Manchester Community News

Memorial Day at the Museum

Manchester Jewish Museum, currently in residence at Manchester Central Library, will hold a special day of performances to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day. On 27th January, Manchester Jewish Museum will mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2020 (HMD) with two premieres of musical…
J Life
January 6, 2020
Manchester Community News

Maccabi Makeover

After 13 years as a Jewish hub of sporting and communal activity, Manchester Maccabi will benefit from new investment in its Prestwich centre. Manchester Maccabi and UJIA have announced a joint venture which will see Manchester Maccabi undergo a general…
J Life
January 6, 2020
Manchester Community News

Wait A Minute, Mr Postman!

Heathlands Village residents have joined a new pen pal scheme organised by small UK-based business Greyling Post. Heathlands Village residents are channelling their inner Ernest Hemmingway, thanks to a unique initiative from UK greeting-card company, Greyling Post. Five residents living…
J Life
November 12, 2019
Manchester Community News

All Year Round

A multigenerational collaborative painting and photography project, bringing together two of Manchester’s key charities, culminated in the launch of a Jewish year calendar. Students of Langdon College, residents of The Fed’s Heathlands Village care home and tenants of Moorview Independent…
J Life
October 30, 2019
Manchester Community News

UJIA Appoint New Regional Director

Israeli-born Yael Mohaliver-Brif has been appointed UJIA's regional director for Manchester, Leeds and Newcastle. The mother-of-two and Middle Eastern Relations graduate spent two years in Wales as Israeli delegate to the United World Colleges programme, before spending several years as…
J Life
October 30, 2019
Manchester Community News

History Has A Voice

The Head of European Jewish Programming for Yad Vashem’s International School for Holocaust Studies met a very exceptional group of older storytellers. Visiting The Fed’s My Voice Manchester Project based at Heathlands Village, Yoni Berrous, was presented with signed copies…
J Life
September 11, 2019