Top gongs for AIDS specialists and legal reformer

June 8, 2009 by Henry Benjamin
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In the Queen’s Birthday Honours announced overnight, a Sydney professor who has committed a huge part of his life to the field of HIV/AIDS and a legal reformer have been awarded the AM.

Roslyn Feitelson, a tireless charity worker in Sydney who died earlier this year has been awarded an OAM posthumously.

There were no Jewish recipients in the top two rankings  AC – Companion in the General Division and AO – Officer in the General Division

Member of the Order of Australia [AM]

Arie FREIBERG, East Malvern VIC

For service to the law, particularly in the fields of criminology and reform relating to sentencing, to legal education and academic leadership

Dr John Ziegler

Dr John Ziegler

John Bernard ZIEGLER, Bellevue Hill NSW

For service to paediatric medicine in the areas of infectious disease, HIV/AIDS, and immunology and allergy as a practitioner, researcher and educator.

Medal of the Order of Australia [OAM]

Benjamin ALEXANDER,  Lower Templestowe VIC

For service to the community, particularly through the North Eastern Jewish Centre.

Jack BENDAT, Crawley WA

For service to the community through philanthropic contributions to a range of charitable and cultural organisations.

Sydney Abraham BERINSON, Menora WA

For service to the community, particularly through the Perth Hebrew Congregation.

Barbara Ruth CLAYMAN, Killarney Heights NSW

For service to the community through volunteer roles with Jewish organisations

James CYNGLER, Hawksburn VIC

For service to the community in the area of Jewish education

Dora EISENBERG, Leichardt NSW

For service to the community of Sydney as a volunteer

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Roslyn Feitelson

Roslyn FEITELSON [deceased] Lived Sydney  NSW

For service to the community as a fundraiser for Jewish organisations

Dr Harry GELBER, Flemington VIC

For service to the community through the establishment of mental health programs supporting children and the Indigenous community.

Robyn Ann GERBER, Sydney NSW

Robyn Gerber

Robyn Gerber

For service to the Jewish community, and to the international community through Oxfam Australia

Carolyn Frances GOLDSMITH, QLD

For service to the community, particularly through the National Council of Jewish Women of Australia

Dianne HIRSH, Caulfield South VIC

For service to the community through contributions to inter-faith dialogue, and to the National Council of Jewish Women Australia.

Monty LEVENTHAL, Maroubra NSW

For service to science through volunteer roles at the Sydney Observatory.

Helen MORRIS, NSW

For service to education through teaching and curriculum development roles with a range of Jewish schools.

Peter Sean PRICE, Dover Heights NSW

For service to community safety through executive roles with the Crime Stoppers organisation.

Leila Leah ROTSTEIN, Melbourne VIC

For service to medicine as an clinician, educator and mentor.

Peter SCHIFF, Kew VIC

For service to health in the field of haematology, and to the Jewish community.

Lionel Simon SHARPE, Caulfield North VIC

For service to the community, particularly through social welfare and Jewish organisations.

Gerald WESTHEIMER, location not known

For service to vision science as a researcher, through optometric education and as a mentor.

Norton John WHITMONT, Darling Point NSW

For service to tourism, and to the Jewish community.

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