THE JEWISH PRESS
FAME is not all it’s cracked up to be. Just ask Manchester’s Rabbi Arnold Saunders. tells how their columnist Rabbi Saunders — an avid Manchester United fan — has repeatedly been mistaken for the club’s Jewish owner, Malcolm Glazer, when he attends games at Old Trafford. Most of the time he is asked for his autograph, but recently things have turned nasty. When Rabbi Saunders, 49, went with his sons Zevi and Yossi to watch Man United’s last game of the season against Wigan Athletic, he was mobbed outside the ground and had a bottle of beer tipped over him by anti-Glazer fans — some of whom climbed on to the bonnet of his car. Must have been very drunk if they couldn’t tell the difference between Rabbi S’s car and that of Malcolm G...
Also earning some celebrity status is North London lawyer Stephen Melzack.
reports how the 54year-old lawyer from Edgware is planning to release a CD celebrating Israel’s 60th anniversary, after he won a Yom Atzmaut competition for budding composers.
Meanwhile, a new study by Tel Aviv University suggests that children who speak a second or third language may have improved mental sharpness later in life, reports the Israeli researchers discovered that speaking more languages could reduce the effects of ageing.
The researchers compared bilingual speakers to tri- and multilingual speakers and found that the more languages a person spoke, the better his or her cognitive state was. B’seder?