Tu Bishvat Mitzvah

Tu Bishvat Mitzvah

To mark Tu Bishvat, the Jewish New Year for Trees, on 9th February, Members of the York Liberal Jewish Community and St Nick’s Environment Centre in York had planned to plant some trees on the Millennium Fields next to the Millennium Bridge in Fulford.   Unfortunately, when

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Thank you, Danny. We wouldn’t be here without you

Thank you, Danny. We wouldn’t be here without you

Hard to believe, but York’s Liberal Jewish Community has been around for less than six years.   Our first service was held on 14thJune 2014.  My co-founders Ros Clayton and Rachael Reeves ensured a turnout of fifty people through frantic networking, newspaper articles and even accosting random strangers in

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Don’t miss the York Communal Seder – Tuesday 14th April

Don’t miss the York Communal Seder – Tuesday 14th April

Pesach Seder at Clements Hall, from 5.30pm (prompt start at 6pm) – circa 8.15pm. Our annual, family-friendly communal seder, led by student Rabbi Peter Luyendijk, will be held this year on Tuesday 14th April.  With food, games, songs, and all the Peach traditions, this is an absolutely must for

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The Rabbi for York Fund

The Rabbi for York Fund

York Liberal Jewish Community (recently featured in the Times of Israel) has announced that it is launching a campaign to raise £75,000 to allow the community to appoint its first Rabbi. Until this point the community has been sustained by visits from Liberal Rabbis based in London

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Interfaith Week in York

Interfaith Week in York

9th – 17th November 2019 York will host a number of events during National Interfaith Week, each inviting you to discover more about our diverse and vibrant faith communities, beliefs, traditions, values and contributions to 21st Century York life.  Here is the full programme, including our own interfaith service

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