Manchester Community News

Isolated but not Alone

Camp Simcha’s programme of lockdown support has offered a ray of sunshine to shielding families. When the coronavirus crisis began, Camp Simcha’s Manchester art teacher, Chava Erlanger, was working flat out. In her role running therapeutic art sessions for seriously…
J Life
August 27, 2020
Manchester Community News

Come So Far

The Pennine Wayfarers, which celebrated 50 years last year, has completed thousands of walks around Greater Manchester, the peak district, the North York Moors and the Lake District. Elaine Bermitz reports.     For some of members of The Pennine…
J Life
August 27, 2020
Manchester Community News

Round Three

Sahar Sazgar, UJIA’s Manchester shaliach is preparing to vote for a third time in March, but warns against voter complacency. The last time I voted in the elections at the Israeli Embassy in London, I was sure that it would…
J Life
January 22, 2020
Manchester Community News

Thanks For The Ride, Ronnie

MDA Israel was presented with a new blood bike paid for by donations from family and friends of the late Ronnie Cohen. Ronnie Cohen was a passionate supporter of Israel’s cause. He served in the 1967 Six-Day War in the…
J Life
January 22, 2020
Manchester Community News

The Suite Life

HL Events announce the date of the third edition of The Great Simcha Showcase, this time at The Shrubberies. HL Events, the events company behind The Great Simcha Showcase, has revealed the 2020 edition of the next North West showcase…
J Life
January 22, 2020
Manchester Community News

Memorial Day at the Museum

Manchester Jewish Museum, currently in residence at Manchester Central Library, will hold a special day of performances to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day. On 27th January, Manchester Jewish Museum will mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2020 (HMD) with two premieres of musical…
J Life
January 6, 2020
Manchester Community News

Maccabi Makeover

After 13 years as a Jewish hub of sporting and communal activity, Manchester Maccabi will benefit from new investment in its Prestwich centre. Manchester Maccabi and UJIA have announced a joint venture which will see Manchester Maccabi undergo a general…
J Life
January 6, 2020