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President strengthens ties

LAST November, Australian businesswoman and philanthropist Millie Phillips made a $20 million donation to Tel Aviv University (TAU) to expand scholarship offerings and bolster faculty programs and facilities.

$20 millie-on donation

LONG-TIME communal philanthropist Millie Phillips has been hailed by Israeli educators after donating almost $20 million to the Tel Aviv University (TAU) to help it attract leading researchers from across the globe, house international students and reward those who display Jewish pride.

Tackling today’s anti-Semitism

YAD Vashem's traditional role does not directly relate to combating contemporary anti-Semitism, but Israel's Shoah museum is widening its scope, now bringing the lessons of a horrific past into today's world, according to Professor Dina Porat, its chief historian.

Sound of opera in Tel Aviv

ASPIRING Israeli opera singers are taking part in Tel Aviv’s International Opera Workshop, developing their skills with coaching sessions and master classes. Now in its 31st year, the two-week event

Abbott honoured in Israel

FORMER Australian prime minister Tony Abbott told The AJN that support for Israel is a “no brainer".

Former Aus PMs honoured in Israel

FORMER Australian prime ministers Julia Gillard and Tony Abbott are both in Israel this week receiving honorary doctorates from universities.

An honorary doctorate

PROFESSOR Paul Zimmet received an honorary doctorate from the University of Adelaide last week, almost exactly 75 years to the day that his father graduated in medicine from the same university.

Gap-year student wins start-up competition

“AMAZING and surreal” is how 19-year-old Sydneysider Alon Moss describes winning a two million shekel ($A700,000) start-up competition in Israel last month with British teenager Ilan Lewis.

Bennett bolstered by UN resolution

Naftali Bennett, champion of the settler cause and leader of the rightist Jewish Home party is positioning himself as the man who has answers to international criticism.