All posts tagged Kesser Torah College

‘I couldn’t get to him’: 90-year-old Marcus Opit mourned

A JEWISH firefighter has spoken of his desperate attempts to save an elderly man’s life after heroically entering his burning house in Dover Heights while off-duty this week.

Six Jewish students top their HSC courses

Six NSW Jewish students from five different schools are feeling on top of the world after finishing first in the state in a 2018 HSC subject.

Reflecting on Armistice centenary

SYDNEY'S Jewish Remembrance Day service is always deeply moving, but it held even more resonance in its latest chapter at the Sydney Jewish Museum last Sunday – almost 100 years to the day since the guns fell silent at the end of World War I, and 95 years since General Sir John Monash officially opened the NSW Jewish War Memorial.

Students knuckle down for HSC exams

An ambitious 15-year-old Masada College student, Brad Neimann, is one of 69,383 students expected to complete their Higher School Certificate (HSC) this spring.

Tributes flow for Wendy Barel

WORDS of comfort, love and support have been shared by family members, friends and colleagues of Masada College's former principal Wendy Barel, who passed away on Sunday, aged 65.

‘I feel very much at home in the Jewish community’

FORMER PM Malcolm Turnbull has paid tribute to the Jewish community for its support as he reflected on his 15 years in Parliament in an interview with The AJN.

Muslim saviours honoured

FOUR members of a Muslim Bosnian family have been recognised by Yad Vashem as Righteous Among the Nations for hiding Sydney resident Aviva Fox during the Holocaust.

Governor Hurley leads Jewish service

AN emotional and solemn Communal Anzac Day Service at the Sydney Jewish Museum on April 29 featured a reflective speech on the sacrifice and toll of war by NSW Governor David Hurley, and Paul Weingott's reading of excerpts from the diary of his grandfather's first cousin, Samuel Weingott, who died on June 5, 1915 from gunshot wounds sustained in the Gallipoli trenches. 

PM unveils new library

PRIME Minister and Wentworth MP Malcolm Turnbull reflected on the indelible contribution of Holocaust survivors to modern Australia at the opening of Kesser Torah College's (KTC) new Sam Moss Library last Friday.

Dershowitz inspires thousands in Sydney

ANY event with Professor Alan Dershowitz as a keynote speaker is bound to be special, but the 2000-plus audience at UIA NSW's gala event in Sydney last Sunday were, unexpectedly, treated to much more than an inspirational speech.