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Lucky Number Seven

Penny Sanders, programme director at Seven Arts, chats to JLife’s Laura Sefton about swapping career paths, what makes Chapel Allerton special, and why she thinks poetry beats comedy every time. Why is Chapel Allerton an important part of Leeds for…
J Life
April 4, 2016
Interviews-Leeds

A Piece of Cake

JLife’s Laura Sefton chats to Lisa Gair, the cake creator behind The Yummy Yank, about working hard and staying true to her roots. Having moved to the UK from Maryland 19 years ago, Lisa Gair has spent most of the…
J Life
April 4, 2016
Interviews-Leeds

She’s in Fashion

Emily Hughes, brand and event manager for Judy’s Affordable Vintage Fair, talks to JLife’s Evangeline Spachis about the rise of vintage fashion and her own style. Founded by Judy Berger in 2005, Judy’s Affordable Vintage Fair has been held at…
J Life
April 4, 2016
Interviews-Leeds

A Good Bake

Sales Director of Rakusen’s, Sarah Hemingway, spoke to Evangeline Spachis about the food production company’s enduring Jewish legacy and its future. Leeds-based food production company, Rakusen’s had a change of ownership recently, however the new team has vowed to keep…
J Life
April 4, 2016
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So Foolish!

April Fool’s Day is here yet again, the one morning of the year where you can’t believe anything you read in the news, or believe what you’ve heard from friends. Until 12pm, when the pranks and the tomfoolery unofficially end,…
J Life
April 1, 2016
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Did You Know They Were Jewish?

CHARLIE KAUFMAN With his latest film as writer/ director, the Oscar nominated animation Anomalisa,  in cinemas, it is time to look back at the career of Charlie Kaufman, a writer whose weird and wonderful films have earned him one Oscar…
J Life
March 30, 2016
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Four-day Fun-days

An estimated 11 million cars are expected to hit the roads today as commuters and holidaymakers bid to make the most of the spring break weekend. Even though we have four glorious days to enjoy, there’s a sting in the…
J Life
March 25, 2016
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Celebrating Jewish Mums

It’s Mother’s Day this Sunday! Of course, we at JLife know you’ve already found the perfect flowers, have the box of chocolates at the ready and know exactly what she’d like for her breakfast on Sunday. So, instead of rounding…
J Life
March 4, 2016