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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.