Israeli dancing is a Purim hit

Israeli dancing is a Purim hit

Keren Morris led two dozen community members – young and old – in a fantastic session of Israeli dancing to mark this year’s York Liberal Jewish Community Purim celebration. Organised by Lillian Coulson, the event, at the Fulford Social Hall, also featured a Megillah reading (the Purim

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Don’t miss the York Communal Seder – 23rd April

Don’t miss the York Communal Seder – 23rd April

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 23rd 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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YLJC helps York Labour to understand antisemitism

YLJC helps York Labour to understand antisemitism

The on-going row about antisemitism within the Labour party generates strong emotions across the community. Some argue that Jews should have nothing to do with the party until it takes what they regard as serious action to tackle the issue.  This is an understandable response, which I

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Read the winners of YLJC’s first ever writing competition

Read the winners of YLJC’s first ever writing competition

York Liberal Jewish Community’s first ever writing competition attracted a staggering 25 entries from our 100 members.   Entrants were challenged to produce no more than 400 words of poetry or prose on the theme of social action. Judged anonymously, the results are now in and we

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York Jews build their Sukkah

York Jews build their Sukkah

The Jews of York have built their Sukkah on the Terrace of the Friargate Friends Meeting House for the third successive year. Afterwards they held a short, informal service in the Sukkah itself, conduced by Student Rabbi Gabriel Webber, to mark the beginning of the festival of

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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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