Marathon

Collins praises Team Maccabi GB's golden generation

By Danny Caro, August 6, 2015

Daniel Collins saluted Team Maccabi GB’s golden wonders as the delegation returned from Berlin with a record 101-medal haul – their largest ever at the European Maccabi Games.

Prior to the 14th European Maccabi Games, Head of Delegation Collins told the JC that he had no specific medal

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First it was a Pesach marathon. Now it's Rosh Hashanah

By Josh Jackman, July 30, 2015

Conspiracy theorists might be tempted to think that the London Marathon organisers have it in for Jews.

Earlier this year the date of the 2016 race was confirmed as the second day of Pesach, denying observant runners the chance to take part - and Jewish charities the money they would raise.

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Emunah appeals for running total

March 26, 2015

Welfare charity Emunah is literally running a different Pesach appeal this year.

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Interview: Oliver Horovitz

By Simon Round, July 10, 2014

Ten years ago, American teenager Oliver Horovitz decided to spend his gap year studying at the University of St Andrews before starting his degree course at Harvard.

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Goodman's double joy

By Brian Sacks, July 28, 2011

Richard Goodman scored a double victory in the National Junior League in Bromley. He won the 800m in 1:57.54 and the 1,500m in 4:01.50, both by convincing margins.

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Lawyer in the fast Lane

May 19, 2011

Nathaniel Lane finished fourth at the England Trail Championships at Forest of Dean.

Lane, a solicitor, completed the 31.76-mile multi-terrain course in 3: 26.

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Langdon resident races to fulfil a dream

April 22, 2011

Daniel Berman, a resident of Manchester Langdon - helping those with learning difficulties to lead independent lives - fulfilled a "lifelong ambition" by taking part in the race, reaching the finish in just under six hours.

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Manchester delighted

April 22, 2011

For Manchester King David deputy head boy Charles Burns, the marathon was the second element of a London sporting double.

Having taken in the all-Manchester FA Cup semi-final at Wembley with family and friends, the Prestwich teenager ran to raise £3,000 for the Children with Leukaemia charity.

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BA leader lands £3k

April 21, 2011

Bnei Akiva worker Rafi Saltman, 22, was inspired to compete by the memory of his former King Solomon High School teacher Helene Conway, who died of cancer in 2006.

Mr Saltman has raised more than £3,000 for Israeli cancer charity Zichron Menachem, and additionally for Nathan Ellul, a severely disabled five-year-old child who requires 24 hour care and adaptations to his family house.

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Nightingale in the money

April 21, 2011

The contingent running for south London care home Nightingale included Sam Vickers (4:50), whose mother Marion Davids is a Nightingale resident. "The atmosphere was incredible and along with the many family and friends there, the crowds cheered me through every mile," he said. "I feel so proud of my achievement and the money I raised for Nightingale.

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