SIMCHAS   4/11/16

First saw each other at children's service

PICTURE: Daniel Morris

LEGAL recruitment specialist Adam Salkie first met Erica Jaffa at Holy Law Synagogue's children's service - and they returned to the shul to marry.

Adam is the son of Stephen Salkie, of Whitefield, and the late Helen Salkie, while care manager Erica is the daughter of Mirelle and David Jaffa, of Crumpsall.

Best men were Daniel Nivern and the groom's brother, Daniel. Bridesmaid was the bride's sister, Nicola.

Joining in the celebrations were the groom's grandmother, Miriam Salkie, and guests from Israel, America and Singapore.

After a honeymoon in the Caribbean, the couple will settle in Prestwich.

United in celebration

PICTURE: Steve Bootle

LEEDS United fan Harry Lawrence celebrated his barmitzvah at the United Hebrew Congregation.

Parents Louise and Richard Lawrence, of Alwoodley, celebrated alongside sister Gabrielle, grandparents Phil Harris, Geraldine and Neville Lawrence and great-grandfather Eric Coleman.

Harry is a keen footballer and plays for Leeds Maccabi under-13.

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