9,229 (by birth, 2011 Census)
25,778 (by ancestry, 2011 Census)
|Regions with significant populations|
|Sydney · Melbourne|
|Australian English · Hebrew · Arabic · Russian|
|Judaism is the largest faith among Israeli Australians and Israelis in general · Islam · Christianity, Druze.|
Israeli Australians refers to Australian citizens or permanent residents who are fully or partially of Israeli descent. There are about 15,000 Israelis in Australia. The majority of Israeli Australians are Jewish.
Most Israeli Australians are bilingual in Hebrew and English. There is a dedicated Hebrew language radio programme on the Special Broadcasting Service, as well as Israeli podcasts broadcast from J-Air.
- Hajnal Ban - politician
- Frank Lowy - businessman
- Lior - singer and songwriter
- Yitzhak Yedid - musician
- Ghil'ad Zuckermann - linguist
- Miron Bleiberg - football (soccer) manager
- Ashley Brown - football (soccer) player Melbourne Victory
- Ohad Rein - musician
- Australian Government - Department of Immigration and Border Protection. "Israeli Australians". Retrieved 16 January 2014.
- Jews Down Under are on the rise, but for how long?
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