AFTAU News

AFTAU/MONASH Night of Ideas

AFTAU in collaboration with Monash University recently honoured their AFTAM award holders at a “Night of Ideas” held at Monash University, Caulfield. Professor Joseph Klafter, President of TAU, visiting from Israel was the key note speaker. Professor Benjamin Boyd, Dr Crystal Chen, Associate Professor Erica Sloan and Associate Professor Jane Wilkinson presented the impact of their joint research projects with fellow colleagues from Tel Aviv University.

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AFTAU Co-Sponsors TOM – Tikkun Olam Makers

Tel Aviv University if proud to be a benefactor to Tikun Olam Makers. Tikun Olam means ‘Heal the World’. Tikin Olam Makers is a 72 hour makeathon, focusing on creating collaborations between innovators and users (need knowers), combining their expertise to brainstorm state-of-the-art assistive technologies for to make a difference to the lives of people with disabilities. Please take a look at some of the exciting outcomes from TOM 2017: Highlights – https://vimeo.com/ofiproductions/review/246918969/26a6fb7e7d Social Media – https://vimeo.com/ofiproductions/review/246918798/0092d6b5b5 Universal Bottle Pourer –…

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Board of Governors 2018

CONGRATULATIONS! Israel turns 70 and Tel Aviv University welcomed Governors Awards recipients and guests to celebrate the 2018 Board of Governors Meeting May 2-6. AFTAU President Dr. Victor Wayne received the TAU 2018 President Award Medal in honour of his devoted leadership and longstanding friendship with TAU. (Left to right – Dr. Karen Wayne,  Dr. Victor Wayne & Prof. Joseph Klafter)

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Stephanie & Bruce’s Scholarship Fund for Underprivileged Students

Thank you very much for considering a donation to our scholarship fund, in lieu of gifts for our wedding. We feel very fortunate to have the lives and opportunities we have. We value higher education and therefore have created a fund that will enable underprivileged students to study at Tel Aviv University. Tel Aviv University is a world-class institution and we would love to provide the opportunity for those less fortunate to study there.     Thank you again  Stephanie…

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Oration 2017

Launching the Australia Educational Gallery at the Steinhardt Natural History Museum 50 leaders from Melbourne business and jewish community attended AFTAU and JNF Oration dinner dedicated to the Late Eva & Les Erdi at Queens Hall, VIC Parliament house. Keynote Speakers were Ms. Margaret Jackson AC, Former “Qantas” Chairperson and Prof. Joseph Klafter, TAU President. The event helped to raise funds for the establishment of the “Australia Educational Gallery” dedicated to Les and Eva Erdi at the new Steinhardt Museum…

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Fauda Event

Over 100 people attended a special screening and talk by the creator of the Netflix world hit TV show “FAUDA” – TAU graduate Avi Issacharoff. FAUDA – An Israeli TV show about a special undercover unit in the IDF , was acquired by Netflix and became a world hit. After screening of “Fauda’ first episode, Avi Issacharoff spoke about “behind the scenes” of the show as well as the political situation in the Middle East.

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ANZAC BEERSHEBA LIGHT HORSE CHARGE

Tel Aviv University will host over 1000 Australians in October for a special ceremony marking the Anniversary of the Australian Light Horse Battle in Beer Sheeba and the Balfour declaration leading to the Establishment of the state of Israel. Thursday, November 2nd, 2-5 pm – TAU Campus For more information please contact us at (03) 92962065

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