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March 05 Kosherpages launches 

December 05 - KP goes national.

June 06 - KP launches business networking events

January 07 - 1st B2B tradeshow

January 08 - 1st Kosher Lifestyle Show

August 08 - Parent & child networking event at the Odeon Manchester

September 08
- Launch of new film review section

September 08 - KP announces The Fed as chosen charity for this year

November 08 - Launch of new Medical Blog By Dr. Martin Harris

March 09 - Kosher Lifestyle Show Manchester

March 09 - Launch of The Kosher Brochure

May 10 - New Owners of KosherPages

June 10 - New look KosherPages

July 10 - KosherPages expands to include Jewish communities nation wide

July 10 - Pick of the Week is introduced to KosherPages - A joke, a quote, a Dvar Torah and more

August 10 - KosherPages now has a Facebook group - come and join us!

November 10 - Your health matters is added to KosherPages

November 10 - New addition to KosherPages - Kosher Fitness column

January 11 - KosherPages introduces "Your Pix" to Pick of the Week

July 11 - Safety First section is added to KosherPages

November 11 - The KosherPages Facebook group reaches 1,000 members

November 11 - KosherPages introduces the monthly competition

March 12 - KosherPages introduces new style "Shabbos Times & More" email. Click here to subscribe.

 

 

 

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If you have never failed - you have never lived!

Thursday, 16th March 2017

Keep trying - Keep motivated

Click the image below to watch inspirational video ...
if you have never failed, you have never lived!

 

From Efrat to Syria With Love

Wednesday, 8th March 2017

From Efrat to Syria With Love

Every two weeks for the past two months, 
trucks have left Gush Etzion filled with goods for Syrian children
over the border.

Click here to read more about this inspirational story

The Butterfly

Thursday, 2nd March 2017

A man found a cocoon of a butterfly. One day a small opening appeared. He sat and watched the butterfly for several hours as it struggled to force its body through that little hole. Then it seemed to stop making any progress. It appeared as if it had gotten as far as it could, and it could go no further.

 

The man decided to help the butterfly. He took a pair of scissors and snipped off the remaining bit of the cocoon.

 

The butterfly then emerged easily. But it had a swollen body and small, shrivelled wings.

 

The man continued to watch the butterfly because he expected that, at any moment, the wings would enlarge and expand to be able to support the body, which would contract in time.

 

Neither happened! In fact, the butterfly spent the rest of its life crawling around with a swollen body and shriveled wings. It never was able to fly.

 

What the man, in his kindness and haste, did not understand was that the restricting cocoon and the struggle required for the butterfly to get through the tiny opening were G-d's way of forcing fluid from the body of the butterfly into its wings so that it would be ready for flight once it achieved its freedom from the cocoon.

 
Sometimes struggles are exactly what we need in our lives. If G-d allowed us to go through our lives without any obstacles, it would cripple us. We would not be as strong as what we could have been. We could never fly!

Details

Thursday, 23rd February 2017

This week’s Sedra (Torah portion), Mishpotim, deals with so many laws.
Why does the Torah have to be so complicated and contain so many rules?

The Sedra comprises of 52 mitzvos including the specific detailed laws of slaves and sacrifices.

We must understand that we are G-d’s representatives on earth, we have to be immaculate, we have to strive to be perfect, because we have to be sanctifying Hashem’s (G-d’s) name in the world.

Perfection is achieved only through perfect detail. Judaism needs the details. E.g. difference between a kosher and a non-kosher or between a £15 and a £400 Esrog can be just one dot. But that makes such a huge difference - 2 parallels: 

i) Buckingham Palace guards absolutely perfectly dressed.  Buttons done up exactly, clothes ironed perfectly, exactly rightly fitted helmet, everything about them immaculate. Why?  Because they are guarding the queen.  They are representing her. 

ii) Airplanes are amazing flying machines. Only possible because every screw is fastened correctly, because every part e.g. on each wing is shaped at the perfect angle, every wire is wired completely correctly etc. It takes one thing, any one thing to be slightly wrong, and the whole plane would crash and cause a serious accident. 

Details can make such a huge physical difference. How much more so we have to be careful that we have everything right to the millimetre when we are dealing with spiritual pursuits.

WW2 Heroines - Louise and Ida Cook

Tuesday, 14th February 2017

Sisters Louise and Ida Cook - WWII Heroines

Click the image below to watch the video

about their remarkable story.

The Inspirational Story Of Ezra Frech

Wednesday, 8th February 2017

The Inspirational Story Of 9-Year-Old Ezra Frech

Click the image below to watch the video

Chaim Ferster's poignant violin tribute on Holocaust Memorial Day

Friday, 3rd February 2017

Death camp survivor's poignant violin tribute
on Holocaust Memorial Day

94-year-old Chaim Ferster dedicates himself to
Holocaust education, reliving the terrors
in the hope that the atrocities will never be forgotten

Click the image below to read more and watch the videl

His Dream on the Line

Thursday, 26th January 2017

With His Dream on the Line

An Israeli soldier faces a moral dilemma
that threatens his dream of getting into an elite combat unit.

 

Click here to watch this video and hear this inspirational story

Antiques Roadshow - Holocaust Special

Thursday, 19th January 2017

 

Antiques Roadshow (BBC) 15th January 2017

As preparations begin to mark Holocaust Memorial Day later this month, Fiona Bruce and a small team of experts meet a remarkable group of British survivors whose lives were shattered by the events of World War II. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office hosts a special gathering as Jewish families come together to talk - many for the first time on television - about life under Hitler's tyranny. Precious objects that help tell their stories include family silver hidden from the Nazis, a pair of striped trousers worn in Auschwitz and a gold coin used by a family as vital currency when fleeing over the Pyrenees. In a rare break from tradition, the items screened will not be valued due to their priceless nature and historical importance.

Click the image below to watch this inspirational programme on YouTube

 

First Hasidic woman judge sworn in with Yiddish song

Friday, 13th January 2017

 

First Hasidic woman judge sworn in with Yiddish song

Lipa Schmeltzer honors Rachel Freier with ‘God Bless America’ in mammeloshen - Click the image below to read the story and scroll down the page to watch the video.

 

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