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Lord Mayor comes to Shabbat Service

Lord Mayor comes to Shabbat Service

York Liberal Jewish Community held a Shabbat morning service on Saturday 19 November 2016 in the presence of His Worship, The Lord Mayor, Councillor Dave Taylor and his partner Susan Ridley, the Lady Mayoress, as well as Mr Jonathan Tyler, Sheriff of York, and the Sheriff’s lady, Mrs Brenda […]

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York Jews create ‘fruit and veg den’

York Jews create ‘fruit and veg den’

York Liberal Jews have built the city’s first sukkah – a temporary shelter made out of branches, leaves, fruit and vegetables – on the terrace of the Friargate Friends Meeting House, to mark the Jewish harvest festival of Sukkot. The sukkah harks back to times in ancient […]

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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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Pride takes pride of place at Community’s second anniversary

Pride takes pride of place at Community’s second anniversary

Pride takes pride of place at Jewish community’s second anniversary York Liberal Jewish Community chose to mark the second anniversary of its founding this weekend (Saturday 18th June) with a prayer on behalf of LGBT Jews to be able “to be who we are and love whom we […]

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‘Hot Cakes’ in York, mean food for all in Israel

‘Hot Cakes’ in York, mean food for all in Israel

Nearly £200 has been raised for Israel’s national food bank, Leket Israel, by York Liberal Jewish Community at this year’s Rowntree’s Park Birthday fete. A new venture for the ever-growing community, over 300 baked items donated by half a dozen community members and friends were sold in […]

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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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York Community light Chanukah Candles with Lord Mayor

York Community light Chanukah Candles with Lord Mayor

    The York Liberal Jewish Community held its first ever civic Chanukah candle lighting at the York Guildhall recently on the third night of Chanukkah), in the presence of the Lord Mayor, the Deputy Leader of the Councillor, Cllr Keith Aspden, and representatives of the Conservative, […]

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Introduction to York Liberal Jewish Community

Introduction to York Liberal Jewish Community

http://youtu.be/e_0pjys7pDs

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Hebrew Lessons for adults and children

Hebrew Lessons for adults and children

Following the success of York Liberal Jewish Community’s first Hebrew lessons on 12th July, lessons will be offered by at the Friends Meeting House  for an hour before each service. We are incredibly grateful to Adam Rosenbach and Orly Askew, Israelis living in Yorkshire, for kindly agreeing to […]

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