Event Calendar

Educational Opportunities

The Leo Baeck College in Finchley, which trains all the progressive rabbis in the UK, offers a wide variety of in-person and online training courses.  To view their Autumn programme click here.

LIVE On-Line courses:

On the Way to the High Holy Days with Rabbi Dr René Pfertzel – 4 week course – starting 5th September!

Maimonides’ Radical Judaism: An enduring intellectual heritage with Rabbi Mark Solomon – 8 week course

Jewish Education course: The Route to Roots  with Dr Jo-Ann Myers – 4 week course

Ulpan: Modern Hebrew   with Liat Aharonovich – 8 week course



Regeneration of Clifford’s Tower Area – Consultation

As part of the My Castle Gateway project, City of York Council and My Future York are working with anyone interested in shaping the future of Castle Gateway, an area which includes Fossgate, Walmgate, Piccadilly, Foss Basin and Castle area and Eye of York. As many members of the community have a particular interest in this area, especially of course, Clifford’s Tower, we are looking to engage as a community, as well as encouraging individuals to give their views.
For more details on the Castle Gateway project see:http://mycastlegateway.org/castle-gateway-project/
For more details of the approach see: http://mycastlegateway.org/about/

Limmud Events

See www.limmud.org for these wonderful cross-communal educational events which are spread across the UK throughout the year.

 Ebor Lecture series at the York St John’s University

The Ebor Lectures is an ecumenical project jointly organised by York MinsterYork St John UniversityThe Order of CarmelitesThe York and Hull District of the Methodist Church and The C. & J. B. Morrell Trust. This series of lectures aims to promote public conversation and to contribute to the formation of personal decisions and collective policy-making in economic, political and social spheres. It is also an ecumenical project that seeks to exchange insights between academic and religious traditions and to build bridges between church and other religious groups. The lectures relate faith to public concerns including politics, economics, contemporary culture, religion and spirituality, society and globalisation, local and global Christianity. Details of the lectures and how to book tickets can be found on the Ebor Lectures website (www.yorksj.ac.uk/eborlectures)

Jewish Heritage Walks around Yorkshire

Nigel Grizzard, a good friend of our community and a Jewish historian, is leading a series of walks to explore the Jewish heritage of a number of Northern Cities including Bradford, Harrogate and Ilkley.   Strongly recommended!
For more information and dates of future walks email: bradfordjewish@gmail.com

Regular YLJC Events 

Judaism 101 with Gabriel Webber, Third Thursdays of each month during term time, 7-9pm

Judaism 101 is our flagship adult education programme, held monthly during term time.   Click here for more details. Time and Venue: 7pm, Monthly on third Thursdays as advertised, Garden Room, Friargate Meeting House (unless otherwise stated)

Torah study and Havdalah, Saturdays ad hoc

An  self-led group from the community and JSoc gather for informal Torah study, discussion and Havdalah irregularly on Saturday afternoons at the JSoc flat approaching sunset.   Email Adrian to email for details of next meeting.