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A Stand Up Story

Jewish standup comedian and writer David Cohen discusses his new book, Stand Up, Barry Goldman. Despite living further afield nowadays, David Cohen is still a Leeds lad at heart: “I grew up in Leeds in the 1960s and 70s,” David…
J Life
September 15, 2021
Interviews-Manchester

The Virtual Reality

JLife speaks to Stas Zaslavsky, CEO of Israeli platform developer Vii-Events, to discover the strategy for bringing his business to the UK market. Vii-Events is highly creative virtual events platform that uses a 3D hyper-realistic graphical engine to imitate the…
J Life
September 15, 2021
Features-Manchester

Child Psychology

Commands and Setting Limits With clinical psychologist Dr Daniel Weisberg, managing director of CAYP Psychology. This Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, families will be spending more time together. Your children will test you, especially when they’re asked to do something…
J Life
September 15, 2021
Features-Manchester

Book Club

For those who love a good book, JLife’s Elaine Bermitz presents her hotly tipped selection of recent reads. Wilson Indeed by Steve Walsh An intriguing first book of a series, in which a teenage boy meets the girl of his…
J Life
September 15, 2021
Manchester Community News

Time to Reflect

Raised in south Manchester and now studying Comic and Concept Art at Leeds Arts University, Josh Hyman has recently had one of his pieces featured in Artist Talk Magazine, a prominent art publication: “My cousin in America had been featured…
J Life
September 15, 2021
Manchester Community News

The Power of Gratitude

Two Jewish primary schools have taken part in a ground-breaking trial to assess the effects of the Big Birthday Appeal’s gratitude journal for kids. The Big Birthday Appeal was co-founded by Suzy Glaskie and Judith Moryoussef in 2001 to inspire…
J Life
September 15, 2021
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Easy Bake Pizza

It’s National TV Dinner Day. To celebrate, we’ve come up with an easy to make and bake pizza recipe, perfect for the whole family! Ingredients For the sauce 1 tube of tomato paste 7oz mozzarella (or any other cheese), grated, for topping…
J Life
September 10, 2021
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Jewish New Year Explained

The 6th September 2021 is Jewish New Year, also known as Rosh Hashanah. Rosh Hashanah is one of the most important holidays for Jewish people around the world.  It marks the beginning of the new year for Jewish people and…
J Life
September 3, 2021
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Win a Stunning Bespoke Portrait

For most of his life Joe Gellert worked as an architect in private practice, drawing architectural designs for his clients to help them achieve their dream home. On retiring in 2007, Joe decided to settle down and put his artistic…
J Life
August 30, 2021
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Win an exclusive Signed Print

21 year-old Manchester-born Georgia, who studies Fine Art at Leeds Arts University met Leeds-born Danele, who studies Painting at the University of Edinburgh, while working as madrichim for Habonim Dror summer camp. “We met up in Leeds after camp to…
J Life
August 30, 2021
Features-Manchester

Out Class

With the new term upon us, we celebrate exam successes and the new strides our local schools are taking. This year’s results day comes after much trial and tribulation for all students, and like last year’s grades, the way that these…
J Life
August 27, 2021
Manchester Community News

Out of this World

Children’s charity Camp Simcha hosted a day of fun for its families, just when they needed it most. Over the summer, Camp Simcha organised an afternoon for families packed with everything from a 60ft assault course to a rodeo bull.…
J Life
August 27, 2021
Features-Manchester

The Gift of Giving

Chag Sameach! Gift giving is a wonderful way to welcome in the new year. Here are our picks for some less traditional Rosh Hashanah themed gifts to give to friends and family. Crisp Campfire Apples Scented Candles | £8.99 Apples…
J Life
August 27, 2021
Features-Manchester

Lockdown’s Revenge

As she undergoes gruelling preparation for a 70km trek through the 50°C heat of the Negev desert, JLife’s Elaine Bermitz diarises her unfanatical approach to fitness, overcoming self doubts and lockdown overindulgence to discover a side of herself she never…
J Life
August 27, 2021
Features-Manchester

Chin Chin

Discover the latest places Manchester has to offer for a tasty treat and a cheeky cocktail. Alcotraz It’s always nice to see something that’s a bit different, and new city centre bar Alcotraz is certainly that. Inspired by the success of…
J Life
August 27, 2021
Interviews-Manchester

A Better Life

We spoke to Maxim Cohen, chief executive of The UK Adviser Group – a national mortgage and finance advisory firm – to discover what exactly equity release is, why people might use it, why  people should make use of it and why…
J Life
August 27, 2021
Interviews-Manchester

The Virtual Reality

speaks to Stas Zaslavsky, CEO of Israeli platform developer Vii-Events, to discover the strategy for bring9ing his business to the UK market. Vii-Events is highly creative virtual events platform that uses a 3D hyper-realistic graphical engine to imitate the in-person event experience. Events…
J Life
August 27, 2021