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…

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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…

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Prime Minister’s Remarks At The Dedication of The Ben Gurion Garden At The National Jewish Memorial Centre, by Hon Bob Hawke MHR, Prime Minister of Australia, Canberra, 5 November 1986

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY EMBARGOED UNTIL DELIVERY PRIME MINISTER’S REMARKS AT THE DEDICATION OF THE BEN GURION GARDEN, NATIONAL JEWISH MEMORIAL CENTRE CANBERRA, 5 NOVEMBER 1986 MR PRESIDENT MRS HERZOG AMBASSADOR BEN-YAACOV ISRAELI GUESTS LEADERS OF THE JEWISH COMMUNITY FRI ENDS SINCE MY FIRST VISIT TO ISRAEL IN 1971, I HAVE NOT CEASED TO ADMIRE THOSE…

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Response by Bob Hawke, President of the Australian Council of Trade Unions at the Dedication of the Robert James Lee Hawke Forest, Kerem Maharal, Israel, December 1976

RESPONSE BY BOB HAWKE AT THE DEDICATION CEREMONY OF THE ROBERT JAMES LEE HAWKE FOREST, KEREM MAHARAL, ISRAEL (Sponsored by Australian Jewry and established by the Jewish National Fund, 27th December, 1976) There occur in one’s life a few occasions which are absolutely memorable. This is one of those moments. Before I share with you…

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Address by Bob Hawke, President of the Australian Council of Trade Union on the occasion of the 27th Anniversary of Israel’s Independence, Sydney Opera House, 20 April 1975

I thank the State Zionist Council of New South Wales for extending me the honour of being your guest speaker at this celebration of the Twenty Seventh Anniversary of Israeli Independence. In that comparatively brief span since 14th May, 1948, there have been very few years in which those gathering to celebrate this day have…

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