MUSIC, sport and table tennis contribute to a perfect family backdrop
for Jake Clarke, who was barmitzvah at Harrogate Synagogue.
Jake, the son of Katrina (Katie) and Andy Clarke, hails from Halifax and has a twin sister Samara.
have four siblings, Sean, 21, Nikki, 17, Reay, 16, and
seventeen-year-old Nadia, who has cerebral palsy and is hearing
Nadia recently won a Winston Churchill Memorial Travel scholarship and is preparing to spend the summer in America.
classical guitarist, Jake comes from a family steeped in charitable and
social causes, His father is a clinical psychologist at Calderdale
Hospital while Katie is involved in work for the disabled.
co-founded and is current chairman of 1Voice, a charity which helps
families where a child is reliant on electronic communicational aids,
similar to the one used by Stephen Hawking.
Jake, who attends Ryburn High School in Calderdale, sport is a passion.
He excels in tennis and football. A Halifax junior table tennis
champion, Jake is also in the finals of the English juniors table
Jake is the grandson of Ann Morris MBE and Philip Morris, who live in Harrogate, where his grandfather is secretary of the shul.
NETBALL, rounders and skiing are among the hobbies of Isabella Bennett, who was batmitzvah at Allerton Synagogue.
Liverpool College pupil is the daughter of Rebecca and Nigel Bennett
and granddaughter of Annette and Vaughan Davies and Valerie and Ivor
Bennett, all of Liverpool.
Isabella has a sister Daisy, 10, and a six-year-old brother, Jacob.
Emma Hecht and Bradley Chiren were married at Glasgow's Grand Central Hotel.
PICTURE: Derek Wells of Sunshine Photography
the daughter of Karin and Walter Hecht, and Bradley, the son of Evelyn
and Ralph Chiren, were married by Rabbi Pete Tobias, the former
minister of Glasgow Reform Synagogue.
31, is office manager at a private girls' school in Craigholme while
39-year-old Bradley works for a pharmaceutical company.
Best man was Alan Olsson and maids of honour were Francine Chiren and Victoria Edwards.
Emma's grandparents Penny and Carl Edwards were also in attendance.
The couple honeymooned in Cuba and have settled in Newton Mearns.