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Interviews-Leeds

A Lesson in Learning

As the autumn term gets underway, JLife is treated to a whirlwind tour of The Grammar School at Leeds’ new primary phase.   Gabrielle Solti, GSAL vice principal and head of primary school. “There’s been no rest for the wicked!”…
J Life
October 1, 2020
Interviews-Leeds

Support on the Ground

JLife speaks to Mike Lewin, chair of LJOC about how the association preserves Leeds’ Jewish burial sites and the challenges it faced amid a global pandemic. Appointed as chair of the Leeds Jewish Orthodox Cemetery management association (LJOC) in October…
J Life
October 1, 2020
Interviews-Leeds

Carving Out a Niche

Celebrated Chapeltown animator and printmaker, Janis Goodman talks capturing the wild side of Leeds’ urban landscape. “It’s a dark, mysterious art anticipating what people will like. The best thing you can do is please yourself in the hope that will…
J Life
April 1, 2020
Interviews-Leeds

On The Side of The Angels

Fresh from taking part in the Purim celebrations at Sinai shul, JLife catches up with Becky Joyce, co-founder of Homeless Street Angels. For the last six years, Becky Joyce, along with sister Shelley, have been feeding and clothing the homeless…
J Life
April 1, 2020
Interviews-Leeds

Lenagev!

JLife speaks to Alwoodley’s own Jonathan Phillips, co-founder of Leeds-born houmous bar Humpit, to find out how a father-son team took a little slice of Israel and turned it into the UK’s largest vegan chain. Lenagev Hebrew (v.) to wipe…
J Life
April 1, 2020
Interviews-Leeds

Mallett’s Palette

Following an exhibition at Chapel Allerton's Smart Gallery and the release of his latest book, TV's Timmy Mallett tells JLife how a 3,500km painting trip across Europe in memory of his late brother taught him to seize the day. Hi…
J Life
April 1, 2020
Interviews-Leeds

Up and Atom!

JLife speaks to Dr Graham Purves about his first term as The Grammar School at Leeds' vice principal and head of senior school. Hi Graham, tell us the story behind your move to The Grammar School at Leeds (GSAL). I…
J Life
January 29, 2020
Interviews-Leeds

Paula Grizzard: She Started It

Paula Grizzard is working hard to revitalise the practice of networking for the hardworking businesswomen of Leeds and Yorkshire. Paula Grizzard is bored of ‘networking’: “I went to an event recently and everyone was just talking to their friends and…
J Life
December 17, 2019