JHC Social Club Guest Speaker: Sam Lipski AM, Journalist, Commentator & Analyst will give a lecture on “The Drama of Soviet Jewry”.
Sam Lipski AM, BA and LLD (Hon), is the CEO of The Pratt Foundation, the philanthropic trust for the Pratt family and Visy, which funds charities in Australia, New Zealand, the
United States and Israel.
With a background in journalism, editing and publishing in Australia and internationally, he has also served on many community and cultural boards. A former President of the State
Library of Victoria (2000-2006), a Member of Council at Swinburne University of Technology (1995-2005) and a Trustee of the Refugee Foundation of Australia, his other roles have
included Chair of the Advisory Board of Monash University’s Centre for Jewish Civilisation, Chair of the Advisory Board of Melbourne University’s Centre for Advanced Journalism, and
board member of the Schizophrenia Research Institute.
Date: June 18, 2015
Start Time: 11:15 am
Event Type: Public Lecture
Venue: Jewish Holocaust Centre
13-15 Selwyn St