All posts tagged Dame Marie Bashir

Rifi: ‘No room for politics’

THE prominent Muslim doctor targeted in a campaign of intimidation for his involvement in a humanitarian charity that brings Israelis and Palestinians together to help sick Palestinian children says his support of the organisation is now “much stronger than it has ever been”.

Bipartisan support for Indigenous scholarships

The statistics alone for the Shalom Gamarada Indigenous Residential Scholarship Program are worth celebrating - 41 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander graduates since 2009, including 23 doctors.

Education honour for Wakils

IN a heartfelt gesture of appreciation, the Sydney Jewish Museum (SJM) officially launched its core education department – headed by Rebecca Kummerfeld – as the Susan Wakil AO Chair of Education at a special ceremony on May 8 in front of members of the Wakil family, museum board members, David Gonski and former NSW governor Dame Marie Bashir.

Fischer ramps up Monash campaign

The push for the posthumous promotion of General Sir John Monash to Field Marshal gained further momentum on November 26 when former deputy prime minister Tim Fischer officially launched Professor Roland Perry's latest book, Monash and Chauvel.

‘More to UN than Israel’

WORKING at the United Nations (UN) is "maddening", but it is also "truly amazing, wonderful and important" former High Court of Australia judge Michael Kirby said last week.

Bashir receives Technion doctorate

WATCHING Technion Australia’s patron, Professor Dame Marie Bashir, being presented with an honorary doctorate on May 14 provided extra inspiration for an unprecedented five Australian students selected to attend Technion’s prestigious SciTech International Summer Camp in Haifa in July.