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Features-Manchester

Features-Manchester

Pond Life

With a big question mark over summer holidays this year, we look for exciting ways to bring the sights and sounds of water to us, as we prepare to welcome friends and family into our gardens. We asked aquascaping expert…
J Life
May 11, 2021
Features-Manchester

Lessons of Lockdown

As life begins to return to normality, JLife’s Elaine Bertmitz speaks to Sandi Mann, the clinical lead for Jewish Action for Mental Health to discover the true impact of lockdown on Manchester’s mental health. You may, for all sorts of…
J Life
May 11, 2021
Features-Manchester

Best of Both

From sponsored group hikes in the great outdoors, to sweet challah baking in the comfort of your kitchen, JLife inspires you to stay in or go out as you please, with its selection of virtual and in-person Jewish events on…
J Life
May 5, 2021
Features-Manchester

City Slickers

With indoor dining soon to be allowed, we take a look at restaurants and bars that will be opening their doors for the first time in Manchester city centre.   53two Tucked way below Manchester Central, 53two is a new…
J Life
May 5, 2021
Features-Manchester

Back to Business

JLife speaks to local independents to discover the impact the lockdown lift has been having on their business. Beth Cooper, founder of Sweaty Mama mother and baby fitness classes My classes offer a community that I believe is essential for…
J Life
May 5, 2021
Features-Manchester

For the Journey

In an extract from his latest book, Rabbi Tony Bayfield, head of Reform Judaism, explores the true meaning of Shavuot. Shavuot begins with the wheat harvest, becomes the giving of Torah at Sinai, and affirms the possibility of human encounter…
J Life
May 5, 2021
Features-Manchester

A Dad-stinguished Day Out

Father’s Day is just around the corner, and it’s never too early to plan what you’re going to do to show your Dad that you love him, and with more restrictions set to lift, there are plenty of great places…
J Life
May 5, 2021
Features-Manchester

Bring the Indoors Out

Garden rooms are fast becoming the must-have addition to every property. We speak to James Cummiskey, director of Lifetime Lodges, about the reasons behind their explosion in popularity. Many of us are looking to spruce up our spaces before having…
J Life
May 5, 2021
Features-Manchester

Blood, Sweat and Tiers

Discover how four essential local businesses have kept their doors open during lockdown to serve their community through thick and thin. Kevin Winch, franchise owner of Home Instead Senior Care Our carers have been out there like lionesses, keeping a…
J Life
February 28, 2021
Features-Manchester

Home Entertainment

From klezmer festivals to virtual museum tours, JLife trawls the web to bring you the best in online Jewish events. SHOAH The Mid-level Managers of the Holocaust | 25th March | 6pm | Free This event from The Holocaust Exhibition…
J Life
February 28, 2021
Features-Manchester

Bridging the Distance

With Lockdown 3.0 still upon us, we’ve pulled together the best remote experiences from across the city for a socially-not-emotionally-distanced Mother’s Day. DID SOMEONE SAY GIN ‘O’ CLOCK? The Ultimate Stay Home Gin Tasting Experience If you’ve missed getting tipsy…
J Life
February 28, 2021
Features-Manchester

Open Wide

As we glimpse light at the end of the tunnel, the starved foodies of Manchester can expect a raft of new food and drink venues with outdoor space to help them make the most of a late spring of relaxed…
J Life
February 28, 2021
Features-Manchester

No Passive Passovers

Are you a participant or a spectator? Yeshurun’s Rabbi Greg Bank offers a timely reminder to be active and present participants in our histories this Passover. The past 12 months have bombarded us with dilemmas. Some, like the balance between…
J Life
February 28, 2021
Features-Manchester

Screen Saver.

Save the date with our pick of informational and educational online events to satisfy your curiosity in 2021. Creative Activists | 28th January | Online | Free As part of Manchester Jewish Museum’s Trailblazers season, a group of up-and-coming young…
J Life
December 22, 2020
Features-Manchester

Blood, Sweat and Tiers.

With 2020 throwing spanners in the works left, right and centre, Manchester’s nascent restaurants are honing their recipes and perfecting their interiors as they patiently wait to open their doors. Here are the launches braving the storm, now offering take-out,…
J Life
December 22, 2020
Features-Manchester

Yeah Mon!

As Purim approaches, Manchester’s very own hamantasch hero, Andrew Addleman from Brackmans Bakery, gives us the lowdown on the humble triangular festive cookie. Hamantaschen are like marmite, you either love them or hate them – and that’s all down to…
J Life
December 22, 2020
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Let Your Love Grow.

Keep your meat to yourself this Valentine’s Day, with our selection of quirky plant-based gifts – all 100% vegan. Pocket Pal Heatable Avocado Is there anything your millennial lover enjoys more than a good avocado? Pocket Pals are fully microwaveable…
J Life
December 22, 2020
Features-Manchester

Workout Smart.

Whether you’re back at the gym or embracing home workouts, JLife picks its top five gadgets to help you smash your new year fitness goals. Strava Strava turns every Apple and Android device into a sophisticated running and cycling computer.…
J Life
December 22, 2020
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Chanukah Funukah.

Bring a smile to your kids’ faces this holiday season with JLife’s pick of hilarious Chanukah gifts.     This Is My Pajamakah Shirt Perfect for celebrating Chanukah at home, this lightweight cotton printed tee should bring a chuckle to…
J Life
November 30, 2020