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Interviews-Leeds

The Heart of the Matter

JLife’s Sarah Nelson speaks to Leeds-born Stephen Mack about his entrepreneurial background and new natural heart health product, Perfect Vascular Natural.   What’s Perfect Vascular Natural and how did your involvement with it come about? Perfect Vascular Natural is a…
J Life
July 28, 2015
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My Bar Mitzvah and Me

Leeds lad Joseph Brown looks back on his Bar Mitzvah weekend. I remember almost every detail of my Bar Mitzvah weekend during the last weekend in October 2011. It all started on the Friday night, where we had a traditional…
J Life
July 3, 2015
Manchester Community News

The Search is On

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…
J Life
June 26, 2015
Manchester Community News

Change is Coming

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…
J Life
June 26, 2015
Interviews-Manchester

Talking Shop

JLife’s Kirsty Plowman chats to David Gaffin, Sainsbury’s Heaton Park’s first Jewish manager, about his commitment to supplying kosher products and giving back to the local community.   David Gaffin is the new general manager at the Sainsbury’s Heaton Park…
J Life
June 26, 2015
Interviews-Manchester

Mother Nature

Elaine Bermitz discovers how businesswoman Rivka Rose founded her award-winning Manchester-based company Faith in Nature.   Rivka Rose founded Faith in Nature skin care products in the early 1970s when her particular brand of organic, ethically-produced creams, were a distant,…
J Life
June 26, 2015
Leeds Community News

Good Sports

The 17th annual PhysCap five-a-side football challenge is just around the corner.   The 17th annual PhysCap five-a-side football challenge will this year be kicking off on 19th July at The Grammar School at Leeds (GSAL) — and the event…
J Life
June 1, 2015
Leeds Community News

One Step Ahead

Donisthorpe Hall's third consecutive 24-hour endurance walk was a huge success. John Fisher reports.   The third consecutive 24-hour endurance walk raised £25,000 which brings the total of proceeds over the three years to £95,000 for Donisthorpe Hall.   Chairman…
J Life
June 1, 2015
Leeds Community News

A Donating Dame

Dame Stephanie Shirley recently enlightened a Women4Welfare audience. John Fisher reports.   When Dame Stephanie Shirley came to write her memoir Let IT Go, her publishers were perplexed. Was it the story of a refugee or was it about a…
J Life
June 1, 2015
Features-Leeds

Get the Party Started

From contemporary ideas to go-to specialists, JLife looks at all things Bar/ Bat Mitzvah.   Looking Ahead The advances in all things technological have trickled into the Bar/ Bat Mitzvah industry to the extent that they’re affecting the educational process…
J Life
June 1, 2015
Features-Leeds

The Heart of the Action

JLife takes a stroll down Street Lane and around Moortown to discover the highlights awaiting visitors, as well as reflect on the recent happenings at Roundhay Park.   Image: Howard Barnett   The surge of developments and openings sweeping Leeds…
J Life
June 1, 2015
Features-Leeds

Hidden Gems

Escape from the city to Boston Spa and the Wetherby area where a village vibe is fused with a cosmopolitan air.   Image: Howard Barnett   Whether you’re on a quest to buy something special, take in the sights, or…
J Life
June 1, 2015
Features-Leeds

JFiles: Meet the Chef

JLife meets the top chefs from across Yorkshire to discover some lesser known facts about the creators of some of our favourite dishes.   Name: Craig Atchinson Occupation: Head Chef – The Grand Hotel & Spa, York Place of birth:…
J Life
June 1, 2015