SIMCHAS   16/1/15

Baker Lauren rises to the occasion

PICTURE: Andrew Gourley

BAKING queen Lauren Alice Jones found the perfect recipe to celebrate her batmitzvah at Princes Road Synagogue, Liverpool.

The daughter of Joanna and Deryck Highet, of Cheshire, is a pupil at Birkenhead High School Academy.

As well as being a fan of baking sweet treats, Lauren also enjoys horse riding and raising money for charity.

Joining in the celebrations were grandparents Frances and Raymond Diamond, of Leeds.

Ball boy Oliver in league of his own

SOCCER lover Oliver Jacobs had a ball, celebrating his barmitzvah at the Beth Hamidrash Hagadol Synagogue.

The Allerton High School pupil, who also enjoys playing on his Xbox, is the son of Debbie and Mark Jacobs.

Joining in the celebrations were Oliver's younger brother Joshua, grandparents Brenda and Trevor Sher, and Shirley and Brian Jacobs, of Leeds, as well as family from New York and London.

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