David’ charts his journey from evangelicalism to Orthodox Jewry

WATCHING Strictly Kosher star Bernette Clarke was a crucial stage on the journey of evangelical Christian and Messianic Jew David Husband to becoming the fully practising Orthodox Jew Mordechai Abrahams.

Birmingham-born Mordechai, who is now happily married to Southport-born Ruth Silver (nee Salkind), was born into an ardent evangelical Christian family. His maternal grandparents would missionise in Birmingham’s Bullring Open Market.

He said: “We were dyed in the wool Christian.

“Our evangelical Pentecostal church was very happy-clappy and had a very missionary mindset.”

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