April 9, 2018, 12:01 am
Victorian Governor Linda Dessau and her husband Anthony Howard extended the hospitality of Government House to Melbourne's Shoah survivors last Thursday, with guides and staff from the Jewish Holocaust Centre (JHC) invited to a morning tea.
January 25, 2018, 12:01 am
"LOOK at the picture of Thalia … and our dog, Benji. Just enjoying the simple things in life. Does it remind you of someone?" asked Tony Hakin as he referred to the photo of his daughter, Thalia, hand outstretched upon the family dog with her younger sister in tow. The image beamed across the screens of Melbourne's Royal Exhibition building this week. It has been one year since the Hakin family was rocked by the Bourke Street tragedy, when the 10-year-old Beth Rivkah student was tragically killed in the car rampage on January 20, 2017.
October 26, 2017, 8:16 pm
July 9, 2015, 9:43 am
COMMUNAL leaders have welcomed the inauguration of Linda Dessau as the 29th Governor of Victoria, the first woman and the first member of the Jewish community to represent the crown in the state in the role’s 160-year history.
By ZOE KRON