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Media Release on NZ vote in favour of biased anti-Israel WHO vote – May 2019

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Media Release – 31 May 2019 The Zionist Federation of New Zealand strongly condemns New Zealand again voting in favour of yet another anti-Israel resolution, this time at the WHO on 22 May which denounced Israel over “Health conditions in the occupied Palestinian territory, including east Jerusalem, and in the occupied Syrian Golan.” That Israel …

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ZFNZ Media Release on Amnesty International’s call to boycott Israel

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It is with great disappointment that a mere two days after the world commemorated the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, that Amnesty International would be undertaking an international campaign advocating the boycott of Jewish businesses in Israel.    Amnesty International claims that this is just against “Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territories” which for Amnesty …

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ZFNZ makes official complaint to TVNZ over Israel/ Gaza coverage on 15 July

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The Zionist Federation of New Zealand has made an official complaint to TVNZ with regards to their accuracy of the recent events which took place at the Israel-Gaza border on the 15 July.  The complaint was made due to a breach of the Broadcasting Standards Authority Standard 9 – Accuracy. TV One News when reporting …

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Yom HaShoah Speech by Michael Wood MP, Under Secretary to the Minister of Ethnic Communities

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Shalom, Kia ora koutou katoa and good evening. I bring greetings to Yom HaShoah 2018 from the Prime Minister the Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern and the Minister for Ethnic Communities the Hon Jenny Salesa. I’m pleased to be here after making it through from Wellington this afternoon given that a number of other guests were not able to …

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Media release from the ZFNZ on Lorde’s decision to cancel her concert in Tel Aviv

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December 26, 2017 The Zionist Federation of New Zealand is disappointed that Lorde has caved into pressure from those who wish to see the destruction of Israel. By singling out Israel amongst other nations whose human rights abuses make any that Israel supposedly commit seem a drop in the ocean, shows the double standards and …

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A sad yet enlightening couple of weeks for Israel and the Middle East

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July 30, 2017 The recent troubles in Israel, and specifically Jerusalem, all started when three Israeli Muslim Arabs hid ammunitions on the Temple Mount, the holiest place in Judaism and the third holiest place in Islam, and used them for the cold bloodied murder of two Israeli policemen. The two Israeli policemen were later identified …

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