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Thursday 4th May: Judaism 101, I’d like to have an argument please!

Thursday 4th May: Judaism 101, I’d like to have an argument please!

Judaism 101’s Spring Term has now finished.  Our summer term resumes on Thursday 4th May with Gabriel Webber, who has just been accepted into the Leo Baeck Rabbinic Training College.  The title for that session will be “I’d like to have an argument please: jus in disputatio and […]

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Saturday 20th May: Next Shabbat Service

Saturday 20th May: Next Shabbat Service

Following the success of our service in Leeds in April, we return to York for our next Shabbat morning service on Saturday 20th May.  The service will be led by members of our own community , so if you would like to help/be involved please email Ben […]

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Ari and Aaron duel with Spring Onions at Communal Seder

Ari and Aaron duel with Spring Onions at Communal Seder

Over fifty members and friends attended this year’s third night communal seder, led by Student Rabbis Deborah Blausten and Igor Zinkov. Below you can see some of our photos including Ari (1) and Aaron (9) engaged in a duel – not quite to the death – with spring […]

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York Liberal Jewish Community first Leeds service

York Liberal Jewish Community first Leeds service

York Liberal Jewish Community held the first ever Liberal Shabbat morning service in Leeds, last Saturday (22nd April).     In previous years, the Leeds Jewish Housing Association had invited Masorti, Reform and Orthodox Jewish Groups from within the City to worship in their ample premises (MAZCC).   […]

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Purim Wall Walk

Purim Wall Walk

Oh what a lovely time we had! Knights and dragons, policemen and pirates, fairy princesses and Hermonie Granger all walked the walls of York to mark Purim, which celebrates the liberation of the Jews of Persia from the evil Haman. Hear York Student Rabbi, Deborah Blausten, explaining […]

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York Jews Plant an Orchard!

York Jews Plant an Orchard!

Members of York Liberal Jewish Community joined around 20 people from the Friends of West Bank Park, York City Council, the Church of Latter Day Saints and York UrbanBuzz to plan a mini orchard last Saturday to mark Tu Bishvat, the Jewish New Year for Trees. The aim is […]

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Yorkies donate 1,500 chocolate bars (but not a single Yorkie)

Yorkies donate 1,500 chocolate bars (but not a single Yorkie)

York’s Liberal Jewish Community’s Mitzvah Day collection for York Foodbank has netted over 2,000 separate items to help make Christmas special for families in need in the City. The collection included chocolate boxes, cakes and biscuits, crackers, toys and at least two dozen Christmas puddings. Generous shoppers […]

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Bursaries for children, young people and families

Bursaries for children, young people and families

Thanks to the NLPS Trust and the estate of former Home Secretary and MP for nearby Richmond, Leon Brittan, York Liberal Jewish Community is able to offer generous bursaries to full members and their families to attend events organised by Liberal Judaism and its youth movement, LJY-Netzer. […]

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Judaism 101: Adult Education – Autumn programme published

Judaism 101: Adult Education – Autumn programme published

  Judaism 101 is York Liberal Jewish Community’s adult education series. It is open to all, member and non-members, those seeking to learning about Judaism from a standing start, and those simply wishing to reignite their interest and top up their knowledge.   In the past year […]

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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 YLJC_application_form_2016 and return it today to  our membership secretary here Our membership rates are amongst the cheapest in the country: Full Members: £100 per annum Associate Members and Friends: £50 per annum Full-time Students and Child Members: Free […]

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