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Sunday 9th – 30th September: High Holy Day Services

Sunday 9th – 30th September: High Holy Day Services

Please join us for any or all of our High Holy Day Services throughout September. Members should receive tickets by post, included in the cost of membership, detailing the full arrangements.  Non-members may purchase tickets (£40 each for adults, free to children and students) by emailing chair@jewsinyork.org.uk. […]

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Cooking with Joy with Dena Sarhang

Cooking with Joy with Dena Sarhang

On Sunday 12th August, our member, Dena Sarhang held a wonderful demonstration of Middle Eastern cookery on behalf of the community raising over £100 for Warchild, a charity working with lone child refugees. Attended by over two dozen members and friends, Dena showed us all how to […]

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Saturday 18th August: Next Shabbat Morning Service

Saturday 18th August: Next Shabbat Morning Service

Our next Shabbat morning service in York will be held on Saturday 18th August at 11am at the Friargate Meeting House.  It will led by our community members, Adam Addison and Adrian Tellwright. It will be followed by our normal bring-and-share vegetarian lunch. There is no Cheder or […]

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Friday 12th October: Erev Shabbat Service

Friday 12th October: Erev Shabbat Service

Our next community-led Erev Shabbat service will be at 6.30pm on Friday 12th October Venue to be confirmed.  Please email info@jewsinyork.org.uk or call 07469 159134 for details.  

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Thursday 18 October – Making a prophet: God’s agents or obsessive troublemakers?

Thursday 18 October – Making a prophet: God’s agents or obsessive troublemakers?

Our term restarts on Thursday 18th October at 7pm at the Friargate meeting house with:  “Making a prophet: God’s agents or obsessive troublemakers?” Hebrew is the only language with a tense called the ‘prophetic perfect’, but how perfect were the prophets of old? God spoke through them, […]

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Congratulations to our New Committee!

Congratulations to our New Committee!

Congratulations to all the trustees elected to our committee at the AGM on 21st July. New to our committee are Shaan Bloch and Miriam Thorpe, while Tina Anderson, Orly Askew, Lilian Coulson, Xavier Scott and Adrian Tellwright are re-elected. Also continuing their terms are Adam Addison, Sam Borin, Lee Carter, Hava […]

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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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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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Two thousand tins and tampons make up York’s special mitzvah

Two thousand tins and tampons make up York’s special mitzvah

York’s Liberal Jewish Community’s Mitzvah Day grocery collection for York Foodbank and homelessness charity, Carecent has netted over two thousand items, from tinned food to toiletries and from socks to spam. Generous shoppers at Sainsbury’s Foss Bank – site of the medieval Jewish cemetery – also donated […]

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Sunday 17th December: Join us for our Chanukah kids party! (and the pub for adults)

Sunday 17th December: Join us for our Chanukah kids party! (and the pub for adults)

Shannon, Joshua and Jonah have once again kindly agreed to host our annual children’s Chanukah Party from 2:30 to 5:00 . There will be piping hot latkes, a craft making station for the little ones, and of course, the ultimate dreidel competition.   Please bring you Chanukkah […]

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