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Features-Leeds

Chapel Times

Due to the coronvirus pandemic, events may have been postponed or cancelled and businesses may be closed. Please check with the organisers for accurate listings and open times. Ever desirable, Chapel Allerton remains the place to be. With average house…
J Life
April 1, 2020
Leeds Community News

The Pop-Up Pesach Shop Returns!

The highly successful Pop-up Pesach Shop will once again be open in time for Passover, meaning Jewish families can load up on vital supplies for the festival. Two years ago, dismayed at the sudden closure of the community’s only Jewish…
J Life
April 1, 2020
Features-LeedsFeatures-Manchester

Putting Down Roots

The summery botanical trend is testament that our love of nature continues to blossom… Our homes continue to be an oasis of plants, as the trend for bringing nature into our homes grows and grows. Pinterest predicts vertical gardens are…
J Life
April 1, 2020
Leeds Community News

Trust in the Community

Leeds Jewish Representative Council are celebrating receiving a grant of nearly £200,000 from the National Lottery Community Fund. Thanks to a successful National Lottery bid the Leeds Jewish Representative Council (LJRC) secured £193,596 funding from the National Lottery’s Community Fund,…
J Life
April 1, 2020
Features-LeedsUncategorized

Of Cheerios and Freedom

Leeds Kollel's Sephy Stern presents her take on the Pesach preparations. I am not sure if any of you will join me in admitting you have had it. The terrifying moment where you sit bolt upright in the middle of…
J Life
April 1, 2020
Features-LeedsFeatures-Manchester

Hemp Day

JLife chooses some of the most popular beauty products on the market to help you discover this brave new world of CBD skin and body care… There’s a been a seismic shift in the use of CBD on a global…
J Life
April 1, 2020
Interviews-Leeds

Carving Out a Niche

Celebrated Chapeltown animator and printmaker, Janis Goodman talks capturing the wild side of Leeds’ urban landscape. “It’s a dark, mysterious art anticipating what people will like. The best thing you can do is please yourself in the hope that will…
J Life
April 1, 2020
Interviews-Leeds

On The Side of The Angels

Fresh from taking part in the Purim celebrations at Sinai shul, JLife catches up with Becky Joyce, co-founder of Homeless Street Angels. For the last six years, Becky Joyce, along with sister Shelley, have been feeding and clothing the homeless…
J Life
April 1, 2020
Interviews-Leeds

Lenagev!

JLife speaks to Alwoodley’s own Jonathan Phillips, co-founder of Leeds-born houmous bar Humpit, to find out how a father-son team took a little slice of Israel and turned it into the UK’s largest vegan chain. Lenagev Hebrew (v.) to wipe…
J Life
April 1, 2020
Interviews-Leeds

Mallett’s Palette

Following an exhibition at Chapel Allerton's Smart Gallery and the release of his latest book, TV's Timmy Mallett tells JLife how a 3,500km painting trip across Europe in memory of his late brother taught him to seize the day. Hi…
J Life
April 1, 2020
Interviews-Leeds

Up and Atom!

JLife speaks to Dr Graham Purves about his first term as The Grammar School at Leeds' vice principal and head of senior school. Hi Graham, tell us the story behind your move to The Grammar School at Leeds (GSAL). I…
J Life
January 29, 2020
Leeds Community News

Alby Home for Christmas

UHC members led by senior minister Alby Chait brought festive cheer to the wider community, delivering gifts across the city to hardworking emergency and care staff on Christmas Day. On Christmas morning, 550 members of the community met at UHC…
J Life
January 29, 2020
Leeds Community News

Dancing Strictly – Movie Night

The Grammar School at Leeds was the location for another show-stopping day of competitive ballroom dancing as a movie-themed Dancing Strictly returned for the 2020 edition! Judges David King, Gill Caplin, Howard Lee and JLife’s own Elliot Landy cast a…
J Life
January 29, 2020