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  Manchester   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Manchester lies in a bowl-shaped land area bordered to the north and east by the Pennine hills and to the south by the Cheshire Plain.
Manchester is home to two major universities - the University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University - which are both located to the south of the city centre.
Manchester and the surrounding communities in the North West of England are served by numerous transport facilities.
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  Manchester - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Greater Manchester County consists of the metropolitan boroughs of Manchester and the surrounding boroughs of Trafford, Tameside, Salford, Wigan, Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale and Stockport.
Manchester is situated within a bowl-shaped land area, bordered to the north and east by the Pennine moors and to the south by the Cheshire Plain.
Manchester's principal bus station mainly for services on the south side of the city is at Piccadilly Gardens, which is also served by Metrolink and a short walk from the city's main train station, Piccadilly.
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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Manchester   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
It is at the centre of the Greater Manchester metropolitan county.
Manchester has the UK's largest gay population outside of London, and is renowned for its gay village; centred around the Canal Street area the gay village is home to various gay shops, restaurants, numerous bars and clubs, and each August bank holiday hosts the Manchester Pride Festival (previously known as Mardi Gras and Gayfest).
Manchester International Airport (formerly Manchester Ringway Airport) is the north's busiest airport, and the 3rd largest in the UK (after Heathrow and Gatwick) in terms of passengers per year, although its lead on the 4th busiest aiport, Stansted, has been declining recently.
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 South Manchester Synagogue - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The South Manchester Synagogue is a former synagogue in Manchester, England, of diverse stylistic influences and innovative technical construction.
The result of a competition won by Joseph Sunlight, the synagogue was completed in 1913.
The building marked a first in British synagogue construction in avoiding column supports for its 35 ft dome by the use of reinforced concrete in its span and the lattice girders supporting the cantilever gallery.
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 Manchester, New Hampshire
Manchester has the UK's largest gay population outside of London, and is renowned for its gay village; centred around the Canal Street area the gay village is home to various gay shops, restaurants, numerous bars and clubs, and each August bank holiday hosts the Manchester Pride Festival (previously known as Mardi Gras and Gayfest).
Manchester's gay culture was brought to mainstream attention in 1999 by the acclaimed and controversial Channel 4 drama series Queer as Folk, which portrayed life in the village.
Manchester is also represented in Rugby Union by Sale Sharks and Manchester RU, who currently play their home games at Edgeley Park in Stockport; and in Rugby League by Wigan Warriors, who share the JJB Stadium with Wigan Athletic, and Salford City Reds, who are currently in the process of constructing a new state-of-the-art stadium.
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 Fallowfield - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fallowfield is an area of the City of Manchester, England.
It lies two miles south of Manchester City Centre and is bisected by the Wilmslow Road.
Fallowfield ward is represented on Manchester City Council by three councillors, David Royle, Peter Morrison and Mike Amesbury.
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 SonicBreakdown: Wikipedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The metropolitan borough of Manchester, with a population of 422,302, lies at the heart of a large conurbation called Greater Manchester, with a population of 2,513,468.
Manchester International Airport (formerly Manchester Ringway Airport) is the third-busiest airport in the UK (after Heathrow and Gatwick) in terms of passengers per year.
Manchester is in the Central North Division of the Salvation Army.
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 Vacation in Manchester
Manchester is a city in the north-west of England, situated in a bowl shaped land area.
Manchester International Airport, formerly Manchester Ringway Airport, is the third busiest airport in the UK in terms of passengers per year and is served by a dedicated railway station.
Manchester and the surrounding area have an extensive bus network, with regular services in and out of the city connecting to all the satellite towns and villages.
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 Dictionary of Australian Biography Sa-Sp   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
He was appointed standing counsel for the Commonwealth government in New South Wales in 1903, but practically retired from practice in 1907, although he made a few subsequent appearances in court.
She was an advocate for the testator's family maintenance act (1916), the woman's legal status act (1918), and was active in the establishmerit of children's courts.
He was president of the Royal Society of New South Wales in 1913, of the New South Wales branch of the Australian Chemical Institute in 1922-3, and of the chemistry section of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science at the meeting held in Wellington in 1923.
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 Manchester - Distrikt Nickerie - Suriname - GeoSeven   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Manchester Manchester is a major city within Greater Manchester in North West England, historically notable for being the world's first industrialised city, and its subsequent central role in the Industrial Revolution.
