, Mr Moshe Katsav.

Masada College, Sydney Visits Herzl Display

Year 10 students at Sydney’s Masada College experienced the Theodor Herzl exhibition set up in the school’s Teperson Hall.

Downer to Accept Jerusalem Prize awarded by The Zionist Federation of Australia

Current Foreign Minister Alexander Downer will attend the State Zionist Council of Victoria’s Annual Assembly to accept the esteemed Jerusalem Prize, awarded to the Minister for his outstanding support and service to the community.

Dr. David Breakstone, head of the Department for Zionist Activity (left) and Dr. Ron Weiser, President, Zionist Federation of Australia Zionist Federation of Australia - National Jewish Educators Conference

Australian Jewish educators demonstrated their commitment to Jewish learning and teaching at the largest gathering of its kind in Australia – the National Biennial Jewish Educators Conference run by the Zionist Federation of Australia.

State Zionist Council of NSW celebrates Yom Haatzmaut

Carnival, rides, food, stalls and gala concert are in store for those attending the Yom Haatzmaut celebration in Sydney, Australia

Professor Eytan Gilboa Visits Australia and New Zealand

Professor Eytan Gilboa – Professor of politics and communication at Bar Ilan University, had a hectic schedule of speeches, workshops and interviews during his recent visit to Australia and New Zealand.