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Treading the Boards

JLife’s Sarah Nelson speaks to Laurence Olivier Award-winning actress Sara Kestelman about her lengthy career and role in the brand new musical, The Girls, written by Tim Firth and Gary Barlow.   How did your start in acting come about?…
J Life
December 4, 2015
Interviews-Manchester

No Business like Show Business

Maxine Warner chats to JLife’s Sarah Nelson about her extensive singing career and debut outing as an author.   “One night I would be performing for royalty in Edinburgh and the next I’d be whisked off to London to play…
J Life
October 30, 2015
Interviews-Manchester

From Where I Stand

JLife’s Kirsty Plowman chats to comedian Mark Maier who recently performed at Manchester Jewish Museum’s comedy night.   Talented award-winning writer and stand-up, Mark Maier, is an established and highly sought after performer on both the national and international comedy…
J Life
October 30, 2015
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At Home with… Caprice

Entrepreneur and model Caprice Bourret chats to JLife’s Kirsty Plowman about her new home range, tell-all autobiography and embracing Jewish values in motherhood.   This autumn By Caprice is launching its debut home range ‘By Caprice Home’. The collections –…
J Life
September 30, 2015
Interviews-Manchester

Material Girl

JLife’s Kirsty Plowman chats to Dr Laura Cohen, chief executive of the British Ceramic Confederation, about her role and recently being awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.   What is the British Ceramic Confederation (BCC)? The BCC…
J Life
August 27, 2015
Interviews-Manchester

Planned to Perfection

Event planner Liz Taylor, director at Manchester’s Taylor Lynn Corporation (TLC), spills the beans on her upcoming TV show ‘It’s Glam Up North’ and shares her celebrity stories with JLife’s Kirsty Plowman.   How did the opportunity ‘It’s Glam Up…
J Life
August 27, 2015
Interviews-Manchester

Addicted to Art

Local artist Anthony John Conway chats to JLife’s Kirsty Plowman about his extensive creative career ahead of his forthcoming exhibition at Manchester Maccabi.   “Wherever I am I try to paint or draw each day; every day I find inspiration.”…
J Life
August 27, 2015
Interviews-Manchester

Talking Shop

JLife’s Kirsty Plowman chats to David Gaffin, Sainsbury’s Heaton Park’s first Jewish manager, about his commitment to supplying kosher products and giving back to the local community.   David Gaffin is the new general manager at the Sainsbury’s Heaton Park…
J Life
June 26, 2015
Interviews-Manchester

Mother Nature

Elaine Bermitz discovers how businesswoman Rivka Rose founded her award-winning Manchester-based company Faith in Nature.   Rivka Rose founded Faith in Nature skin care products in the early 1970s when her particular brand of organic, ethically-produced creams, were a distant,…
J Life
June 26, 2015
Interviews-Manchester

As Seen on Screen

JLife chats to Mike Magrane – general manager at the Manchester Midland Hotel – about the iconic venue’s documentary ‘Inside Manchester’s Midland Hotel’ airing on 1st June on Channel 5.   The show will first air on 1st June at…
J Life
May 27, 2015
Interviews-Manchester

A Very Public Guardian

Elaine Bermitz meets Len Goldstone, a Lord Chancellor's Visitor, who talks through the prominent and important role he plays in society.   At 71 Len Goldstone leads a very busy life. For the last 15 years he has been responsible…
J Life
April 24, 2015
Interviews-Manchester

Preserving Success

Nikki Frith - one half of the team behind preserve company Granny Cool - speaks to JLife's Sarah Nelson about familial inspiration and her Dragons' Den appearance.   What is Granny Cool and how was the concept born? My granny…
J Life
April 24, 2015
Interviews-Manchester

On a High Note

Elaine Bermitz talks to Paul Salter, the musical director of the Jewish Theatre Company's recent production of Fiddler on the Roof held at Middleton Arena.   How and where did your love for music begin? You could say it all…
J Life
April 24, 2015
Interviews-Manchester

A Way with Words

Author Charlotte Gringras talks to JLife's Sarah Nelson about the release of her second book, Not in Our Hands, and the personal ties that influenced it.   "The book is really for anyone who remembers being 22 and searching for…
J Life
March 2, 2015
Interviews-Manchester

Speaking Up

Michael Oren, an American-born Israeli historian, author and a former Israeli Ambassador to the United States, speaks to JLife's Kirsty Plowman ahead of his appearance at the UJIA Annual Dinner.   Name: Michael Oren Born: 1955 Citizenship: Israeli (1979-present), American…
J Life
January 2, 2015
Interviews-Manchester

A Taste of Hollywood

Paul Hollywood, director of sales & marketing at Radisson Blu Manchester Airport, talks to JLife's Kirsty Plowman about being a newcomer to the city and the exciting £10 million refurbishment of the hotel.   What brings you to Manchester? My…
J Life
January 2, 2015
Interviews-Manchester

A Work of Art

Vicki Garson chats to JLife's Sarah Nelson about her new-found role and aspirations as cultural director of Menorah Synagogue.   "Manchester really is on the cultural map of Great Britain. As well as existing theatres and cinemas, there are lots…
J Life
January 2, 2015