Manchester is home to two major universities: the University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University are to the south of the city.
Manchester to London is one of the high density airline routes within the UK and is one of the busiest domestic sectors in Europe, but is now experiencing serious competition from the improved railway links.
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 Manchester - All About All   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The term "Manchester" is often used to refer to the entire conurbation, much as "London" is usually used to mean Greater London, but many of the constituent parts of Greater Manchester, such as Salford, Wigan and Bolton, are substantial and separate towns (or a separate city in the case of Salford), and retain strong identities.
Manchester is located on the River Irwell and at the foot of the southern slope of a range of hills.
Manchester is home to two universities: The University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University.
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 Manchester | Europe Travel
The South Manchester Synagogue is a former synagogue in Manchester, England, of diverse stylistic influences and innovative technical construction.
Manchester Town Hall is a building in Manchester, England that houses the city’s government and administrative functions.
The G-MEX centre or Greater Manchester EXhibition centre is an exhibition and conference centre in Manchester in England.
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 Manchester City Council: Planning: Albert Park Conservation Area   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Conservation Area was designated in March 1988 and the boundaries are Barlow Moor Road to the south, Withington Hospital and Government buildings to the West, the disused Midland railway line to the north and Palatine Road to the east, the latter being a common boundary with the Blackburn Park Conservation Area.
The synagogue on Queenston Road is a fine example of the inter-war period.
Advice should be sought from the South Area Team to establish whether or not planning permission is required for such work.
www.manchester.gov.uk /planning/heritage/conservation/albertpark.htm   (1696 words)

  
 Liverpool - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 2001, Liverpool Airport, situated near Speke in the south of the city, was renamed Liverpool John Lennon Airport, in honour of the late Beatle John Lennon.
The ITV region which covers Liverpool is ITV Granada, which based in Manchester, although a number of journalists are based at a newsroom in central Liverpool.
At the 2005 general election, all were held by the Labour Party, and are represented by Maria Eagle, Louise Ellman, Jane Kennedy, Peter Kilfoyle and Robert Wareing respectively.
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 JCR-UK - Greater Manchester Jewish Community & Synagogues of Manchester
Greater Manchester, a metropolitan county established in 1974 in North West England, covers the City of Manchester and surrounding areas.
The Rise of Provincial Jewry - Manchester by Cecil Roth, 1950.
Link to The Jewish Community of the South Manchester suburb of Didsbury 1891-1914 by Julie Maine, including sample database of Didsbury Jewish residents in 1905.
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 Jewish Community of South Manchester suburb of Didsbury 1891-1914   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Three new synagogues were established in the West End as a result of ‘the westward march of the wealthy’ (1994, p.
Similarly, new synagogues were founded in South Manchester from 1872 to cater for the growing south-suburbia Jewish middle-classes.
To compare the socio-economic divisions between the North and South Manchester Jewish communities, Armstrong (Drake and Finnegan, 1994) and Rau’s (1984) class indicators have been used which will be discussed under Section 3.
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 Daf Yomi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Manchester's Jewish community, the second largest in Britain, dates back to 1780, the first synagogue being founded by the two Nathan brothers.
In 1871, small groups arrived from North Africa and the Levant, areas that were connected by trade with the Manchester cotton industry, forming the nucleus of the later flourishing 20th-century Sephardi congregations of south Manchester.
The Jews of Manchester spread northward, settling in the adjacent city of Salford and in the suburban districts of Prestwich and Whitefield.
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 Manchester, Connecticut History
Manchester had been called “Silktown” because of the immense influence that the Cheney Brothers Silk Manufacturing Co. had on South Manchester.
Manchester adopted a new charter providing for the council-manager type of government.
The period from 1950 through the 1970s saw commercial growth in town, improvements to the highways for the commuting public, the construction of the first Jewish synagogue, and new industrial parks.
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 Charles Dreyfus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
He was a pillar of the local Jewish community as a leading member of the South Manchester Reform Synagogue, and a founder member of the Victoria Memorial Jewish hospital, which opened in 1904.
He was also active in local politics, serving as a member of the city council from 1897–1906, as president of the East Manchester Conservative Association in 1905, and as chairman of Prime Minister Balfour’s constituency committee during the 1906 election campaign.
And as the manager of Balfour’s election campaign in Manchester (1906), Dreyfus was responsible for introducing Weizmann to AJ Balfour in 1906.
