How a regional centenarian is celebrating Passover

Emily Anderson
April 22 2024 - 7:24am
Each year, 100-year-old Ruth Phillips travels to Melbourne from her Northern NSW home in Gleniffer to celebrate the Jewish festival Passover. Picture supplied
Each year, 100-year-old Ruth Phillips travels to Melbourne from her Northern NSW home in Gleniffer to celebrate the Jewish festival Passover. Picture supplied

Every single Friday, 100-year-old Ruth Phillips lights candles around her home while her phone rings with friends, family and rabbis wishing her a happy Shabbat.

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Emily Anderson

Emily is a reporter for The Daily Advertiser in the Riverina, NSW. Originally from Sydney, Emily has previously worked across Western Sydney and Regional NSW. Making the move to Wagga in February 2024, she is excited to learn the ins and outs of the Riverina. Got a story? Flick an email to emily.anderson@austcommunitymedia.com.au Follow on insta @emilywyanderson

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