Archive for January 2018

Weekend of 3rd & 4th March: Purim Celebrations

Weekend of 3rd & 4th March: Purim Celebrations

We are delighted to be marking Purim this year on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th March as follows: Adult Purim celebrations Saturday 3rd March, 5 – 7pm, adult Purim celebrations to be held jointly with University J-Soc on the York University Main Campus, room D/L/006 in Derwent College. […]

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Friday 9th March: Shabbat Evening Service, 6.30pm at Jacob’s Well

Friday 9th March: Shabbat Evening Service, 6.30pm at Jacob’s Well

We are hold short evening services on the second Friday of each month, to complement our Shabbat morning services. The next service will be at 6.30pm on Friday 9th March at Jacob’s Well on Trinity Ln, Micklegate, York YO1 6EL http://www.jacobswellyork.org.uk. These services generally last no more […]

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Thursday 15th March: Clifford’s Tower Commemoration

Thursday 15th March: Clifford’s Tower Commemoration

York Holocaust Memorial Day steering group will be hosting the annual Clifford’s Tower commemorative event on Thursday 15th March, 6:30-7:30pm. Student Rabbi Gabriel Webber will be speaking and YLJC member, Jack Morris, will be reciting Kaddish on behalf of those that died there in 1190.   The […]

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Thursday 15th March: Judaism 101 Stoning our Leaders

Thursday 15th March: Judaism 101 Stoning our Leaders

Stoning our leaders: Judaism and democracy in action Today, Israel proudly proclaims itself a Jewish and democratic state, and even in our ancient texts, the Israelites kept a stern eye on their leaders. From Biblical times to modern Jerusalem, this session will explore Jewish values of civics and […]

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Saturday 17th March: Next York Shabbat Morning Service

Saturday 17th March: Next York Shabbat Morning Service

Our next Shabbat morning service will be held on Saturday 17th March at 11am at the Friargate Meeting House.   It will led by Student Rabbi, Gabriel Webber. The service will be followed by a vegetarian bring-and-share lunch. Cheder Cheder (religion school), led by Lauren Keiles and Orly […]

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Tuesday 3rd April: York Communal Seder

Tuesday 3rd April: York Communal Seder

Our annual, child-friendly – some might say a little anarchic – communal seder, led by student Rabbi Gabriel Webber, will be held this year on Tuesday 3rd April.  With food, games, songs, and all the Peach traditions, this is an absolutely must for all our members and supporters. […]

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Thursday 19th April: Judaism 101 Independence or disaster? Different narratives to 1948

Thursday 19th April: Judaism 101 Independence or disaster? Different narratives to 1948

Independence day or disaster? Different narratives to 1948 Breaking news, Israel is a bit controversial. But behind every controversy there are differing narratives: two people looking at the same set of facts and reaching different conclusions. This session will consider various approaches to the State of Israel […]

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Holocaust Memorial Day marked in York

Holocaust Memorial Day marked in York

On Wednesday 24th January, people from York and further afield, came together at the Minster’s Chapter House to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust. The event, named the ‘600 Candles Commemoration’ , was held as part of a series of events all over York to mark National […]

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