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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
    Almost six years after the expulsion of Israel's last ambassador to the country in the wake of the Mavi Marmara raid, Ambassador Eitan Na'eh arrived in Ankara to reopen the Israeli Embassy.
    Posted: December 5, 2016, 1:35 pm
  • צילום: אתר מתת
    Rachel Frenkel, whose son Naftali was kidnapped and murdered along with two of his friends in 2014, is suing Syria and Iran through the US court for allegedly supplying money to the terrorists who carried out the attack; she is seeking damages in the amount of $340 million; the three boys' murders ignited a widespread search and retaliation from Israeli security forces, which eventually morphed in Operation Protective Edge.
    Posted: December 5, 2016, 12:46 pm
  • צילום: קובי גדעון, לע"מ
    Mika Almog and Chemi Peres invited to celebrate President Obama's last Hanukkah in the White House; they will bring with them a menorah passed down in the Peres family since the Holocaust.
    Posted: December 5, 2016, 10:23 am
  • צילום: AFP
    AG still needs to approve agreement between coalition partners that would see the clause dealing specifically with Amona removed from the legislation proposal, allowing it to pass; Kerry at Saban Forum: ‘Supporters of Regulation Bill don’t want peace.’
    Posted: December 5, 2016, 8:34 am
  • צילום: EPA
    Italian PM to resign after voters reject his reforms; resignation increases political uncertainty, reflecting global anti-establishment isolationsim
    Posted: December 5, 2016, 7:24 am
  • צילום: אלכס קולומויסקי
    The plaintiffs claim that the barrier is built on occupied land and separates them from their properties and farmland; the judges denied the lawsuits on the grounds that they do not have the authority to intervene in another country's court decisions.
    Posted: December 4, 2016, 9:38 pm
  • צילום: מוטי קמחי
    Former Nazareth District Court President Yitzhak Cohen enters into plea bargain for community service and NIS 2,500 compensation to his victim, a court employee; investigation began two years ago when five women came forward.
    Posted: December 4, 2016, 8:37 pm
  • צילום: אפי שריר
    Then-12-year-old Assaf Yasour scaled an electrical pole to retrieve a ball, and he ended up getting electrocuted and losing both his hands; his family is NIS 1 million in debt for bringing their son to the US for operations and prosthetics.
    Posted: December 4, 2016, 7:15 pm
  • צילום: מוטי קמחי
    In his first comments since disgraced former Brig. Gen. Ofek Buchris agreed to a plea bargain, Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot says that Buchris has no place in active service or reserve service.
    Posted: December 4, 2016, 7:06 pm
  • צילום: מיכל פתאל
    Ultra-Orthodox woman strangles Women of the Wall board member Rachel Cohen Yeshurun; 'I feel that the act of strangling symbolizes the efforts to silence women at the Western Wall,' says Cohen Yeshurun.
    Posted: December 4, 2016, 6:21 pm
  • צלום: AP
    Iranian President Rouhani denounces legislation passed by the US Congress to extend the Iran Sanctions Act for 10 years as a violation of nuclear agreement; Tehran lawmakers call for counter measures.
    Posted: December 4, 2016, 1:13 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    Final results of elections held by Palestinian ruling party show no significant change at the top, and no real challenge to Abbas; Marwan Barghouti got the most votes for the 18-member Central Committee, followed by former security official Jibril Rajoub.
    Posted: December 4, 2016, 9:13 am
  • צילום: ירון ברנר, רויטרס
    After exposing numerous reports about both Prime Minister Netanyahu and his family, the respected Israeli journalist has earned the emnity of Netanyahu and his family and has even prompted several rebukes from the prime minister.
    Posted: December 3, 2016, 9:34 pm
  • AP
    Over 70 years after the end of World War II, Russia and Japan have yet to sign a formal peace treaty due to Russian occupation of the Kuril islands; Russian and Japanese foreign ministers meet to discuss issue.
    Posted: December 3, 2016, 12:45 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    The pugnacious retired general once warned Israel that continued construction in the West Bank decreases the chances of peace while increasing likelihood of Israel becoming an apartheid state; Mattis was also one of the most outspoken critics of the Iran nuclear deal.
