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Features-Manchester

Review – Conversations

Judith Hayman reviews the Jewish Theatre Company's latest production 'Conversations'.   Being the child or even the grandchild of a Holocaust survivor affects people profoundly. Children who know the full details of the survivor’s journey into hell often react differently…
J Life
March 16, 2016
Features-Manchester

Welcome to the 60s

The touring production of Hairspray is currently dazzling at Manchester’s Palace Theatre, and JLife went along to check it out.   Ask your friends to reel off their favourite musicals and it’s highly likely that the smash hit Hairspray will…
J Life
March 16, 2016
Features-Manchester

City of Leisure

Fusing delicious eateries, thriving businesses, and luxury retailers, Spinningfields is rising in the ranks as Manchester’s place to be.   With its eclectic attractions and wealth of visitors, leisure has long been associated with Manchester’s city landscape – but nothing…
J Life
March 16, 2016
Features-Manchester

Setting an Example

Dr Martin Boulton, high master of Manchester Grammar School, discusses the importance of schools’ commitment to societal service and giving back.   A good education involves academic study, of course, but there is much more than this if a school…
J Life
March 16, 2016
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A Time to Reflect

Residents from The Fed’s Heathlands Village share with JLife their reflections on Rosh Hashanah.   Family gatherings, resolutions, extended meals, and delicious foods such as apples and challah dipped in honey: the traditions associated with Rosh Hashanah are both well-known…
J Life
March 16, 2016
Features-Manchester

Off the Pitch

The Rugby World Cup is coming to England, and more specifically, Manchester. But what influence have Jewish players had on the game? Joseph Brown reports.   As the Rugby World Cup 2015 is coming to England on the 18th September,…
J Life
March 15, 2016
Features-Manchester

Top Spots for Afternoon Tea

Indulge yourself and a group of friends to some of the best afternoon teas Manchester has to offer.   Annies Restaurant & Tea Shop Located just off St. Ann’s Square in the iconic Royal Exchange building, Annies – owned by…
J Life
March 15, 2016
Features-Manchester

Face the Music

As the BBC Proms season edges closer, JLife shows you to how to get into the spirit of the classical music event through Manchester-based orchestra groups.   Besses o’ th’ Barn Band Originated in 1818 and nourishing the ability of…
J Life
March 15, 2016
Features-Manchester

Eating Out

As we welcome the warmer weather this summer, JLife discovers five of the best restaurants offering al fresco dining.   Altrincham   House Restaurant & Wine Bar Tucked away in the idyllic setting of Altrincham’s Goose Green, The House has…
J Life
March 15, 2016
Features-Manchester

School’s Out

Keep children occupied this summer with a range of fun-filled activities.   Creative Minds The Manchester School of Art at Manchester Metropolitan University is offering a series of summer school opportunities for creative, art, design and technology students studying at…
J Life
March 15, 2016
Features-Manchester

The Family Bat Mitzvah

The members of one Manchester-based family reflect with JLife on what recently celebrating a Bat Mitzvah meant to them.   Photo: Mark McInnes: Rocket Red Photography   Orli Edwards, the Bat Mitzvah girl: “My Bat Mitzvah was conducted in a marquee…
J Life
March 15, 2016
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What’s On

JLife rounds up a selection of Manchester's best summer events.   Parklife - 6th-7th June The Parklife weekend festival at Heaton Park attracts over 70,000 people a day. With tickets nearly sold out it's not hard to see why -…
J Life
March 15, 2016
Features-Manchester

Dad’s Day Out

Struggling for Father's Day inspiration? Think outside the box with JLife's round up of unique dad-appropriate expeditions across the Manchester area.   Tea for Two Combining delicate savouries and inviting sweet treats, the popularity of afternoon tea is soaring. But…
J Life
March 15, 2016
Features-Manchester

Movie Milestones

With 2015 marking a major anniversary for many of our favourite films, JLife looks at the Jewish ties to three of the classics.   Toy Story From Buzz Lightyear's flying conundrum to Woody's heroic escapades, Toy Story's release 20 years…
J Life
March 15, 2016
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Lost in Translation

Rabbi Dovid Eisenberg of Prestwich Hebrew Congregation on the message of Passover.   Passover is a time that we all look forward to. The spring is approaching, the weather is becoming nicer and the time has come to spend the…
J Life
March 15, 2016
Features-Manchester

La Mode

While designers and models from across the globe mark fashion month for AW15, JLife considers the events' top trends for SS15.   Colour Palettes   Designers in London, New York, Paris and Milan continued spring 2014's love affair with head…
J Life
March 15, 2016
Features-Manchester

Spring into Action

JLife's round up of boredom-busting activities across Manchester will put a smile on the whole family's faces this spring break.   Second Nature   Spring may be upon us but with the remnants of winter's chill lingering on, an indoor…
J Life
March 15, 2016
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Without a Hitch

JLife takes a look at 2015's top honeymoon spots, as well as supplying specialist sources who are at hand to help with your wedding planning.   Life's a Beach!   Fiji Fiji is high on the most popular honeymoon destinations…
J Life
March 15, 2016
Features-Manchester

An Oriental Passover

Give your Passover feast a unique twist courtesy of Manchester-based JLife reader and cooking fanatic Yulie Wagman who shares her favourite recipes.   For Passover this year I will be serving an oriental-themed meal to entertain my friends and family.…
J Life
March 15, 2016
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Mersey Beats

The Liverpool Jewish community might only number 2,000 people but it is alive, active and vibrant. JLife takes a look at the city's Jewish history as well as its upcoming events.   Fleeing persecution and poverty in central and Eastern…
J Life
March 15, 2016