Margaret will be looking at the changes over the years in the Family Courts, and some of her more remarkable experiences over this time.
An insight into the history and state of Jewish mindfulness and meditation in the UK. Includes a short period of meditation, suitable for beginners and seasoned practitioners alike.
This session will explore the Jewish synagogues of Istanbul, including our family synagogue, the Synagogue Parmakkapi Abudaram.
Before Coronation Street, there was Magnolia Street and its soap-opera style stories of immigrant Cheetham Hill. We will meet novelist and screenwriter Louis Golding, creator of this Jewish forerunner to Coronation Street, exploring his writing about the Manchester community as well as his unconventional life in literary London where he befriended, and was published by, the Bloomsbury Group.
12 Step programmes have been hugely successful in treating addiction. We will look at the steps, the principles behind them, and the corresponding concepts in Torah literature. We will also look at addiction itself in the eyes of Torah.