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In the quiet leafy suburbs of Manchester in North of England, a huge and important shift in the dynamics of Judaism is being played out. The area is home to the ultra-Orthodox Charedi Jews who, due to its prodigious birth rate, could soon form the majority of the faith.

Clive Lawton, who describes himself as Modern Orthodox travels to north Manchester with his guide Dr Yaakov Wise to meet the community, which is both a window and mirror on to the whole Jewish diaspora, but he finds, as the community increases in size, so it is becoming more introverted.

See the BBC website for this programme.