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Features-Leeds

King For A Day

Ditch the novelty tie and slippers once and for all this Father’s Day (19th June), with a little inspiration from JLife. Pilot Precision If your dad loves his gadgets, go for something classic. This pilot watch with a canvas by…
J Life
June 1, 2016
Leeds Community News

Tri Something New

Leeds is set to solidify its reputation as Yorkshire’s sporting capital this June, as the Columbia Threadneedle ITU World Triathlon takes place in the city. On 11th and 12th June, over 5,000 triathletes of all abilities will compete within the…
J Life
June 1, 2016
Leeds Community News

All the World’s a Stage

The West Yorkshire Playhouse is set to host a multicultural variety show featuring performances from the community. JLife reports. Makor Jewish Culture has teamed up with South Asian Arts UK (SAA UK) to stage The Multicultural Variety Show to celebrate…
J Life
June 1, 2016
Features-Leeds

Around the River Bend

Situated along the meandering River Wharf, Wetherby and Boston Spa remain unspoilt market towns on the outskirts of Leeds. JLife went on a journey to discover what’s in store this summer… Wetherby As well as being the centre of the…
J Life
June 1, 2016
Features-Leeds

Centre Stage

JLife heads to the heart of the action, shining the spotlight on Street Lane and Moortown and discovering the highlights that await. Leeds is changing. From new shops and eateries to car parks and housing, the landscape of the city…
J Life
June 1, 2016
Features-Leeds

Making Headway

JLife selects some of the fantastic yarmulkes on offer at UK-based Rimmon-judaica.co.uk to get you ready for the big day…     A Day to Remember This lovely suede yarmulke is made special with personalised printing to commemorate the Bar/…
J Life
June 1, 2016
Features-Leeds

The Sun Has Got Its Hat On

Have your sunglasses at the ready for JLife’s guide to some of the more unusual summer break activities for 2016. Like a Duck to Water There’s plenty to do at Leeds’ sailing marina at Yeadon Tarn. Leeds Sailing and Activity…
J Life
June 1, 2016
Interviews-Leeds

Life is a Cabaret

Ilya Levinson (third from right) and Phil Bohlman (third from left) with (L to R) Frank Caruso, jazz pianist and accordionist, Julia Bentley, a contemporary concert music singer , Stewart Figa, a cantor and singer of Yiddish song, Iordanka Kissiova,…
J Life
June 1, 2016
Interviews-Leeds

Back to Nature

Kit Peel, director of NiddFest, the festival that combines literature with nature, talks to JLife’s Laura Sefton about appealing to everyone and getting a Poet Laureate to help out. The idea came to the couple a few years ago as…
J Life
June 1, 2016
Interviews-Leeds

Ciao Bella!

Alex Ziff, founder of new dating app, Ciao Date and grandson of Marjorie and Arnold Ziff, spoke to JLife’s Laura Sefton about what makes an entrepreneur and how Yorkshire will always be home. Did you have a lightbulb moment that…
J Life
June 1, 2016
Interviews-Leeds

In Safe Hands

Mr Stephen Bush (pictured centre), consultant in Emergency Medicine at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, spoke to JLife’s Laura Sefton about the significance of teamwork and why Leeds is best city in the country. Can you tell us about your…
J Life
June 1, 2016
Blog-Leeds

Preview: Bradford Literature Festival 2016

After a successful inaugural year in 2015, the Bradford Literature Festival returns to the city from 22nd – 29th May. Devised by literature lovers and Bradford residents, Symia Aslam and Irna Qureshi, the festival returns with nearly 200 events across…
J Life
May 13, 2016
Blog-Manchester

JLife Manchester is here!

The new issue of JLife Manchester should be hitting your doorstep and appearing at key outlets in the area this week. Here is a round-up of what’s coming up in your May/ June issue... Road to Rio 2016 With less…
J Life
May 6, 2016
Blog-Leeds

A Day of Remembrance

In March, a group from the Leeds community visited Poland to learn about the past and remember those lost. Local TV channel, Made in Leeds has announced that the documentary about the trip will be broadcast on 9th May. On…
J Life
May 5, 2016
Blog-Leeds

Dressed in Time

Fashionistas have the chance to see retro gems on the catwalk next month when the Marks & Spencer Company Archive in Leeds hosts its first vintage fashion show ‘Dressed in Time’. Taking place on 7th May, the free show will feature…
J Life
May 4, 2016
Manchester Community News

Painting the Town Red

Breck Stockton, a Red Sea Pedestrians’ trustee, spoke to JLife after the charity group raised over £225,000 at a fundraiser recently. The Red Sea Pedestrians (RSP) is a philanthropic project that was established in the mid-1980s by a group of…
J Life
May 4, 2016
Manchester Community News

Spire Bat for Lancashire

Lancashire County Cricket Club will team up with Spire Manchester Hospital for the next championship campaign. Spire Manchester Hospital is set to become Lancashire County Cricket Club’s (LCCC) official healthcare partner and shirt sponsor for the 2016/ 17 Specsavers County…
J Life
May 4, 2016
Features-Manchester

An ‘Appy Home

In a world where most people have a smart phone, there’s an app for almost every aspect of your life— even for the home. So, put your feet up while JLife rounds up some of the best mobile apps to…
J Life
May 4, 2016