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Does she look like a Puah?
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Beeri or Puah? The choice of a mum’s lifetime

Baby names - especially biblical ones - fascinate Susan Reuben

Susan Reuben

Thu, 13:31

Beeri or Puah? The choice of a mum’s lifetime
  • The ancient Jewish cemetery in Prague. This is the time of year when it is traditional to visit the graves of your parents.
    Family

    Visiting my mother's grave

    'It is a space carved out just for us; mother and daughter; a relationship that moved from the physical to the spiritual two years ago and yet one I still cherish and find incredibly cathartic.'

    Lauren Libbert

    Thursday, September 28, 2017

    Visiting my mother's grave
  • Sarita and John Robinson with Jamie
    Family

    What does it take to be a foster family?

    Local authorities have warned of a severe shortage of Jewish homes for foster children. Rosa Doherty met two families who have opened their hearts and homes.

    Rosa Doherty

    Thursday, September 28, 2017

    What does it take to be a foster family?
  • Jonny Zucker
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    Jonny Zucker: 'He made you feel golden'

    Children's author Jonny Zucker took his own life last year. Anne Joseph talked to his wife about a new initiative in his memory

    Anne Joseph

    Thursday, September 28, 2017

    Jonny Zucker: 'He made you feel golden'
  • Rabbi Wolf Gottlieb with his fiancee Betty
    Family

    Father’s courage saved so many

    Freema Gottlieb's father saved hundreds, maybe thousands of children from the Nazis. But he never spoke about it.

    Freema Gottlieb

    Thursday, September 14, 2017

    Father’s courage saved so many
  • Chloe and Leora
    Family

    Walking in our Uncle Yoni's footsteps

    Yoni Jesner was an 19-year-old on a gap year in Israel when he was killed by a suicide bomber. His nieces Chloe and Leora Jesner never knew him. But they are inspired by his legacy.

    Chloe and Leora Jesner

    Thursday, September 14, 2017

    Walking in our Uncle Yoni's footsteps
  • Simon as a baby
    Family

    The boy who had no fear

    He was a mischievous child who started smoking dope at 14. Rosa Doherty tells the tragic story of Simon Gold's descent into addiction

    Rosa Doherty

    Thursday, August 31, 2017

    The boy who had no fear
  • Joanne Greenaway, helping women through the divorce process
    Family

    Saying yes to divorce

    A new approach at the London Beth Din is helping women with the trauma of getting a get. Jennifer Lipman reports.

    Jennifer Lipman

    Friday, August 25, 2017

    Saying yes to divorce
  • Family

    Why don't we talk on the phone any more?

    The landline is unused, the mobile is for texts or messages. Susan Reuben wonders why phones are going out of fashion

    Susan Reuben

    Thursday, August 24, 2017

    Why don't we talk on the phone any more?