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From left to right: Carrie Kaye and Reuben, Sara Hersheson with Ava and Jessica Weinstein and Emily
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New mums, new friends

Jessica Weinstein didn't just gain a daughter when she gave birth, she got a group of new best friends.

Jessica Weinstein

Thursday, April 20, 2017

New mums, new friends
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    My year of giving — and getting! — advice

    'The problems I’ve received are the perennial type, which affect everyone in our society whatever their religious or cultural background'

    Hilary Freeman

    Wednesday, April 12, 2017

    My year of giving — and getting! — advice
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    Can you make sure your kids marry 'in'?

    How do parents — those who worry about the prospect of their children marrying out — prevent such a match coming to pass?

    Angela Epstein

    Wednesday, April 12, 2017

    Can you make sure your kids marry 'in'?
  • Adam and Lucinda, with children Thea, Sacha and Jonah
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    Living on borrowed time

    Adam Blain was diagnosed with a brain tumour and told he had a year to live. Three years later, he's written a book about living with cancer - and it's funny.

    Hilary Freeman

    Thursday, April 6, 2017

    Living on borrowed time
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    Remembering Lili

    Anya Blakeney's parents wanted to make her batmitzvah meaningful. Her mother, Claire, describes how a trip to Israel proved inspirational.

    Claire Blakeney

    Monday, April 3, 2017

    Remembering Lili
  • 'Your Jewish Dad' hero Eugene Levy
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    Why your Jewish dad is a Facebook hit

    More than 7,000 people this week signed up to a Facebook group called Your Jewish Dad Talk for banter about the behaviour of British Jewish dads

    Keren David

    Thursday, March 30, 2017

    Why your Jewish dad is a Facebook hit
  • 'We set targets that are often too high, narrow, joyless'
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    Building our kids' mental health

    Clinical psychologist Julia Renton has crucial advice for parents who worry about their children's state of mind

    Julia Renton

    Monday, March 20, 2017

    Building our kids' mental health
  • A woman in a conversion court.
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    Diary of a semi-shiksa: waiting to be unmasked

    'I know that there will be some Jews to whom I will never count as a proper Jew; I can live with that. The more important struggle may be learning to accept myself, whoever I am.'

    Zelda Leon

    Friday, March 3, 2017

    Diary of a semi-shiksa: waiting to be unmasked
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    When kids get techie

    Susan Reuben's kids have got their hands on her laptop. What could possibly go wrong?

    Susan Reuben

    Monday, February 27, 2017

    When kids get techie
  • Isaac enjoys New North London Synagogue's cheder and children's services.
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    Very special simchahs

    Jewish education often poses problems for children with special needs. Karen Glaser met families who found the right teachers for their sons.

    Monday, February 20, 2017
    Very special simchahs
  • Stella and Trevor now
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    What's the secret of a long-lasting marriage?

    It’s Valentine’s Day and that seemed the perfect time to ask 'What makes a marriage last?' We sent Rosa Doherty to speak to three couples who have all been married for over 65 years

    Rosa Doherty

    Monday, February 13, 2017

    What's the secret of a long-lasting marriage?