WARM YOUR HEART
In your pre-Yom Kippur edition, you ask: “Which coat?” ( JCLife, September 25).
Perhaps the Jewish response should be: last year’s. Sew on any loose buttons, take it to the dry cleaner and buy a fashionable new belt if necessary. Then spend the £80+ that you save on a coat for a destitute Jew in the FSU (World Jewish Relief), or a Jewish woman who has fled her home and her abusive husband with only the clothes she stood up in (Jewish Women’s Aid), or a rough sleeper who is trying to make a new start and is finding the nights very chilly (Big Issue Foundation). I guarantee that you will feel more fulfilled, and more connected to the rest of the human race, than if you had bought the latest Max Mara or even Marks and Spencer. (Mrs) Doreen Samuels, Moss Lane, Pinner, Middlesex