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Living the dream

A circus performer, pig farmer and professional celebrant - not quite your standard 'Jewish' jobs

Claire Cantor

Friday, November 17, 2017

Living the dream
  • Gloria as a young reporter
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    Dodging the pests at the JC

    Gloria Tessler recalls life at the JC in the 70s when "so many editors were lunging, touching and smooching"

    Gloria Tessler

    Friday, November 10, 2017

    Dodging the pests at the JC
  • Sylka and Alfred on their wedding day
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    Sylka's wartime diary

    On the anniversary of Kristallnacht, Nadine Wojakovski tells the story of a young girl's diary of survival

    Nadine Wojakovski

    Thursday, November 9, 2017

    Sylka's wartime diary
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    What does a Jew look like?

    When the mainstream press publishes a Jewish story, how do they illustrate it? With Charedi Jews photographed from behind

    Hilary Freeman

    Wednesday, November 8, 2017

    What does a Jew look like?
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    I flew to France on HIS passport

    Our food editor had an unexpected holiday hiccup when she discovered she'd packed the wrong passport - after she'd boarded the plane

    Victoria Prever

    Friday, November 3, 2017

    I flew to France on HIS passport
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    When nature needs a helping hand

    It’s 40 years since the first successful IVF treatment; we look at what it's like to be childless and struggling to conceive in the Jewish community today

    Jessica Weinstein

    Monday, October 30, 2017

    When nature needs a helping hand
  • Adam Science
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    Adam's vision lives on in our leaders

    Anglo-Jewry lost a future leader with the death of Adam Science in 1991. Since his death, hundreds of leaders have been inspired by his legacy. Daniel Sugarman reports.

    Daniel Sugarman

    Thursday, October 26, 2017

    Adam's vision lives on in our leaders
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    Jews' best friends

    They're said to be man's best friend, and if Einstein thinks dogs are great, who are we to argue?

    Thursday, October 19, 2017
    Jews' best friends
  • Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg and his dog, Mitzpah
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    What the rabbi learned from his dogs

    When my publisher suggested I wrote about dogs, I wanted to express not just my personal love for the species, but my abhorrence of cruelty and my respect for what so many carefully trained, faithful dogs do for humanity.

    Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg

    Thursday, October 19, 2017

    What the rabbi learned from his dogs
  • Lisa Rose
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    'I said no to Harvey Weinstein'

    In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, Karen Glaser finds out how to fight harassment and talks to one of his victims

    Karen Glaser

    Thursday, October 19, 2017

    'I said no to Harvey Weinstein'
  • An art session at Ben Uri
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    When art boosts health at Ben Uri

    Mental and physical health are helped by a range of activities at the Ben Uri Art Gallery. Gloria Tessler reports.

    Gloria Tessler

    Monday, October 9, 2017

    When art boosts health at Ben Uri
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    Learn the secrets of Italian style

    The JC will be hosting an exclusive event to preview the latest furniture designs from Natuzzi Italia

    Anna Tobin

    Monday, October 9, 2017

    Learn the secrets of Italian style
  • Do you really know what's going on when your kid throws a party? (Picture posed by models)
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    A teenager's view on drugs

    'Jewish parents prefer to think that the smell emanating from their kid's bedroom comes from an incense stick' Leah Pennisi-Glaser, 16, has a wake-up call for a complacent community

    Leah Pennisi-Glaser

    Tuesday, October 3, 2017

    A teenager's view on drugs