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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: AFP
    Hassan Nasrallah has vowed to stay and fight on in Syria at the behest of the Iranians and the Syrians until the 'apostates' are defeated; speech comes amidst the end of another Aleppo ceasefire.
    Posted: October 23, 2016, 8:44 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    ISIS has stormed the Iraqi town of Rutba in Iraq's Anbar province close to the border with Jordan as Iraqi and Kurdish peshmerga troops advance on Mosul; meanwhile, UNICEF described conditions in at least one refugee camp as 'very very poor.'
    Posted: October 23, 2016, 5:00 pm
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    The popular Palestinian newspaper al-Quds interviewed Israeli Defense Minister Lieberman for a story to be published on Monday; Palestinians: 'It's an embarrassment that we are hosting the murderer and war minister of the occupation.'
    Posted: October 23, 2016, 3:59 pm
  • צילום: מוטי קמחי
    In letter to Education Minister Bennett, Teachers Association leader bemoans incompetency of ministry's director-general, saying education officials won't even listen to teachers' plight; kindergarten teachers hitch their wagon to teachers' protest over similar grievances.
    Posted: October 23, 2016, 2:44 pm
  • Photo: AP
    Joining a number of other Muslim-majority countries, it is unclear to what extent Iraq’s newly passed ‘Prohibition,’ which carries with it a hefty $21,000 penalty, will be enforced.
    Posted: October 23, 2016, 1:45 pm
  • צילום: גיל יוחנן
    Hazem Rasheq, 29, is also suspected of stealing a cellphone from the Shaare Zedek Medical Center and attempting to rob a supermarket in southern Jerusalem.
    Posted: October 23, 2016, 12:19 pm
  • צילום: רשת הדרום
    With the IDF convinced that Hamas has little interest in renewal of hostilities, and with a defense minister adamant that escalation is currently out of the question, southern residents view from their homes the belligerent missile experiments which cast doubt on an enduring calm for their towns.
    Posted: October 23, 2016, 10:43 am
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    An argument that breaks out between Yaron Mazuz and Roy Sharabi, Likud's representative at Israel's labor federation, during a Sukkot event nearly ends in a stabbing after the deputy minister pursues the other man with a knife in hand. Despite the many witnesses at the event attended by 350, Mazuz denies the incident, and Sharbai declines to comment.
    Posted: October 23, 2016, 9:53 am
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    The prime minister, who will celebrate his birthday with his ministers on Sunday, joins 800,000 other Israeli senior citizens enjoying many benefits from the Social Equality Ministry.
    Posted: October 23, 2016, 9:42 am
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    In aerial strikes less than a day after a senior Egyptian general was killed, the Arab Republic's injures the same number of terrorists that it take out in the northern Sinai Peninsula.
    Posted: October 23, 2016, 9:41 am
  • צילום: עמוס בן גרשום לע"מ
    'It is incomprehensible and unacceptable, a mistake,' Italian Prime Minister Renzi says of the resolution, adding 'To say that the Jewish people has no connection to Jerusalem is like saying that the sun creates darkness.'
    Posted: October 23, 2016, 8:30 am
  • צילום: דוברות הכנסת
    MK David Bitan is seeking to prevent Israelis from addressing international bodies like the UN and imposing sanctions on those who do, claiming that limiting the venues for free expression does not limit the freedom of expression.
    Posted: October 23, 2016, 8:00 am
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    IDF Col. Tomer Ifrach has a long personal history with Hamas' attack tunnels: During Operation Protective Edge he led a patrol group which was attacked by a Hamas cell hiding in a tunnel; two of his soldiers were killed, and he had to keep fighting with a bullet wound in his back; in an interview, the colonel explains his view of the tunnel threat—now and in the future.
    Posted: October 22, 2016, 9:53 pm
  • צילום:  שוקי חלד
    Israel's newest spy satellite may be getting rented out by the South Koreans to more closely monitor the threat they face from the North Korean military; South Korea is reportedly debating between using Israeli or another country's satellite.
