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Daniel Harris loves United but won't go to home games

By Candice Krieger, May 26, 2011

Avid Manchester United supporter Daniel Harris refuses to go to Old Trafford. Why?

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Laura Jacobs goes on television to prove she has what it takes to make it as a successful artist

By Candice Krieger, May 26, 2011

Art enthusiasts may recognise this woman. Laura Jacobs recently appeared on the BBC2 Show Me The Monet. It was a 10-part art series in which aspiring artists attempted to win a chance to sell their work in a prestigious exhibition.

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Vivienne Glaser shows off her charitable strokes

By Candice Krieger, May 26, 2011

Forget the marathons. Swimming enthusiast Vivienne Glaser has come up with an off-land challenge to raise funds for charity. Last year, she founded Swim4Sadna, a 3.5 km swimathon across the Kinneret, Israel's largest freshwater lake.

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Yehuda Gruenfeld leads Israel's Euro chess debut

By Candice Krieger, May 26, 2011

Check this out. Israeli chess champion Yehuda Gruenfeld hopes to be in Liverpool next month, captaining the national team at the European Chess Cup for the Deaf.

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Roy Etherton will finally stage his play on antisemitism

By Candice Krieger, May 26, 2011

Concerned about the growing tide of antisemitism, award-winning producer Roy Etherton is on a mission.

Four years ago, he wrote Dreyfus, about Captain Alfred Dreyfus, a Jewish captain in the French army, who was stripped of his military honours in 1895 after being wrongly convicted of treason - he was falsely accused of selling military secrets to Germany.

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Rivkie Baum creates a plus-size fashion magazine

By Candice Krieger, May 12, 2011

Calling all women. There is a new online fashion and lifestyle magazine aimed at those sized 14 and up. The bi-monthly publication, titled SLiNK, is the brainchild of former fashion stylist and freelance journalist Rivkie Baum.

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Jonathan Young hopes to become music's next big thing

By Candice Krieger, May 12, 2011

Look out for Jonathan Young. The musician and actor (pictured right) is the lead singer of multi-ethnic band Myernark, which has made it through to the area finals of Live and Unsigned, the biggest music contest in the UK for unsigned acts.

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Mike Reinstein returns to his roots with a debut album

By Candice Krieger, May 12, 2011

Acclaimed musician Mike Reinstein has released his debut CD. Titled More To Be Revealed, it features 14 tracks, which he says are in part influenced by his Jewish background.

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Marilyn Kernoff finds therapy through painting

By Candice Krieger, May 12, 2011

When psychotherapist Marilyn Kernoff was diagnosed with ovarian cancer two years ago, she decided to close down her practice to pursue what she loves - painting. Now, she is displaying her creations at her first solo exhibition, taking place at Corman Arts in north London.

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Asaf Rozin helps you to shop... using your phone

By Candice Krieger, May 12, 2011

According to current predictions, 80 per cent of the UK population will be using iPhones, Androids and BlackBerries by 2012. Good news for Israeli entrepreneur Asaf Rozin and his business partner Nir Ozeri.

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