All posts tagged Isaac Wakil

Uncovering a lost biblical city

MACQUARIE University students recently discovered the potential location of a lost town called Ziklag, in an
excavation with students from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

‘Wonderfully generous benefactor’

TRIBUTES have flowed for communal philanthropist Susan Wakil, who passed away earlier this week aged 85.

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.

Aus Day honourees do us proud

Jewish Australians figured strongly in this year’s Australia Day Honours across many endeavours, accounting for more than four per cent of all recipients.

Multimillion gift to Sydney Uni

THE University of Sydney has received a $35 million gift from the Susan and Isaac Wakil Foundation, the largest donation to the university since it was founded in 1850.