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JLife’s Top Tips for Saving Energy

Whether you’re looking to save on your household bills or save the environment, switching your energy supplier and making a few small changes can add up to make a big difference. Household bills have fallen for millions this autumn, as…
J Life
October 22, 2019
Features-Leeds

Inspect Your Grooming Gadgets

It’s time for a refresh of your beauty and grooming gadgets, so have a look at our helpful and travel-friendly guide to tech-ing up your medicine cabinet! 7-in-1 Pocket Grooming Multi Tool 7-in-1 Pocket Grooming Multi Tool Despite its micro…
J Life
October 22, 2019
Interviews-Leeds

Snir Shoshany: Flying the Flag

Meet Snir Shoshany, the new UJIA Shaliach, as he discusses what it means to be Israeli and his plans to bring the local Jewish youth closer to their homeland. Snir Shoshany was born into Israel's oldest kibbutz, Degania, and has…
J Life
October 22, 2019
Features-Leeds

Make Your Voice Heard

JLife speaks to Susie Gordon, director of Leeds Jewish Representative Council (JRC) ahead of what is set to be the biggest ever cross-community conversation on shaping the future of North Leeds. Hi Susie, tell us about the event! Susie Gordon,…
J Life
October 22, 2019
Leeds Community News

The Northern Antiques Fair Returns

The Northern Antiques Fair returns to the Harrogate Convention Centre from 3rd to 6th October, to showcase art, antiques and design from over 40 of the UK’s top dealers. Dating back to 1951, the event is Harrogate’s longest standing art…
J Life
October 4, 2019
Leeds Community News

Donisthorpe Ladies Strike A Chord

Donisthorpe Ladies Fundraising Committee hit the high notes with a fantastic evening of fundraising. After weeks of negative publicity surrounding a legionella problem at Donisthorpe Hall which had been and gone by the time the story reached the press, the…
J Life
October 2, 2019
Leeds Community News

FRESS! To Your Heart’s Delight!

Get ready for FRESS!, the new Jewish food and lifestyle expo taking place at Etz Chaim Synagogue on 27th October. The whole community is invited to immerse themselves in a multi-faceted experience of tasting, entertainment, wellbeing and food culture. The…
J Life
October 2, 2019
Leeds Community News

Leeds’ Jewish Medical Archives

Helen Frais, former Makor cultural director discusses her mission to unearth the stories of Leeds’ medical heroes and establish the Jewish Medical Archive. “He’ll be the doctor and she’ll be the dentist!” This is what Jewish mothers of old said…
J Life
October 2, 2019
Features-Leeds

Street Lane – The Word on the Street

JLife puts it ear to the ground to discover what’s putting the surroundings of Street Lane streets ahead. ED OVER HEELS Street Lane and Oakwood came to a standstill as Ed Sheeran rocked Roundhay Park. Alongside support acts The Darkness…
J Life
October 2, 2019
Features-Leeds

What’s Cooking?

From the rustic pleasures of Neapolitan pizza to refined twists on classic British pub fare, discover the fresh faces shaking up the North Leeds foodie scene. Beck & Call Beck & Call What was once The True Briton, has since…
J Life
October 2, 2019
Interviews-Leeds

Kibitz – Live and Kicking

Following their Alwoodley performance as part of Leeds International Season, and a cameo in Simon Glass' recent documentary, JLife speaks to local klezmer outfit, Kibitz on keeping Jewish musical tradition alive. Hey guys, tell us what inspired you to get…
J Life
October 2, 2019
Interviews-Leeds

Raising the Roof with Andy Nyman

Acclaimed actor and writer Andy Nyman says “it’s a mitzvah” to take the lead role in Fiddler on the Roof in the West End. JLife’s Evangeline Spachis finds out more… A prolonged discussion about the inconvenience of beards was not…
J Life
October 2, 2019
Interviews-Leeds

Matt Healy: King in The North

With an appetite to conquer the Leeds restaurant scene, celebrity chef Matt Healy gives JLife a taste of why he hates fine dining, the double-edged sword of celebrity fame and the story behind a dog called Frankie Knuckles. Since placing…
J Life
October 2, 2019
Features-Leeds

Discover the Rich Jewish History of Mallorca

Discover the one of the major highlights of the Balearics with an emerging Jewish history: Mallorca. Nature, sports, beaches, charming villages, underground grottos and a great range of leisure possibilities for families; Mallorca has much to offer, including a blossoming…
J Life
October 1, 2019