Michelle Lesh

Michelle Lesh is a Senior Fellow at Melbourne Law School. She worked at the United Nations as an international lawyer, and for many years in Israel as a legal advisor at governmental, inter-governmental and non-governmental levels. She is on the board of Australian Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Advisory Committee, on the International Council of New Israel Fund, and an Officer for the International Bar Association War Crimes Committee. She has written for a number of publications, including The Jewish Independent. She was Mark Baker’s wife and is the mother of their daughter, Melila.


Mark Raphael Baker: His Literary and Intellectual Legacy

Mark Raphael Baker was a Holocaust scholar, an inspiring teacher and the critically acclaimed author of The Fiftieth Gate and Thirty Days. He was also a much-loved member of the Melbourne and Sydney Jewish Communities. In this session, panellists who knew Mark well, will speak on aspects of his life and work and Michelle Lesh...

Sunday August 18, 2024