All posts tagged Marc Besen

Besen family grants ‘from the heart’

THE Besens are commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Besen Family Foundation with a program of significant multi-year grants reflecting the history of the family’s philanthropy.

A desert promise realised

IT was 1958 when former Israeli prime minister David Ben-Gurion shared his vision of settling Israel's Negev desert with philanthropist Marc Besen in Sde Boker. 

A monumental error

A CLARIFICATION will be inscribed on a Jewish community plaque honouring fallen Jewish Diggers after a glaring error in the inscription was pointed out.

HUJ honours Besen, Ehrlich

COMMUNAL stalwart Marc Besen received the prestigious award of Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem (HUJ) to celebrate its 90th anniversary.

Our Aussie Day honorees

JEWISH Australians have featured prominently in this year’s Australia Day honours, with major contributions to a vast array of fields being recognised.