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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: דובר צה"ל
    In a statement issued Wednesday, the terror group ruling the Gaza Strip said that two of its members were killed when a tunnel they were in, leading from Gaza to Israel, collapsed on them.
    Posted: December 7, 2016, 9:47 pm
  • צילום: אלכס קולומויסקי
    With 58 Mks voting for and 51 voting against the first Knesset reading of the Regulation Bill, devoid of the controversial Clause 7 dealing with Amona, Bennett rejoices before the plenum, hailing the bill’s passage as ‘a day of extreme pride; calls on Amona residents to refrain from violence when outpost evacuated; ‘it is forbidden to raise a hand to your brother.’
    Posted: December 7, 2016, 8:29 pm
  • צילום: GettyImages
    Prime minister told France’s President Hollande that he would fly to Paris to talk directly with Mahmoud Abbas but not under the parameters of the French-initiated international peace conference; commentators posit possible French withdrawal from initiative can be attributed to Donald Trump’s election and Obama’s indifference.
    Posted: December 7, 2016, 7:29 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    In light of the legal difficulties of moving Amona homes north of the outpost, government seeks new haphazard solution entailing transfer of 40 families to caravans in Ofra and the establishment of a new settlement near Shvut Rachel; Amona residents oppose both options despite officials describing new formula as ‘the most realistic.’
    Posted: December 7, 2016, 5:20 pm
  • צילום: יריב כץ
    Former MK was arrested and questioned on suspicion of bribery, fraud and breach of trust; among other things, he is suspected of receiving sexual benefits in return for promoting the businessman's interests while still in office; 'There is reasonable evidence that links the suspect to the actions attributed to him,' says the judge in the case.
    Posted: December 7, 2016, 4:33 pm
  • צילום: TPS
    Three Palestinian terrorists who carried out four shootings near Ofra arrested by Shin Bet, IDF and Border Police forces; terror cell is the same that carried out shooting attacks in Ofra in October and November of this year.
    Posted: December 7, 2016, 3:08 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    In a government news conference, a Germany Foreign Ministry spokesman leveled harsh criticism against Israel and the Regulation Bill saying it violates international law and undermines commitment for two-state solution.
    Posted: December 7, 2016, 2:09 pm
  • צילום: אריאל חרמוני, משרד הביטחון
    Hours after another alleged Israeli attack in Damascus, defense minister tells EU ambassadors that the IDF is 'trying to prevent the smuggling of sophisticated weapons, military equipment and weapons of mass destruction' to the Lebanese terror organization.
    Posted: December 7, 2016, 2:02 pm
  • צילום: EPA
    Based on information from whistleblower Edward Snoden, Le Monde reports the American and British intelligence agencies also spied on Israeli academic research centers, Palestinian officials and even MK Ahmad Tibi.
    Posted: December 7, 2016, 12:56 pm
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    In a speech introducing President-elect Donald Trump's choice for Secretary of Defense, Trump outlined his plans to simultaneously build up US military forces, while engaging in fewer foreign conflicts; 'We will stop racing to topple foreign regimes that we know nothing about, that we shouldn't be involved with.'
    Posted: December 7, 2016, 11:55 am
  • צילום: AP
    In a speech at the University of Tehran, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani came out strongly against comments made by President-elect Donald Trump concerning 'renegotiating' the nuclear deal with the US, Iran and other world powers.
    Posted: December 7, 2016, 7:17 am
  • צילום: AP
    A magnitude 6.5 earthquake hit the northern Indonesian province of Aceh early Wednesday, causing buildings to collapse and sending panicked residents fleeing into the streets; search and rescue forces frantically dig through the debris in search for survivors.
    Posted: December 7, 2016, 6:42 am
  • צילום: AFP
    Brig. Gen. (res.) Meir Bokovza, Maj. Gen. (res.) Yisrael Yitzhak and former Police Commissioner Moshe Karadi recount the traumatic evacuation of the Amona outpost in 2006, hoping it won’t end the same way this time around. ‘Decision makers must understand that everyone who comes there will be prepared to fight.’
    Posted: December 6, 2016, 9:32 pm
  • Photo: Reuters
    Despite objections voiced by Arab MKs, and ignoring the taboo in Arab society of serving in the IDF, some Israeli Arabs have opted to rally behind the Israeli flag and enlist: 'I'm from this country and I love the country and I want to contribute.'
    Posted: December 6, 2016, 2:33 pm
  • 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
  • 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
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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
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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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    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
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