Sydney, Australia - Jewish Man Riding Bicycle Killed In Australia

Published on: May 28th, 2015 at 01:02 PM

Sydney, Australia - A mohel and father of four was hit by a car and killed Thursday in Australia just months after moving there with his family.

Dr. Henri Sueke, 36, was killed on his way to work. He and his wife, Danni, had just moved to Australia from England before Passover, reports the Jewish Chronicle (

PerthNow ( reports Sueke was cycling at the time of the accident at around 7:45 a.m. He was a pediatric ophthalmologist.

The family members were formerly members of Manchester Sephardi synagogue Shaare Hayim.

Rabbi Amir Ellituv says Sueke was very involved in the community, and was a mohel, gave shiurim and ran shul services for children, in addition to being involved in Jewish charity work.

His family and Rabbi Ellituv are now traveling to Israel for his funeral.

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