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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
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
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
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
Features-Manchester

Let’s Talk Interiors

Design and interiors consultant Alexis Nicolaidis, founder of VA Heritage, plays down the importance of trends and explores why getting the mood right is crucial to helping you unlock the potential of your property. When embarking on an interior design project,…
J Life
August 27, 2021
Features-Manchester

Learning to Adapt

Award-winning educator and speaker Kellie McCord, founder of Uplevel Academy, discusses the education landscape in the wake of the pandemic. Hi Kellie, how will the pandemic fallout affect the current school-aged generation? When the school gates were closed during the…
J Life
August 10, 2021
Features-Manchester

School’s Out

With school soon to be breaking up for the summer, keeping the kids occupied will be a number one priority! That’s why we’ve compiled the best family-friendly activities across the city. LEGOLAND Discovery Centre| Every Day | £16.50 Adults, £13.50…
J Life
July 14, 2021
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No Place Like Home

As we look towards booking a well-deserved getaway, UJIA Manchester’s community Shlicha Sara Baruch implores readers to book a flight to Israel and explore the delights of her childhood home north of Tel Aviv, the beautiful city of Netanya. After…
J Life
July 14, 2021
Features-Manchester

Risky Business?

With Murray Patt of Hale-based accountants Alexander Knight & Co. Being a risk taker is something that comes naturally to most business owners. You probably took the biggest risk of all by launching your very own venture in the first…
J Life
July 14, 2021
Features-Manchester

Get Involved

As lockdown restrictions ease, we round up some of the most exciting events happening this July. Jewish Manchester Tour | 2nd July | £11 The Manchester Jewish Museum has been closed for years for regeneration, but is finally reopening on…
J Life
June 30, 2021
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Welcome Back!

As Manchester Jewish Museum reopens on 2nd July, its chief executive, Max Dunbar tells us what to expect. The Manchester Jewish community has a long and rich history; a history which Manchester Jewish Museum has painstakingly curated and presented: “The…
J Life
June 30, 2021
Features-Manchester

Fitness Fun

There’s no better time to work out outdoors than summer, and many of us have developed a taste for it while gyms have been closed. Here are JLife’s top picks for outdoor exercise activities in the sun: Play Tennis |…
J Life
June 30, 2021
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Creative Spark

Manchester lifestyle coach Kate Moryoussef encourages us to make space in our lives to allow the creativity to flow. Kate Moryoussef is a wellbeing coach trained in Emotional Freedom Technique, host of The Ambitious Mum Podcast and mum to four…
J Life
June 30, 2021
Features-Manchester

Get Out!

JLife takes a look at some of the most exciting new bars and restaurants opening in Manchester for those of us needing a good night out. Lane7 This late-night bowling alley and gaming venue has moved into Great Northern Warehouse…
J Life
June 30, 2021
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Sun’s Out, Fun’s Out!

With summer and sunshine heading your way, we’ll be entertaining in our gardens. Here are JLIfe’s top furniture picks for outdoor entertaining. Six Burner Gas Barbecue | £249.99 With a change in the weather, barbecues are what’s on everyone’s mind.…
J Life
June 1, 2021
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