Colin Glass OBE – A Shining Example

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Leeds business legend Colin Glass OBE spoke to JLife’s Elliot Landy in a candid interview which unpacked the story behind a distinguished career. At the September UKIB breakfast meeting, it was Colin Glass, a familiar face as Chairman of UK…

Snir Shoshany: Flying the Flag

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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…
Rabbi Paul Strasko with his instrument

Hitting the Right Note with Rabbi Strasko

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As he takes up the mantle at Sinai Synagogue, we speak to Rabbi Paul Strasko about jazz, upholding tradition, and run-ins with the mafia. Rabbi Paul Strasko is the first to admit, he isn’t your conventional rabbi. When asked what…
A photo of Leeds-based klezmer band Kibitz on stage

Kibitz – Live and Kicking

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Following their Alwoodley performance as part of Leeds International Season, JLife speaks to local klezmer outfit, Kibitz on keeping Jewish musical tradition alive. Hey guys, tell us what inspired you to get together and play klezmer? The band first started…