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 United Synagogues | www.somethingjewish.co.uk
South London 47 Leigham Court Road London SW16 2NF Tel: 020 8677 0234 Fax: 020 8677 5107
Wanstead and Woodford 20 Churchfields South Woodford London E18 2QZ Tel: 020 8504 1990
South Manchester Synagogue Wilbraham Road Manchester, M14 6JS Tel: 0161 224 1366
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 United Synagogue - Lifecycle - bat mitzvah - the ceremony   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
As a result, the ways in which a batmitzvah is marked vary from community to community and synagogue to synagogue.
This is sometimes given in the synagogue, after Kiddush on a Shabbat morning; after mincha and maariv on motzei Shabbat; or on a Sunday.
South Manchester Synagogue has prepared a special tefilla (prayer) for a mother to say on the occasion of her daughter’s Bat Mitzvah or bat chayil.
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 JEWISH MUSIC INSTITUTE - Synagogue Music
Having been deeply moved by outstanding recordings of the great Cantors of the early 20 th century, as well as by the heartfelt rendering of synagogue services by his late grandfather from Galicia, he was inspired to become a cantor himself, one day.
At the age of 17 he officiated at the Great Synagogue in Commercial Road in the East End and later at the Great Garden Street Synagogue where he was cantor for 2 years.
At present, he is the Chazan of the Heaton Park Synagogue in Manchester – a position he has held since 1990.
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 Jewish Heritage UK - Planning & Development News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
December 2004: South Manchester Synagogue in Wilbraham Road, Fallowfield (Joseph Sunlight 1912-13, Grade II), is of considerable interest as the first synagogue in the country built with a cantilevered gallery, i.e.
The synagogue recently faced redundancy on the removal of its congregation to Bowden in Cheshire, but has been purchased by a consortium, with the intention of turning it into a residential Jewish student centre, feasible due to its proximity to the University of Manchester campus.
Whilst the battle to protect major Victorian synagogues in such cities as Birmingham and Liverpool rages, good 1930s buildings, such as those at Sheepcote Street and Greenbank Drive (Alfred Shennan 1937 Grade II listed) are gradually being lost.
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 Manchester Jewish Synagogues, Judaism, Hebrew Congregations and Jewish Organisations in Greater Manchester
In the 1870s, North African Sephardi formed two communities in Manchester, one in Cheetham Hill and the other in West Didsbury; the former is now the Manchester Jewish Museum on Cheetham Hill Road.
South Manchester Synagogue, The Firs, Bowdon, Cheshire WA14 2TE.
We would very much welcome current information on Manchester synagogues - please let us know of any changes, amendments or other updates - contact the Webmaster.
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 Chief Rabbis Cabinet - Rabbi Yitzchok Rubin
However after three years, at the instigation of the late Rebbe of Gere ZTL, Rabbi Rubin accepted the call from South Manchester England to become their Rav.
South Manchester Synagogue has a rich history of over a century and a quarter, and Rabbi Rubin has served it for the past sixteen years.
The community of South Manchester has begun building a new multi million pound centre, and Rabbi Rubin has been the driving influence behind this bold and innovative project.
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 Artifact: North West Film Archives
Manchester Ship Canal - its locks, docks, bridges, warehouses and cranes, etc. Ships of various sizes sail or are towed up and down the canal and are loaded and unloaded by cranes and grabs of cargoes of timber, cotton, china clay, oil and salt.
In Manchester, Charles Powell received a trophy and cheque as the prize in the Kodak international snapshot competition -it was a portrait of his fiancee against a sunset in the Isle of Man - they are shown displaying the trophy, and the snapshot is featured.
Manchester fires - a rescue from a city centre scaffolded high rise building; extensive fire damage to Evans Bellhouse Timber Yard; fire in a gas main on Rochdale Road; a patient is rescued from the roof of Springfield Hospital; fire at a plastic storage warehouse on Booth Street.
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 Manchester | www.somethingjewish.co.uk
Manchester Jewish Museum - Exhibition "By the Rivers of Babylon - The Story of the Jews of Iraq", an Exhibition by the Jewish Museum, London - until 11 December 2003
- South Manchester Synagogue - Talk by Saul Reichlin at South Manchester Synagogue - 8 pm.
Speaker Mr Edwin Shuker, who works closely with the World Jewish Congress, Justice for Jews in Arab countries and Centre for Middle East Peace and is an active member of "Charter 91".
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