I lived in LA; it was superficial. I felt I wasn’t in the right place. Judaism gave me a direction as to how to approach life. I keep kosher, I keep Shabbat, I keep everything I’ve learned. There is a connection with every person who believes in Judaism, it binds us.
Miryam Ben Chaim, 43 was born in London to Nigerian parents. She works as a data analyst for BP. She lives in Golders Green and attends the Gibraltarian minyan at LSJS.