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Interviews-Manchester

Interviews-Manchester

Turning the Tide

Neo-Nazi leader turned Jew, Yonatan Langer, shows that change is possible. When communism fell and the Iron Curtain came down, Germany was reunited, but a nation was torn apart: “East Germany was repressed and economically suffering, but at least it…
J Life
July 14, 2021
Interviews-Manchester

Dr Bernard Lester

Local retired dentist of over 50 years Dr Bernard Lester tells us all about his career, pets, and upcoming book, Open Wide! Hi Bernard! Tell us a bit about your background and becoming a dentist? I was born in Crumpsall…
J Life
June 30, 2021
Interviews-Manchester

Better by Design

JLife speaks to Muthahar Khan, prolific Architectural Designer and Founder of award-winning boutique practice Studio Tashkeel, to find out more about his mission to make the extraordinary affordable. The son of a prestigious south Indian construction consultant, you could say…
J Life
May 11, 2021
Interviews-Manchester

Charlie Burns

JLife catches up local entrepreneur Charles Burns, former contestant of The Apprentice, to find out more about his appetite to help food allergy sufferers eat out with confidence. For Charles Burns, conversation around the family Friday night dinner table always…
J Life
May 5, 2021
Interviews-Manchester

Stepping up to the Plate

Clinical nutritionist Carmel Berke discusses taking up the mantle of UJIA Manchester chair and her vision to prove that charitable giving can be more than putting your hand in your pocket. Carmel Berke with outgoing UJIA Manchester chair Nici Wertheim.…
J Life
February 28, 2021
Interviews-Manchester

Go Your Own Way

Would you leave your whole life behind to follow your dreams? That was a decision Izzy Posen was forced to make if he was to break free of the insular North London Satmar community.   The first thing Izzy did…
J Life
February 28, 2021
Interviews-Manchester

No Fluke

Israeli success strategist Alon Ulman, known as the Israeli Tony Robbins, dedicated his life to helping people achieve their goals, yet the owner of The Winner’s Code, bestselling author and speaker had to surmount enormous obstacles before realising his success.…
J Life
February 28, 2021
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