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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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    Elul is a month of forgiveness and introspection. Thousands of Jews of all ages, religious and secular, tour the streets of Jerusalem, reconnecting and reclaiming...
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    Moments before flying back to Washington, US President Barack Obama offered the former president a ride back to the US, saying, ‘Let’s go, Bill, I’ll take you home.’
    Posted: October 1, 2016, 9:11 am
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    Making history, the Israeli Judicial Committee appoints two Ethiopian Israeli women to serve as judges; among the group of newly appointed judges was also Miriam Banki, the mother of Shira Banki, who was assasinated in the '15 Jerusalem Pride parade.
    Posted: October 1, 2016, 7:04 am
  • צילום: מד"א
    A Palestinian man reportedly stabbed an IDF soldier at the checkpoint separating the West Bank and Jerusalem; the attacker was shot and killed by security forces at the scene, and the soldier is said to have been moderately wounded; later on, violent protests broke out at the checkpoint.
    Posted: September 30, 2016, 8:27 pm
  • צילום: מארק ניימן, לע"מ
    The PA president was heavily rebuked by the Palestinian media and on social networks for attending the former Israeli president’s funeral on Friday. Some referred to Abbas as a traitor for crying at the event.
    Posted: September 30, 2016, 6:36 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    The peace agreement, signed on September 26, ended decades of war. The fighting between the government and FARC rebels had cost hundreds of thousands of lives in the South-American country.
    Posted: September 30, 2016, 5:13 pm
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    A 39-year old woman known as Umm Hanadi has lately become ISIS’ least favorite lady, leading dozens of fighters into battle against the terrorist organization in the Mosul area.
    Posted: September 30, 2016, 4:18 pm
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    Avi Ben-Tzion was murdered by three Palestinian assailants in the West Bank in December 2014. Nearly two years later, his family finally managed to convince the state to recognize his murder as a terrorist incident.
    Posted: September 30, 2016, 2:48 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    Leaders from the past and present, from Israel and abroad, came to accompany Israel's ninth president to his final resting place, as close friend author Amos Oz and his three children also eulogized him.
    Posted: September 30, 2016, 11:26 am
  • צילום: EPA
    As former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres was delivered to his final resting place, Israeli and US leaders past and present eulogized the former statesman for all he did for the Jewish state and the Jewish nation.
    Posted: September 30, 2016, 10:20 am
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Eulogizing Israel's ninth president Shimon Peres, the US president praised his visions of hope, boundless optimism and his will to 'make life better for people around the world. His pursuit of peace was never naive. He never gave up.'
    Posted: September 30, 2016, 9:02 am
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    Shimon Peres is still bringing people together even after his death; PA President Abbas came to Peres's funeral and shook Israeli PM Netanyahu's hand and spoke briefly; Abbas: 'Long time, long time; PM Netanyahu: 'It's something that I appreciate very much on behalf of our people and on behalf of us.'
    Posted: September 30, 2016, 8:58 am
  • צילום: shuttetrstock
    With 1 in 3 Israeli children suffering from cyber abuse, the Israeli government has approved the establishment of a national initiative to combat the phenomenon; public security minister says plan will constitute a digital ‘Iron Dome.’
    Posted: September 30, 2016, 7:58 am
  • צילום: AFP
    The heads of the Russian Foreign and Defense ministries have accused the United States of supporting terrorists in Syria; meanwhile, the US warns Russia that it faces attacks on its soil from Islamic groups if they don't come to the negotiating table with the Americans.
    Posted: September 29, 2016, 7:02 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    Indian Special Forces soldiers crossed the border into Pakistan early Thursday morning to attack staging points for Pakistan based militants; India and Pakistan have a historic animosity towards one another, and both have nuclear weapons.
    Posted: September 29, 2016, 6:18 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    Tragedy has struck the Hoboken commuter train station in New Jersey as a train full of passengers slams into the terminal; a witness to the crash: 'It simply did not stop... 'it went right through the barriers and into the reception area.'
    Posted: September 29, 2016, 4:39 pm
  • Photo: Reuters
    Icelanders to vote in Oct. 29 parliamentary election; Pirate Party leads opinion polls, could form government, riding wave of public anger over perceived corruption; this would deal another blow to Europe mainstream politicians
    Posted: September 29, 2016, 3:39 pm
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    From his hometown in Belarus, through his elementary school and youth village, to the kibbutz he worked at as a shepherd, the former president receives an emotional farewell from many people who knew him before he occupied Israel’s most prestigious roles.
    Posted: September 29, 2016, 10:36 am
  • צילום: רויטרס
    US citizens may soon be able to sue Saudi Arabia for damages sustained as a result of the terror attacks of September 11, 2001, after the US Senate voted to override President Obama's veto on the matter.
    Posted: September 28, 2016, 8:09 pm
  • AFP
    With improving the economy on the agenda in light of regional turmoil, Jordan's King Abdullah swore in a new government on Wednesday; while much of the 29 member cabinet remains unchanged, it will face stiff opposition from a parliament with a Muslim Brotherhood presence.
    Posted: September 28, 2016, 4:22 pm
  • צילום: תומריקו
    A mapping project based on Civil Administration maps and database marks more than 2,500 housing units, residential buildings and commercial structures in dozens of Jewish communities; Many buildings it turns out were built on private rather than state-owned lands, making them illegal; project shows how complicated settling West Bank settlement issue is.
    Posted: September 27, 2016, 9:24 pm
  • צילום: רוטרס
    The Assad regime has launched its biggest ever ground assault against the rebels holding out in Aleppo, Syria's former economic capital; heavy fighting is being reported around the city; Hezbollah leader Nasrallah: 'there are no prospects for political solutions ... the final word is for the battlefield.'
    Posted: September 27, 2016, 9:23 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    A look into the status of the press and treatment of journalists in the Palestinian territories, Egypt, Syria, Saudi Arabia and Oman.
    Posted: September 27, 2016, 1:25 pm
  • צילום: עמית שאבי
    In first interview since taking office, Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit insists his ties with Netanyahu are not as close as some might believe and that regardless, it will not affect the legal examination he's currently conducting concerning the prime minister.
    Posted: September 26, 2016, 9:51 pm
  • צלום: AP
    The move comes in an effort to boost oil production and the Iranian economy following lifting of devastating sanctions; cards to be offered with limits of up to 15,000 dollars.
    Posted: September 26, 2016, 3:06 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    Former firebrand Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has not recieved permission from the Ayatollah of the Islamic Republic to run for president again the the upcoming Iranian elections in May.
    Posted: September 26, 2016, 11:38 am
  • צילום: AP
    Since his release from prison, the former Israeli spy has been spending his time in court fighting the restrictive probation conditions that prevent him from finding employment or attending morning and evening prayers at the synagogue. Close friends say Jonathan and his wife Esther are dreaming of making aliyah and living in a moshav in southern Israel, but he is barred from leaving the US for another four years.
    Posted: September 25, 2016, 9:34 pm
  • צילום: shutterstock
    A real drama is taking place under the Chief Rabbinate's radar, as a secret movement of private halachic marriages is coming out of the shadows and turning into an open, organized system.
    Posted: September 24, 2016, 9:38 pm
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