Life Membership


Life Membership

Maccabi Australia Life Members

Life membership is the highest honour accorded by Maccabi Australia (MAI) and confers membership on a person for the rest of his or her life. It recognises outstanding leadership and significant impact to Maccabi Australia over many years.

Joe Rosen (WA)*
Lou Rose MBE (NSW)*
Bernie Gold OAM (VIC)
Louis Platus OAM (NSW)
Tom Goldman OAM (NSW)
Harry Procel OAM (VIC)
Sam Parasol OAM (VIC)
Joan Hillman OAM (WA)
Marc Adonis OAM (WA)
Lisa Borowick (VIC)
David Grace OAM (VIC)
Barry Smorgon OAM (NSW)

* Denotes deceased

Please find below a copy of Maccabi Australia’s Life Membership Policy and Nomination Form.

Board of Governors

The Maccabi Australia Board has established a Board of Governors for the purpose of ensuring that the legacy of the organisation is carried from one generation to the next. The purpose of the Board of Governors (BOG) is to provide support to the MAI Board in the following areas:

  • Mentoring both directly and indirectly
  • Strategic Input to the organisations future planning
  • Wise Counsel
  • General advice

The BOG shall consist of Maccabi Australia Life Members and other suitable individuals all of whom are appointed by the MAI Board.

Chair  – Harry Procel OAM


Tom Goldman OAM

Lisa Borowick

Bernie Gold OAM

Joan Hillman OAM

Sam Parasol OAM

David Grace AM

Marc Adonis OAM

Jason Steinberg

Barry Smorgon OAM