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Life Support

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JLife’s Holly Thackeray met with Leeds businessman Philip Dante to find out about his week spent volunteering alongside the Israeli Defence Force. No internet, basic accommodation and a lot of rain. A military base in North Israel was a world…

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It’s a Scandal!

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David Conn, multi-award-winning journalist, delivered an enthralling and entertaining insight into the world of football scandals at Milim, the Leeds Jewish literary festival. Elliot Landy went along. A packed hall at Etz Chaim enjoyed an enthralling presentation from award-winning newspaper…

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Life Line

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Chai Cancer Care has been serving the Jewish community for 26 years. JLife’s Laura Sefton spoke to Louise Hager, the organisation’s chairman, about what has been and what is to come. At the time of our recent chat, Louse Hager,…

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In the Frame

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JLife’s Evangeline Spachis spoke to Headrow Gallery’s Maxwell Roberts about the gallery and framing company, his favourite artists and his career. How did you get into the art world? I began my journey in the photographic industry at the end…

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Kosher Comedy

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Fresh from a stand-up tour of Israel, Ashley Blaker, the UK’s only Orthodox Jewish comedian, returns with his brand new show to Leeds. JLife’s Evangeline Spachis caught up with him for a chat. How was your trip to Israel? I…

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Opening Up

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Jonny Benjamin has been on a remarkable journey in the decade since he was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder. JLife’s Laura Sefton caught up with him shortly after it was announced that he had been awarded an MBE to find out…

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Take a Seat

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Having sold around $3 million worth of innovative portable booster seats to parents across the world, Jon Sumroy, Leeds-born CEO and inventor of mifold, is in the driver’s seat… Can you tell us about your background? I’m originally from Leeds….

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Port of Call

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Martin Port has had a varied career, from selling bread to creating cutting-edge mobile technology. JLife’s Evangeline Spachis spoke to the Leeds-born entrepreneur recently about a life in business and working with The Apprentice 2015 winner. Can you tell us…

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The Entertainer

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JLife’s Laura Sefton caught up with comedian and photographer, Steve Best prior to his talk at the UKIB Breakfast Club meeting. Steve Best has had a varied career to date, both on and off stage. From performing at Battersea Power…

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