The love and hate for Israel shown in an hour

Kurdish rally

Earlier this month on Saturday 2 November 2019, I, along with 2 friends from the Israeli community in New Zealand, went to show our support as Jews and Israelis with the Kurdish people following their betrayal by President Trump and the subsequent attack on them by Turkey. Being the first of our group to arrive …

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The predictable response of Abbas to Trump’s Deal

predictable response

On 29 January 2020, president Trump finally presented his long-awaited ‘Deal of the Century’, his vision to end the ongoing conflict between the Palestinians and the Israelis, a conflict which has been going on in some form or another for over seventy years. Whilst the details of the plan may not have been previously known, …

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


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


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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The bias of the New Zealand Government against Israel


OPINION: Over the last decade or so there has been a noticeable increase in bias of the New Zealand government against Israel. This despite New Zealand voting in favour of the 1947 UN Partition Plan. Whilst the slide in government opinion can arguably be traced back to the Clark government, it reached its peak on the world stage under the …

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


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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Media Statement on Golriz Ghahraman’s Comments on Israel


It is with shock and disa that at an anti-Israel rally on Sunday that Greens MP Gorliz Ghahraman falsely accused Israel of genocide against the Palestinian Arabs. Ms Ghahraman came to New Zealand as a refugee from Iran and is well aware of that regime’s funding of terrorists groups like Hamas. Ms Ghahraman is well aware …

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


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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