    Posted: December 2, 2016, 7:30 am
  • צילום: AP
    The two Iranians and their Kenyan driver are arrested in possession of video clips and photos of the Israeli embassy in Nairobi; this is the second time Iranians were arrested in Kenya on charges of plotting terrorist acts against Western targets in Kenya.
    Posted: December 1, 2016, 7:45 pm
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    Break-ins, forgeries, creating front organizations and even planting bombs – all means were justified in the battle that the Soviet intelligence agency waged against the Zionist movement, the emigration of Jews from the USSR and the world’s major Jewish organizations. Classified documents now reveal that the agency’s leaders saw Zionism as a real threat to the Soviet empire, and did everything in their power against it.
    Posted: December 1, 2016, 6:51 pm
  • Reuters
    Gambian President Yahya Jammeh - who claims he has a secret herbal remedy to cure aids and is allegedly afraid of sorcerers - is facing the toughest election he's ever run since taking power in a coup in 1994.
    Posted: December 1, 2016, 1:02 pm
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    Facing grim employment prospects, young men are increasingly turning to private security firms that have cropped up for jobs; 'We are forced to cope with the labor market. I needed the job to build a life, have a future.'
    Posted: November 30, 2016, 4:26 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    Despite being re-elected as head of Fatah, speculation still runs rampant as to who will eventually replace the 81 year-old leader; the Palestinian Congress takes place amid the election of Donald Trump, the question of Israeli settlements and possible reconciliation with Hamas.
    Posted: November 30, 2016, 3:47 pm
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    Ice dancer Tatiana Navka says she was somewhat blindsided after her Holocaust-themed ice dance routine causes a wave of criticism against her. Navka, 41, who won gold in ice dancing for Russia at the 2006 Turin Olympics, and Burkovsky, a 33-year-old theater actor, say the dance was their way of paying homage to Holocaust victims.
    Posted: November 29, 2016, 6:52 pm
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    The bilingual community was not only under physical threat by the fires, but also faced attempts to bash Israeli Arabs in the media; ‘If they discover the arsonists are Arab, they should be punished in the most severe way possible. But you shouldn’t blame all Arabs because of a few terrorists,’ says an Arab member of the bilingual community in Jerusalem; ‘More than the fires themselves, we’re worried about the flames of hate,’ says a Jewish member of Haifa’s bilingual community.
    Posted: November 27, 2016, 8:12 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    The Islamic extremists have been pushed otu of the city by Iraqi security forces; militants banned images of living creatures, as pharmacies survived on imports from Syria; some militants left behind foreign wives.
    Posted: November 27, 2016, 7:31 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    According to first conspiracy, al-Sisi was to be assassinated during a pilgrimage to Mecca; plotters also intended to murder Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Muhammad bin Nayef; one of the terrorists offered his wife as a suicide bomber to divert attention away from al-Sisi’s imminent murder.
    Posted: November 20, 2016, 5:46 pm
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    Just like their neighbors in Amona, nine families in the settlement of Ofra are facing home demolition. But unlike those in Amona, they're confident they can escape the bitter fate thanks to Donald Trump and the 'Regulation Bill.'
    Posted: November 15, 2016, 9:56 pm
  • צילום: EPA
    Covering YItzhak Rabin for Yedioth Ahronoth for years as a political correspondent, Shlomo Nakdimon recalls his relaxed interviews with the prime minister in his Tel Aviv living room, where Rabin spoke of his relationships with the political and military elite and defines what victory is just months before his assassination.
    Posted: November 13, 2016, 10:16 pm
  • צילום: אוהד צויגנברג
    Four years have passed since the West Bank settlement was relocated to a nearby hill, and its residents still live in caravans despite a government decision to build them a permanent community. Meanwhile, the owner of a winery located in the same area files a lawsuit against the state, demanding that the government keep its promise to relocate the winery or, alternatively, evacuate Migron’s residents.
    Posted: November 10, 2016, 10:26 pm
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