Proud to take part in Pride

Proud to take part in Pride

A dozen York Liberal Jewish Community members joined thousands of others, braving the rain, to march in this year’s York Pride parade for the first time, starting at the Minster and finishing at the Knavesmire. They proudly carried the community’s banner, made specially for the occasion in

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York Passover is a hit

York Passover is a hit

Nearly sixty members and guests gathered for York Liberal Jewish Community’s Passover seder meal on Tuesday 23rd April to celebrate the festival with games, story-telling and an elaborate meal. The service, in which a dozen of the community’s children played a major part, was led by student

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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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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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