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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Saturday 15th December: Shabbat Morning Service

Saturday 15th December: Shabbat Morning Service

Our next Shabbat morning service will be held on Saturday 15th December at 11am at the Friargate Meeting House.  It will led by student Rabbi Gabriel Webber. Cheder and adult Hebrew are both at 10am as normal with Orly Askew and our assistant teachers, Jess Baker and Allison

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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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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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