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Laughing Out Loud

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The Fed’s Laughter Factor returned for the third time to Manchester’s legendary Comedy Store, attracting 350 people to its Deansgate Locks venue, to witness the inauguration of a brand new band of comics.   Seven budding comedians – Daniel Berke,…

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SHALVA

Scaling the Summit

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A group of Jewish trekkers are climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for SHALVA.   This October around 30 Jews from around the world will be climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for SHALVA, The Association for Mentally and Physically…

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Muslim Jewish Forum

Happy Anniversary!

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The Muslim Jewish Forum of Greater Manchester recently marked 10 years.   The Muslim Jewish Forum of Greater Manchester recently commemorated its 10thanniversary with a dinner hosted by Manchester Town Hall.   The dinner’s keynote speakers were the Chief Rabbi…

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orbyn Murray

Bend it Like Beckham

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Young footballer Corbyn Murray is being described as the next big thing, attracting attention from Premiership Clubs.   Seven-year-old Whitefield youngster Corbyn Murray is being compared to David Beckham after recently scoring at the Nou Camp in Barcelona.   Corbyn…

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Manchester synagogue in 1914.

The Search is On

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The Manchester branch of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain have stumbled across a photograph taken in 1914 – and they need your help identifying who’s in it.   The Manchester Regional Group of the Jewish Genealogical Society of…

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Manchester Jewish Museum

Change is Coming

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Plans for the development of Manchester Jewish Museum – funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund – are underway.   Manchester Jewish Museum has received initial support from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for a major museum development project.   The…

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Shoshana Bloom

Welcome Aboard

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Langdon has announced the appointment of a new Jewish ethos manager.   Shoshana Bloom has joined Langdon, the Manchester-based specialist learning disabilities charity, in the new role of Jewish ethos manager.   Shoshana will be working with Langdon’s members and…

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FED

New Beginnings

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The FED recently celebrated the opening of its newly refurbished buildings.   Residents, relatives, staff and volunteers congregated in the lounge area of Heathlands Village to mark the opening of the refurbished communal areas of The FED’s Prestwich care home….

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Jewish Book Week

By the Book

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Manchester hosts a successful Jewish Book Week.   Three authors recently headed North to appear at Jewish Book Week in Manchester, the first under the auspices of  London Jewish Book Week. This  collaboration  between Bowdon, Menorah and Hale Synagogues was the initiative of Bowdon’s Harvey…

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Rabbi Fabian

New Rabbi for Menorah

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Menorah Synagogue has made an exciting new announcement.   Menorah Synagogue has announced the appointment of Rabbi Fabian Sborovsky, with the position having been empty since Rabbi Haim Shalom returned to Israel last August.   Rabbi Fabian, aged 46, is…

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UJIA North West Annual Dinne

A Fundraising Triumph

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The recently held UJIA North West Annual Dinner raised £680,000 for projects in Israel and the UK.   New UJIA Manchester Chair Nici Wertheim outlined her vision of “every Jewish home in Manchester” supporting the people of Israel and “the…

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