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Interviews-Manchester

Interviews-Manchester

Yesh We Can!

Yeshurun Hebrew Congregation’s new youth director couple, Chana and Kobi Be'eri, discuss how they have been helping connect the next generation to their faith. Nice to meet you Chana and Kobi, tell us a little bit about yourselves! Chana: I…
J Life
December 22, 2020
Interviews-Manchester

Smart Move.

When COVID decimated local entrepreneur Ben Morrison’s event planning business, a passion for coffee led him to establish a fleet of mobile cafés keeping the Manchester community caffeinated through lockdown. So Ben, of course we know you from We Are…
J Life
December 22, 2020
Interviews-Manchester

Baking the Best of it.

North Manchester mumpreneur Hayley Lawson reveals how she cooked up a plan to turn a passion for baking into a successful business to see her through tough times. Credit: Joanne Lazarus Photography 2020 was no piece of cake for Whitefield…
J Life
December 22, 2020
Interviews-Manchester

Beyond Belief

Jewish author Harry Freedman discusses the first ever in-depth biogreeaphy of the enfant terrible of British Jewry, Rabbi Louis Jacobs, exploring one of the biggest crises the community has ever known. Harry Freedman, author of the first Louis Jacobs biography,…
J Life
October 27, 2020
Interviews-Manchester

Tangled Up in Blues

Football in the time of the coronavirus has been a rollercoaster of emotions for seasoned sports commentator, writer, podcaster, vlogger and lifelong Manchester City fan, Ian Cheeseman. The 2019/20 Premier League and European football season, like most aspects of cultural…
J Life
August 27, 2020
Interviews-Manchester

Lockdown Leisure

Elaine Bermitz meets Marion Rubins, who has been guiding Manchester residents through lockdown with regular yoga, Pilates and fitness classes. Those of us without a garden, work, a key workers job or an excuse to leave the home in these…
J Life
August 27, 2020
Interviews-Manchester

Vocal for Local

JLife speaks to Rob Grant and Alex Moss, founders of new online hub Prestwichvillage.com about the North Manchester suburb that has rallied together during the coronavirus pandemic. They say it ‘takes a village’ and it has taken a collective effort…
J Life
August 27, 2020
Interviews-Manchester

Michelle Rosenberg: This Woman’s Work

Women’s historian Michelle Rosenberg, author of Warriors and Wenches, Not so Virtuous Victorians and Historical Heroines, speaks to JLife on her appointment as head of UJIA’s women’s division. Michelle Rosenberg, head of UJIA's women's division Hi Michelle, tell us how…
J Life
January 22, 2020
Interviews-Manchester

Brif Encounter

JLife sits down with Yael Mohaliver-Brif to get to know more about UJIA’s new Manchester-based regional director for the north. Hi Yael, tell us all about yourself! I grew up in Sefad in the very upper Gallilee – my family…
J Life
January 6, 2020
Interviews-Manchester

Ask No Questions, Hear No Lies

Following her Manchester Literature Festival appearance, Israeli author Ayelet Gundar-Goshen discusses her latest novel, Liar, exploring the morality of lying in a post-truth era. Ayelet Gundar-Goshen was born in Israel in 1982. After completing an MA in psychology at Tel…
J Life
January 6, 2020