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Friends in Fashion

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Prestwich-based charity, The Friendship Circle recently raised £10,000 by throwing a fashion show. The Friendship Circle, a charity which helps to integrate people with physical and learning disabilities into the community, has raised £10,000 by hosting a fashion show. The…

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A Day of Learning

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Manchester Day Limmud returns on 4th February. Limmud, the international charitable organisation which creates events for Jewish learning is returning to Manchester on 4th February for its annual Day Limmund at William Hulme’s Grammar School in Whalley Range. Led and…

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Back On Film

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The UK International Jewish Film Festival returns to Manchester. The UK International Jewish Film Festival (UKIJFF) celebrates its 21st birthday by returning to Manchester. There will be a special selection of premieres screened at Cineworld Didsbury and HOME Manchester, from…

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Fed gets Ahead

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The Fed’s care home for older people – Heathlands Village – is celebrating a top award for end-of-life care, as well as receiving a nomination the village’s seaside garden at the National Dementia Care Awards. Under the Gold Standards Framework…

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A Tale Of Two Cities

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Michael Bowers is set to run two half marathons to fundraise for, and raise awareness of, the Motor Neurone Disease Association. Michael Bowers (pictured far left) has challenged himself to run two half marathons across two cities on consecutive weeks in October in support of…

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Caring Community

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Chai Cancer Care supporters attended the opening of the charity’s support centre. More than 160 supporters of Chai Cancer Care, the Jewish community cancer support organisation, came together to be part of the official opening of Chai’s new support centre….

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Get Involved

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United Jewish Israel Appeal is seeking participants for its next leadership programme. The Manchester branch of United Jewish Israel Appeal (UJIA) is looking for a new group of participants from across the community for its next leadership programme. Scheduled to…

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On Your Bike

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Fundraisers were out in force for the United Jewish Israel Appeal (UJIA) recently, with a fun run and bike ride taking place. Three UJIA Ethiopian Bar/ Bat Mitzvah (EBBM) programme participants raised £1,500, around £300 more than their target, by…

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Greatest Gift

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A group of young Arab and Jewish Israeli student teachers recently visited Heathlands Village, a community care home in Greater Manchester. On a trip organised by social business, Visible Outcomes, the guests, who were from Bet Kerem in Jerusalem, took…

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Shall We Dance, Or Bake?

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Manchester Maccabi has exciting fundraising events lined up 2017, as Dancing Strictly waltzes back into the limelight and brand new competition The Great Maccabi Bake Off is launched. This autumn, Manchester Maccabi’s popular annual community dance competition, Dancing Strictly is…

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Topping Out

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Rabbi Ellituv joined the topping out ceremony at Jewish community care village, Belong Morris Feinmann. Belong Morris Feinmann, a new Jewish community care village in Didsbury, has celebrated a key milestone, with a topping out ceremony to mark the completion…

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Never Forget

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Holocaust Memorial Day was commemorated across the region. Jewish people honoured Holocaust Memorial Day 2017 across the Manchester Jewish community. Taking place on 27th January every year, it is a time for everyone to remember the millions of people whose…

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Stadium Rocked

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The Kersal Moor Residents Association is dismayed at Salford City Council’s decision to allow Salford City FC’s planned expansion. “The panel and the council seem to be wowed by the idea of celebrity and the fact that in some ways…

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Opening the Box

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The Fed’s charity shop, The Charity Box, has reopened.   Following devastating storm damage last year, The Charity Box, The Fed’s Cheetham Hill charity shop, welcomed the public back through its doors recently. Karen Morse, shop manager, along with a…

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The Time of Our Lives

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This year’s Manchester Maccabi’s Dancing Strictly was a hot-stepping success! The Dancehouse Theatre was packed out on 9th October for another edition of Dancing Strictly in aid of Manchester Maccabi. The 10 intrepid amateur dancers stepped onto the dancefloor and…

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Fed Marks the Spot

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JLife caught up with The Fed’s new communications officer, Robert Marks. Congratulations on your recent appointment at The Fed! How has it been? It has been absolutely wonderful. The organisation is made up of the most dedicated people you could…

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Preserving the Past

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With further funding secured, plans for a Holocaust Heritage and Learning Centre for the north of England have been reinforced. The Holocaust Heritage and Learning Centre for the north of England will now go ahead, thanks to a further boost…

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