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Lynne Franks

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From agony aunts to lifestyle gurus, the Jewish commitment to self-improvement and fulfilment cannot be underestimated. Irma Kurtz is one of Britain's leading agony aunts, guiding readers for almost 30 years through the emotional thickets of contemporary life. Carole Caplin urges us in her new book Lifesmart towards an aspirational, holistic approach to self-fulfilment. And Lynne Franks' mantra is "Be All You Were Born to Be," combining journeys to inner truth and spiritual growth.

With Naomi Gryn, they discussed their different approaches to life and consider whether Jewishness has played a part.

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David Grossman speaks with Mark Lawson at a special out-of-fesitval event.