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Zionism Victoria, with 52 affiliated organisations, is the recognised roof body representing the Jewish community on all aspects related to Israel. Zionism Victoria leads and encourages Jewish and Zionist activity & expression amongst the Jewish community, whilst promoting and communicating Israel’s interests and Victoria’s relationship with Israel.

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  • צילום: טל שחר
    Yael and Yohan wanted to stop being afraid of anti-Semitism, Sarah and Stphane were looking for a place where their kids could play outside, while Elodie decided to leave her successful chain of pubs behind; 12 families left the comforts of Paris to settle in trailer homes in Brukhin.
    Posted: August 23, 2016, 9:10 pm
  • צילום: מארק ניימן
    President tours Hamas terror tunnel recently uncovered by the IDF, saying that while 'on both sides of the border there are civilians who want to live in quiet,' Israel 'will not tolerate any disturbance of the quiet, responding swiftly and firmly.'
    Posted: August 23, 2016, 8:19 pm
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    Amna Yasin, who was due to give birth in 20 days, was stabbed to death early Tuesday; her husband has been arrested in relation to the incident; 'This is a double homicide,' said the representative of an organization working to for the advancement of Arabs. 'There are criminals running loose and innocent people are paying the price.'
    Posted: August 23, 2016, 7:25 pm
  • צילום: מרק ישראל סלם, רויטרס
    After two days of mounted tensions between the two sides following Hamas attacks against Israel and Israeli reprisals, statement indicates that the recently signed reconciliation deal will not be affected despite hostile rhetoric
    Posted: August 23, 2016, 4:47 pm
  • Photo: AFP
    Hundreds of Palestinians takes to the streets after Palestinian who had links with the Al-Aqsa Martyr's Brigade died in police custody; Palestinian PM says looking into 'rare incident.'
    Posted: August 23, 2016, 4:31 pm
  • צילום: שמוליק עלמני
    As Foreign Ministry beset by budget cuts, diplomats decry decision to approve a Rosh Hashana party this September in Washington on which $13,000 will be spent on catering alone; Foreign diplomat: 'This could be a modest event. Spending like this is a waste of money.'
    Posted: August 23, 2016, 3:41 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    Head of the terror organization, Abubakar Shekau, is believed to have been hurt, while other commanders are 'confirmed dead'; however, Nigerian security forces have declared him dead or fatally wounded at least 3 times before, only to have him resurface.
    Posted: August 23, 2016, 2:51 pm
  • צילום: AP
    Amid concerns domestic political arguments in Turkey could spill onto German streets, the chancellor says she expects long-time Turkish residents in Germany to 'develop a high degree of loyalty to our country.'
    Posted: August 23, 2016, 2:51 pm
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    On a trip to the north, Avigdor Lieberman spoke on the IDF's role as a melting pot, rejecting multiculturalism and defending his order to ban soldiers assisting illegal resident children.
    Posted: August 23, 2016, 1:21 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    The world's most-visited city has been suffering since ISIS killed 130 persons in an attack last year, and recent developments continue to scare aware holidaymakers.
    Posted: August 23, 2016, 12:01 pm
  • צילום: דו"צ
    In its largest raid of the year, five different battalions confiscated 22 lathes and 54 weapons from West Bank factories; two Palestinians who allegedly ran the factories were arrested; operation was accompanied by violent disturbances, but nobody was injured.
    Posted: August 23, 2016, 11:21 am
  • Photo: AP
    A US court has ruled that the two Renaissance paintings shall remain in Pasadena's Norton Simon Museum, rejecting the attempts of a Dutch woman who claimed that the paintings were stolen from her father-in-law by the Nazis.
    Posted: August 23, 2016, 10:35 am
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    Photo published on Al Jazeera purports to show 2 of the kidnapped Gazans at a security facility in Cairo; Egypt denies having captured them, saying Israel or ISIS could be behind the kidnapping.
