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Features-Manchester

Go Wild!

School’s out and JLife has the perfect solution for keeping the kids active this half term (27th May – 6th June).   Geronimo The biggest names in children’s entertainment including CBeebies stars Mr Bloom, Andy Day and Alex Winters will…
J Life
May 4, 2016
Features-Manchester

Sun’s Out

It’s summertime, and the living is easy with JLife’s top indoor and outdoor events for this coming season…     Hit Parade Manchester Day is back on 19th June with a full spectacle of exciting activities for families to get…
J Life
May 4, 2016
Features-Manchester

The Yoms to Me

Eitan Sadeh, shaliach and teacher for The Jewish Agency, on why he is bringing the Israeli way of marking the Yoms to Manchester. This year marks the 13th year that I spend Yom Ha'atzmaut in the UK. Yes, I'm counting.…
J Life
May 4, 2016
Interviews-Manchester

On My Watch

At just 23, Charles Burns, head of Branded Jewellery at Burns Jewellers, has been making waves. The young entrepreneur spoke to JLife’s Evangeline Spachis recently about the company’s future. Speaking to Charles Burns, head of Branded Jewellery at Burns Jewellers…
J Life
May 4, 2016
Interviews-Manchester

Say Cheesecake

With Shavuot coming up on 11th June, JLife asks Robert Rosenfield, master baker and owner of Manchester-based kosher bakery State Fayre, some cheesecake-related questions, among other things... How did State Fayre come about? It’s a family business that dates back…
J Life
May 4, 2016
Interviews-Manchester

The Media Mogul

Lara Kroll is managing director of the Jewish Media Agency, the Manchester-based news outlet that is tipping the scales of Jewish and Israeli reportage. What is the Jewish Media Agency (JMA)? JMA is a website that provides an alternative to…
J Life
May 4, 2016
Blog-LeedsBlog-Manchester

Perfect Pesach Recipes

Here are the simple and effective starters, main meals and desserts for Passover that JLife completely loves! We at JLife aren’t exactly cooking experts. Instead, we follow the wonderful culinary whizz-kids via cookbooks and bookmarked websites. We’ve selected our favourite…
J Life
April 22, 2016
Blog-LeedsBlog-Manchester

Did You Know They Were Jewish?

IRIS APFEL If you’ve been near a television screen recently, you may have been greeted by a car advert with an unlikely spokesperson: 94-year-old fashion icon, Iris Apfel. As she nears her centenary year, Apfel shows no sign of being…
J Life
April 8, 2016
Features-Leeds

Food review: The Olive Branch, Ilkley

JLife’s Laura Sefton travelled to the charming town of Ilkley to sample scrumptious Turkish cuisine, lunchtime style. The Olive Branch has become something of a byword for high quality cuisine among its loyal clientele. Having gained popularity, the flagship Hebden…
J Life
April 5, 2016
Features-Leeds

Retro Fitted

We couldn’t have a home and garden special without including the interior design craze that’s sweeping the nation: all things vintage! JLife goes bargain-hunting… These days, it seems everyone has caught the vintage fashion bug. From the odd charity shop…
J Life
April 4, 2016
Features-Leeds

Home Sweet Home

Home is where the heart is, so treat it to a fresh look for spring. JLife gets insight from the experts and picks out furnishings that will update your décor for 2016. We are in a new season and the…
J Life
April 4, 2016
Features-Leeds

Urban Cool

Chapel Allerton continues to be one of the most sought-after areas in Leeds. JLife takes a look at the vibrant village to find out what’s new. Chapel Allerton is rapidly becoming a cultural equal to Leeds centre. Its prime location…
J Life
April 4, 2016
Features-Leeds

The Yoms

Rabbi Shimon B. Glickman, Director of Communal Activities at the JEC - Leeds Kollel, reflects on the solemnity and euphoria of the Yoms. What are the Yoms all about? A good Jewish answer is always a question! Which of the…
J Life
April 4, 2016
Features-Leeds

Spring Fever!

Jump, ride, play and discover your way through the drizzly weekends with JLife’s pick of activities for kids in and around Leeds. Jump Around Arriving in Leeds last December, the Jump Arena is a fantastic new addition to the growing…
J Life
April 4, 2016
Leeds Community News

In the Spotlight

The Out of the Shadows festival is coming to Leeds and York, showcasing lost work by Jewish captives. Bookings are now open for the inaugural Out of the Shadows festival, taking place in Leeds and York from 1st-21st June at…
J Life
April 4, 2016
Leeds Community News

Deli Delights

Myers Famous Kosherie has been acquired by the Beth Hamidrash Hagadol Synagogue. The well-known Leeds kosher delicatessen, Myers Famous Kosherie has been obtained by the Beth Hamidrash Hagadol Synagogue. Now trading as The Moortown Deli, the deal significantly expands the…
J Life
April 4, 2016
Leeds Community News

New Yorkshire Yankees

Yanki Sonnenschein will be bringing Manchester’s Yankees Meats’ to Gourmet Foods in Leeds. JLife spoke to the business owner to find out more. After becoming the premier kosher butcher in Manchester after just two years, Yanki Sonnenschein of Yankees Meats…
J Life
April 4, 2016