NATALIE Perman showed she is made of the 'write' stuff when she celebrated her batmitzvah at Cheshire Reform (Menorah) Synagogue.
The daughter of Bonnie and Tim Perman, of Bowdon, is a passionate writer and also enjoys reading.
A pupil at Withington Girls' School, she was joined at the simcha by brothers Tom, 20, and Alastair, 22, as well as grandmother Shirley Arffa.
Bonnie moved to England 17 years ago from Connecticut, America, and many members of her family travelled over 'the Pond' for the special occasion.
PHARMACIST Rachel Lewis found love to be the right prescription when she married Joseph Ohana at the United Hebrew Congregation.
PICTURE: Vicky Mathers
Rachel is the daughter of Michelle and Stewart Lewis, while Joseph, who has a hairdressing salon in Ben Rhydding near Ilkley, is the son of Rosie Ohana and Yair Ohana.
Grandparents Sybil Newman and Shirley Lewis joined guests from Israel, America and Belgium.
The newlyweds honeymooned in Singapore and Bali and are settling in Leeds.