    Posted: October 22, 2016, 8:51 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Watch: ISIS has lit a sulphur plant close to the city of Mosul on fire, causing civilians and soldiers alike to be hospitlalized with breathing problems; main hospital in the area is almost out of oxygen.
    Posted: October 22, 2016, 7:29 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Watch: A large flotilla of Russian war ships, including an aircraft carrier and the largest battlecruiser in the Russian fleet, sailed off the coast of the UK on its way to Syria on Saturday, in effect telling the West that Russia can do what the West does in terms of power projection, but do it better.
    Posted: October 22, 2016, 6:35 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    Iraqi and Kurdish forces are advancing on ISIS held Mosul with the help of close US led-coalition air support; meanwhile, ISIS has kidnapped 550 families to use as human shields, and is massacring civilians to pressure them into staying in Mosul.
    Posted: October 22, 2016, 5:47 pm
  • צילום: MCT
    The United Nations appointed the comic book superhero as an honorary ambassador on Friday, among protests saying she was an inappropriate choice; the two main actresses to portray the character, Gadot and 70s TV show star Lynda Carter, were invited to speak at the ceremony.
    Posted: October 22, 2016, 4:44 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    After Paris refused to sell Russia warships due to the latter's occupation of the Crimean peninsula, the French decided to sell the Mistral class ships to Egypt; the Poles are claiming that the ships were then sold to Russia by Egypt for $1, a move which Russia denies.
    Posted: October 22, 2016, 3:34 pm
  • צילום: AP Photo/Stanley K. Patz
    After being saved from prison by one juror who was not convinced beyond a reasonable doubt of his guilt, Pedro Hernandez again stands trial for the murder of six-year-old Etan Patz in 1979.
    Posted: October 21, 2016, 8:26 am
  • צילום: AFP
    A year after being exiled to New York by Prime Minister Netanyahu, Danny Danon feels he has proved himself to all those people who called his appointment a catastrophe waiting to happen. ‘As far as I’m concerned, the results speak for themselves,’ he says, taking pride in small victories. ‘We did things that have never been done before by Israelis at the UN.’
    Posted: October 20, 2016, 9:32 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    The Hezbollah terrorist organization is hit twice, after the US State Department adds Hezbollah leaders to its global terrorist list and the US Treasury sanctions several Hezbollah individuals for suspected ties to terrorism.
    Posted: October 20, 2016, 6:32 pm
  • צילום: EPA
    A Russian flotilla has been spotted sailing off the coast of Norway, allegedly heading to support Russian operations in Syria; meanwhile, US asks Norway for permission to station approximately 300 marines on its soil.
    Posted: October 19, 2016, 8:27 pm
  • Photo: Eloise Bollack
    The groundbreaking, family-run West Bank brewery is also shattering the glass ceiling with general manager Madees Khoury, who is considered to be the first Palestinian female brewer in the Mideast; 'there is great satisfaction when I go out and see people enjoying our beers. I feel really proud to tell them that I made the beers they are drinking.'
    Posted: October 17, 2016, 9:47 pm
  • צילום: האוניברסיטה העברית בירושלים
    Prof. Sergio DellaPergola, who has visited almost every Jewish community in the world and is considered an international authority in Jewish demography research, is concerned by studies suggesting that the core of the Jewish people is shrinking.
    Posted: October 16, 2016, 9:45 pm
  • צילום: דו
    The Paratroopers Brigade holds a large-scale exercise drilling parachuting into 'enemy territory' and landing Hercules planes transporting troops and equipment on temporary landing strips. The soldiers drilled raiding targets simulating enemy command centers and rocket depots, with the ultimate goal of being ready for any scenario.
    Posted: October 13, 2016, 9:35 pm
  • באדיבות ארכיון צה"ל במשרד הביטחון צילום: אבי שמחוני ומיקי צרפתי מערכת
    The IDF archives have released tapes of radio communications from the battle of Tel Shams in the Yom Kippur War, in which the Sayeret Matkal commando unit was sent to rescue a wounded commander in the field.
    Posted: October 11, 2016, 11:49 am
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