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Looking to the Future

JLife's Kirsty Plowman speaks to Dr Merav Galili, director of Global Resource Development Operations at Bar-Ilan University, about the university's achievements and her forthcoming visit to Leeds.   What does your role as Director of Global Resource Development Operations at…
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March 16, 2016
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All Dressed Up

Rabbi Jonny Ross of Aish Manchester answers some questions about the colourful festival of Purim (24th March).   What is the worst thing that someone can dress up as on Purim? I know exactly what it is, because I have…
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March 16, 2016
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Your Post-Wedding Checklist

One of the biggest days of your life is over but there is still plenty to do. Cue that all-important post-wedding checklist.   Change Your Name A time-consuming but highly satisfying task once you see your married name in all…
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March 16, 2016
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Your Wedding Gift List

Take charge and create your own gift list so you can be sure to receive wedding gifts you actually want.   It is tradition for guests to buy the newlyweds a gift but if you are not specific about what…
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March 16, 2016
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Tuck In…

Chef, teacher and writer Lisa Roukin brings you some alternative Pesach recipes for the festival season…   Appearing on Channel 4 as a finalist on Gordon Ramsey’s ‘The F Word’, Lisa Roukin is also a blogger for the Huffington Post…
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March 16, 2016
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Spring Break

It’s that time of year when there are two glorious weeks off school. JLife rounds up well-known characters from stage, book and computer screen that can be found in and around Manchester this spring break (4th – 15th April).  …
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March 16, 2016
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Education Essentials

JLife has everything you need for the coming academic period, including schools round-up and helpful student apps. Take a look...   Thanks to the uncertainties of first year to third year exam panic, sometimes you need all the help you…
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March 16, 2016
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Half Term Highlights

Here’s a round-up of some of the most popular half term activities for families in February.   FINDING FIONA Everyone’s favourite grumpy ogre arrives at The Lowry in Manchester this February! Direct from a successful run on the West End,…
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March 16, 2016
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New Year, New You

Reap the rewards of a healthy lifestyle and balanced mind with JLife’s round-up of must-attend fitness classes.   Pilates Considering its unwavering presence across media outlets and celebrity culture in recent years, it’s hard to avoid the popularity of Pilates…
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March 16, 2016
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Magic Movies

The UK Jewish Film Festival returns to Manchester with an exceptional range of world cinema.   OPENING NIGHT GALA Closer to the Moon 8th November, 6pm – Cineworld, Didsbury Set in Communist Romania in 1958, Closer to the Moon is…
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March 16, 2016
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Keep Your Cool

Wrap up warm and avoid any winter break boredom with JLife’s pick of the perfect family-friendly activities.   As White as Snow What better way to mark the seasonal shift than by being transported to a wintry world in a…
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March 16, 2016
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Ready to Party

Celebrate the festive season in style as JLife tracks down some of the city’s best end-of-year bashes. From bright lights and buzzing nightlife to day-time dining and casual gatherings, Manchester’s array of party hotspots have something for everyone. As 2015…
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March 16, 2016
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Sweet Talk

Satisfy your sweet tooth cravings during Chanukah with a selection of tasty desserts.   Challah Bread Pudding with Chocolate and Raisins   Ingredients 4 cups whole milk, warmed 8 tbsp butter, melted 1 ½ cups sugar 6 eggs 1 tsp…
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March 16, 2016
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Review – Conversations

Judith Hayman reviews the Jewish Theatre Company's latest production 'Conversations'.   Being the child or even the grandchild of a Holocaust survivor affects people profoundly. Children who know the full details of the survivor’s journey into hell often react differently…
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March 16, 2016
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Welcome to the 60s

The touring production of Hairspray is currently dazzling at Manchester’s Palace Theatre, and JLife went along to check it out.   Ask your friends to reel off their favourite musicals and it’s highly likely that the smash hit Hairspray will…
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March 16, 2016
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City of Leisure

Fusing delicious eateries, thriving businesses, and luxury retailers, Spinningfields is rising in the ranks as Manchester’s place to be.   With its eclectic attractions and wealth of visitors, leisure has long been associated with Manchester’s city landscape – but nothing…
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March 16, 2016
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Setting an Example

Dr Martin Boulton, high master of Manchester Grammar School, discusses the importance of schools’ commitment to societal service and giving back.   A good education involves academic study, of course, but there is much more than this if a school…
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March 16, 2016
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A Time to Reflect

Residents from The Fed’s Heathlands Village share with JLife their reflections on Rosh Hashanah.   Family gatherings, resolutions, extended meals, and delicious foods such as apples and challah dipped in honey: the traditions associated with Rosh Hashanah are both well-known…
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March 16, 2016
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Off the Pitch

The Rugby World Cup is coming to England, and more specifically, Manchester. But what influence have Jewish players had on the game? Joseph Brown reports.   As the Rugby World Cup 2015 is coming to England on the 18th September,…
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March 15, 2016
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Top Spots for Afternoon Tea

Indulge yourself and a group of friends to some of the best afternoon teas Manchester has to offer.   Annies Restaurant & Tea Shop Located just off St. Ann’s Square in the iconic Royal Exchange building, Annies – owned by…
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March 15, 2016