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F1 fan’s dream fulfilled

To attend the Australian Grand Prix for any F1 fan is a thrill. But not only was Mattie Michael able to attend the Grand Prix last weekend, he was one of the lucky few given the opportunity to volunteer at F1’s first race of the year.

Pinchus pitches for Strathfield’s millions

The Sydney Talmudic College Association (STCA), of which Rabbi Pinchus Feldman is the dean and spiritual leader, could be in for a multi-million dollar windfall.

Howard guest at UIA

John Howard received standing ovations during an address punctuated by spontaneous applause as he headlined the United Israel Appeal’s Victorian gala dinner last Wednesday.

Grandma Moses changes hands

THE new owner of Grandma Moses, Manfred Freinkel, said he is “humbled” to take the reins of the iconic Sydney kosher eatery, and plans to transform it into an “exciting cafe and coffee experience”.

Sydney’s Yeshiva College improves its policies

YESHIVA College, Bondi, has changed its policies after concerns were raised at the Royal Commission that there is a gatekeeper for child sexual abuse allegations.

Groner ‘not aware of shunning’

Rabbi Chaim Tzvi Groner, who is a member of all three Yeshivah Centre boards, told the Royal Commission that he was unaware of any victims of child sexual abuse that are still shunned by the Yeshivah community.

Feldman ‘dropped the ball’

Rabbi Pinchus Feldman admitted last week that he had “dropped the ball” because he still didn’t know the details of Sydney Yeshiva Centre’s child protection policies.

MDA: It’s a matter of life

The community is being urged to dig deep for Magen David Adom (MDA) this weekend during its annual Red Sunday Telethon (April 2).

Music fest used as BDS platform

Supporters of boycotts, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel have used a publicly funded arts festival in Adelaide to spread their message of hatred against the Jewish State.

Top job for Rabbi Roberts

RABBI Nicole Roberts has become the first female spiritual leader of a synagogue congregation in NSW, after she was named the senior rabbi of North Shore Temple Emanuel.