“My mother married a non-Jewish man when I was growing up. I had the best of both worlds — I went to synagogue and church. I could have chosen Christianity but there was always a pull towards a Jewish way of life. At 43, I chose to have an adult batmitzvah.”
Jo Miller, 44, has Huntington’s Disease. She plays the piano to other tenants of Jewish Blind & Disabled and is an active member of Finchley Reform Synagogue.