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PMís wife observes Shabbat and keeps Jewish traditions

Lady Starmer, a Jewish woman with a rich cultural heritage and deep-rooted traditions, is the new prime ministerís wife.

Intertwined with her Jewish upbringing, her lifestory plays a significant role in shaping the values and practices of her family.

From regularly observing Shabbat to maintaining strong connections with the Jewish community, Victoriaís influence extends beyond the domestic sphere into her husbandís political career.

Lady Starmerís steadfast commitment to her faith and cultural traditions, as well as her involvement in combating antisemitism, emphasises the unique role she will play.

Originally Victoria Alexander, she was born in 1963 in North London.

Her father was of Polish-Jewish descent, and her mother, a community doctor, converted to Judaism upon marriage.

Growing up, Victoria was immersed in Jewish traditions and cultural practices, which played a significant role in shaping her values and outlook on life.

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