There is not a space to be had in the car park of Birmingham's main Orthodox synagogue, Singers Hill. But the vehicles are not those of shul-goers. They belong to commercial parkers, taking advantage of the city centre location.
If subscribing to the adage that age is relative, Bournemouth is your poster community. Jewish leaders talk of 75 as "not old" and the local representative council chairman describes himself as "just a baby" at 51.
By Professor Tony Schapira and Dr Stephen Mullin, November 12, 2015
The treatment and understanding of Parkinson's disease have evolved over the past 50 years. But the most important discovery - a drug that slows or stops the progress of the condition, with its symptoms of tremor, stiffness and slowness of movement - has remained elusive.
During his first two years in Norwich, Alan Joseph drove back to Edgware every fortnight so his son could continue his barmitzvah tuition. Five years on, his daughter is studying for her batmitzvah with the Norwich Liberal Jewish Community rabbi.
It is not unusual for a small community to have a wide catchment area. But it is doubtful whether any can match the monthly 800 mile-plus round trip that Chatham Memorial Synagogue events co-ordinator Jo Freeman makes from Scotland to Kent to run the social events that follow the monthly Shabbat service.