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Thursday 14th December: Judaism 101, Are we what we eat?

Thursday 14th December: Judaism 101, Are we what we eat?

Ask most people to relate one fact about Jews, and you’re very likely to get an answer including the word ‘pork’. But the concept of kosher eating is far more complex than that; this session will explore what it means in general, and what it could mean […]

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Saturday 16th December: Next York Shabbat Morning Service including York’s first B’nei Mitzvah for half a century

Saturday 16th December: Next York Shabbat Morning Service including York’s first B’nei Mitzvah for half a century

Our next Shabbat morning service in York will be held on Saturday 16th December and will led by Rabbi Charley Baginsky together with our Student Rabbi for 5778, Gabriel Webber. This is a very special occasion for our community, as the service will incorporate our very first […]

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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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Friday 12th January: Shabbat Evening Service, 6.30pm at Jacob’s Well

Friday 12th January: 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 12th January 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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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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Sukkot Photos

Sukkot Photos

This weekend the York Liberal Jewish Community hosted its second Sukkot (harvest festival) service at the Friargate Meeting House.  Led by new student Rabbi Gabriel Webber, over 40 members of the community helped to construct the traditional ‘booth’ or ‘sukkah’ out of leaves and vegetation.   The frame for the sukkah […]

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High Holy Day Appeal

Since we were founded York Liberal Jewish Community has collected over £3000 for charity in our three high holy day appeals.  We very much hope our members and friends will continue to support us just as generous in 2017. The three charities we are supporting this year […]

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York Children at Summer Camp

Three York children – Madeleine and Phoebe Gillis and Esther Van den Bos – and York Cheder (religion school) teacher, Lauren Keiles, have just returned from Kadimah, LJY-Netzer’s Summer Camp for the children of members of Liberal Jewish community around the country. York Liberal Jewish Community were […]

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Become a member/friend of York Liberal Jewish Community today!

Become a member/friend of York Liberal Jewish Community today!

You can now join York Liberal Jewish Community today!  Download our Membership application Final 2017 and return it today to our membership secretary here Our membership rates are amongst the cheapest in the country: Keystone contributor: £250 per annum (includes full membership) Full Members: £120 per annum Associate Members […]

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Community celebrates first baby-naming

York Liberal Jewish Community yesterday (Saturday 8th November) celebrated the birth of its newest member, two month old Samara McGuirk, as part of its November Shabbat morning service at the Friargate Friends Meeting House. Conducted by Rabbi Danny Rich, Chief Executive of Liberal Judaism and York Liberal […]

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