SIMCHAS   26/4/13

Couple were close for most of their lives

Picture: Howard Gordon

GEMMA Nathan and Aaron Lowe lived around the corner from each other for most of their lives.

But they only got together after meeting at a student event. And, 18 months later, they were married at the Prestwich Hebrew Congregation by Rabbi Dovid Eisenberg.

Gemma, a specialist nurse in the high dependency unit at the Manchester Royal Infirmary, is the daughter of Rosalind and Robert Nathan, of Prestwich. School pastoral manager Aaron is the son of Denise and Michael Lowe, of Prestwich.

Best man was Robert Dexter. Matrons of honour were the bride's sisters Laura Nathan and Suzanne Kanter. Bridesmaids were the bride's niece Devorah Kanter and Ariella Jacobs.

Pageboys were the bride's nephew Yosef Kanter and the groom's nephew Dovid First. The bride's grandparents Alice Rubinstein and Clarice Nathan and the groom's grandparents Sonia Lowe and Mavis and Sidney Shogger joined in the celebrations.

Jay is on right track

MODEL train enthusiast Jay Broudie was barmitzvah at Etz Chaim Synagogue on Shabbat.

The son of Stephanie Broudie, of Alwoodley, Jay is the grandson of Jacky and Geoff Cantor, of Leeds.

The Allerton High School pupil's other hobbies include Lego, Star Wars and football.

He has a 17-year-old brother, Zach.

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