All posts tagged University of Melbourne

Oz remembered

ISRAEL and world Jewry have “lost a giant” with the passing of Amos Oz, Executive Council of Australian Jewry co-CEO Peter Wertheim said this week.

High achieving Jewish students

LAST year, almost 51,000 Victorian students completed their VCE – and on Tuesday morning, 13 Jewish students were among the 274 highest achievers presented with VCE Premiers Awards by Deputy Premier and Minister for Education, James Merlino.

MOTL founders honoured

HOLOCAUST educators Sue Hampel and Frances Prince have each been honoured with a Henryk Slawik Award from the Australian Society of Polish Jews and their Descendants.

Schools pioneer mourned

ISRAEL Kipen, Holocaust survivor, philanthropist and Jewish day schools pioneer, has passed away at 98. Kipen was among a small circle that founded Mount Scopus Memorial College, Australia’s first Jewish day school, in 1948.

Trauma in the spotlight

AN Australian organisation has successfully staged the first international conference on trauma and mental health to be held in Israel, attracting 270 delegates from 16 countries.

Flyers deny ‘Denial’ facts

HOLOCAUST denial flyers were distributed at the University of Melbourne and Monash University again last week.

Neo-Nazi posters at Melbourne Uni

A racist, anti-Semitic poster has been circulated around the University of Melbourne campus, depicting Jews as introducing “hordes” of minorities.

Denial leaflets in uni carpark

HOLOCAUST denial reared its ugly head on campus on the first day of the new university semester on Monday.

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Jewish students victimised on campus

THERE are fears for the safety of Jewish students at universities across Australia, following a spate of verbal attacks and harassment, which resulted in at least one student being too scared to go to classes and the Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS) suspending activities at one institution.

Aussie push for flotilla inquiry

A MELBOURNE-based legal expert has been appointed as the newest member of the Turkel Commission, which is investigating the 2010 Gaza flotilla.