October 5, 2016 by J-Wire Staff
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Students from the Department of Hebrew, Biblical & Jewish Studies In Sydney University shone at a recent graduation ceremony.

Dr Avril Alba, Anne Thompson, Lindsay Thorpe and Professor Suzanne Rutland

Dr Avril Alba, Anne Thompson, Lindsay Thorpe and Professor Suzanne Rutland

Annie Thompson was awarded a University Medal (one of two) for her outstanding thesis on Rabbi Lieb Aisack Falk of Sydney’s the Great Synagogue, and his

Dr Avril Alba, Suzanne Hallas and Professor Suzanne Rutland

Dr Avril Alba, Suzanne Hallas and Professor Suzanne Rutland

efforts for Jewish refugee migration to Australia in the late 1930s, Lindsay Thorpe graduated with Honours, as did Simon Burke.

As well two students graduated with their MA. Suzanne Hallas is a partner with Pigott Stinson Legal Firm and works as a Mediator and Collaborative Lawyer. She graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Laws Degree in 1989 and completed a Master of Laws Degree at the University of New South Wales in 1995. She has developed an interest in Jewish civilisation and graduated with her MA in the area on Thursday.

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