    Posted: August 23, 2016, 9:29 am
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    The ministry's director general wrote that rabbis are permitted to speak their mind; Be Free Israel said to Ynet that the rabbis who receive a salary from the state must be held to the same standards as other civil servants.
    Posted: August 23, 2016, 9:27 am
  • צילום: רויטרס
    In Iraq, Nigeria and now Turkey, child bombers strike; the growing trend of Islamic terrorists to exploit children to serve their murderous purposes.
    Posted: August 23, 2016, 7:55 am
  • צילום: AFP
    The rocket fired from Gaza on Monday gave Israel reason to strike Hamas operational assets, as part of its most significant strike in the Strip since Operation Protective Edge.
    Posted: August 23, 2016, 7:24 am
  • צילום: אלכס קולומויסקי
    When IDF Special Forces go on covert operations, they receive crucial information from the special operations officers at the situation room. The Judea and Samaria Division's five special operations officers talk about their challenging jobs and sleepless nights.
    Posted: August 22, 2016, 9:49 pm
  • צילום: EPA
    Former French leader announces plans to run for office once again in bid to defeat the deeply unpopular incumbent President Francois Hollande; Sarkozy: 'I have the strength to lead our country in these troubled times.'
    Posted: August 22, 2016, 7:14 pm
  • צילום: AP
    The Iranian foreign minister has announced that Russia long-range strategic bombers will no longer be using Iranian airbases to bomb targets in Syria; Iranian minister says that Russian bombers only used base to refuel.
    Posted: August 22, 2016, 12:41 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Kurdistan 24 TV showed a group of police officers cutting a suicide bomb belt off of a young boy before being driven to a police station Monday; it is as yet unclear as to which terrorist group the boy belonged.
    Posted: August 22, 2016, 12:05 pm
  • צילום: אלי אטיאס
    Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman's decision to halt volunteer activities involving IDF soldiers and foreign migrant children has been both controversial—among related Israeli charities and some former IDF personnel—and popular—among at least one local resident and anti-migrant protest leader.
    Posted: August 21, 2016, 5:50 pm
  • צילום: EPA
    The death toll from a terror attack at a wedding in southeastern Turkey has risen to 51; President Erdoan has blamed ISIS militants for carrying out the attack.
    Posted: August 21, 2016, 2:33 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    As part of its efforts to take over the Palestinian Authority, Hamas unexpectedly decided to run in the West Bank municipal elections; this led Israel to scramble for an action plan to thwart Hamas's ambitions, including legalizing illegal Palestinian homes in Area C and building a new Palestinian city, but these measures could still be too little too late, and Israel might have to deal with armed Hamas militants right on the Green Line.
    Posted: August 21, 2016, 1:03 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    In an ongoing wave of terrorist attacks in Turkey, suspected suicide bomber targeted an outdoor wedding celebration, killing 30 and wounding over 90, according to authorities; 'turned a wedding party into a place of mourning.'
    Posted: August 21, 2016, 7:29 am
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Speaking to Ynet, a Kurdish military official in north Syria describes the new reality in the city Manbij after it was freed from ISIS’s control and the city’s women were released, saying, ‘It was an operation to free the Manbij woman’; before leaving, ISIS rounded up some of the civilians and marched them as human shields until they reached the next stronghold; these civilians remain captive.
    Posted: August 20, 2016, 9:57 pm
  • צילום: MCT
    After five years of strained peace between them in the Kurdish majority northeast region of Hasaka, the Syrian regime has started bombing Kurdish positions and US back forces, potentially opening up another front in the war; the US has begun flying 'protective patrols' over the region.
    Posted: August 20, 2016, 4:33 pm
  • צילום: מוחמד שינאווי
    A new registration drive for Naftali Bennett's party is taking advantage of a recent change to party rules that permit its members to be secular or even gentiles; the Druze community is signing up in the hundreds; some allege that it's all a cynical attempt to refill empty party coffers.
    Posted: August 20, 2016, 12:26 pm
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