Centenary of the Birth of David Ben Gurion, Hon Bob Hawke MHR, Prime Minister of Australia, Melbourne, 8 November 1987

PRIME MINISTER EMBARGOED UNTIL DELIVERY CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY BEN-GURION CENTENARY MELBOURNE,-8 NOVEMBER 1987 Tonight brings to a close a year’s celebration in Australia of the hundredth anniversary of the birth of David Ben-Gurion a man through whose vision the state of Israel was born, through whose efforts the Jewish people throughout the world were united…

Address To The Hebrew University by Hon Bob Hawke MHR, Prime Minister of Australia, Jerusalem, 28 January 1987

SPEECH BY THE PRIME MINISTER HEBREW UNIVERSITY, JERUSALEM 28 JANUARY 1987 To BE GRANTED THE DEGREE OF DOCTORATE OF PHILOSOPHY HONORIS CAUSA–BY-T-I-S-GREAT-UN. IVER. SLTY IS__ NE OF THE HIGHEST HONOURS ISRAEL CAN OFFER, AND I FEEL DEEPLY HUMBLED BY YOUR GENEROSITY. I i-S NOW NEAR LY SEVENTY -YEARS-SI NCE-THE-UN IVERSI TY-S-TWEVEFOUNDATION STONES, REPRESENTING THE TWELVE…