Manchester Community News

Festival Fun.

A stellar line-up of speakers has been announced for the first ever online Manchester Day Limmud. Manchester Day Limmud is an annual highlight and this year the Limmud team has planned a fantastic day of online Jewish learning. The event…
J Life
December 22, 2020
Manchester Community News

Not the New Normal.

Despite JLife’s best efforts, L'Chaim-Chabad Lubavitch Manchester have kept modestly schtum about their momentous charitable efforts over 2020. But after a great deal of pestering, Rabbi Yisroel Cohen kindly offers an exclusive glimpse into how his organisation has brought more…
J Life
December 22, 2020
Manchester Community News

Football x Food

Football x Food Manchester Maccabi has entered into an exciting new culinary partnership with Feast by Ed Shaerf.   North Manchester-based kosher caterer Ed Shaerf has contracted to take over the catering provision at Manchester Maccabi after reaching an agreement…
J Life
October 29, 2020
Manchester Community News

Welcome to My World

Israeli emissary Sara Baruch looks to spice up the city’s Jewish life as UJIA Manchester’s new community Shaliach. 27-year-old Sara Barach speaks to us from her home city of Netanya in central Israel, a Mediterranean resort dubbed the ‘Israeli Riviera',…
J Life
October 27, 2020
Manchester Community News

On the Airwaves

Elaine Bermitz celebrates the dedicated staff keeping Northern Air Hospital Radio live and well for six decades. TOP ROW L-R: Bernette Clarke, Ken Anton, Matt Smith, BOTTOM ROW L-R: Phil Slater, Sian Critchley, Steve Woolfe Northern Air Hospital Radio has…
J Life
October 27, 2020
Manchester Community News

Stockport Eruv Gets Green Light

Stockport Eruv Gets Green Light The construction of Stockport eruv is one step closer as Stockport Planning & Highways Regulation Committee granted planning applications submitted by Cheadle and Gatley Eruv Committee in a remote meeting on 15th October. The Cheadle…
J Life
October 27, 2020
Manchester Community News

Recipe for Success

Yavneh Girls pupil Eliana Kaye raised over £8,500 for The Friendship Circle by creating an inspirational lockdown recipe book. To commemorate her Bat Mitzvah, Eliana Kaye from Prestwich has produced a recipe book entitled FRIENDS: The One Made in Lockdown!…
J Life
October 27, 2020
Manchester Community News

Festival Fun.

Camp Simcha has been working overtime to ensure families with seriously ill children have been supported over the festivals with activities and outings.   “The Jewish festivals can be a difficult time for Camp Simcha families because they are juggling…
J Life
October 27, 2020
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