News

York Interfaith weekend sees hundred at Shabbat service and major food collection

York Interfaith weekend sees hundred at Shabbat service and major food collection

York’s Interfaith Weekend, which encompasses its annual interfaith service with the Lord Mayor, Keith Orrell and local MP, Rachael Maskell, as well as grocery collections for those in need has once again proved a great success. Over hundred people – representing every one of York’s faith communities

Read more

Friday 7th December: Erev Shabbat Service with coffee and cake

Friday 7th December: Erev Shabbat Service with coffee and cake

Please join us for our next Friday night service led by Ruth Morris and Sam Borin on Friday 7th December at Busk Coffee Shop, Sandringham St, York YO10 4BA. We start around 6pm with coffee and cake, with the service itself beginning at 6.30pm in the back

Read more

Saturday 8th December: York Community Chanukah Party

Saturday 8th December: York Community Chanukah Party

This year’s York Community Chanukah party will generously be hosted by our members, Xavier and Emma, at their home. It will start at 4pm (candle lighting at 4.30pm); email info@jewsinyork.org.uk for address. Please b ring and share finger foods (cold only) and chanukias!  Quizzes and activities for

Read more

Thursday 13th December – The real story of Chanukah (or one of them)

Thursday 13th December – The real story of Chanukah (or one of them)

Our last Judaism 101 of the Autumn term will be on Thursday 13th December at 7pm at the Friargate meeting house with:  “The real story of Chanukah (or one of them)”. We light eight candles, but there are probably more than eight versions of the Channukah story.

Read more

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

Read more

Writing Competition. Results coming soon!

Writing Competition.  Results coming soon!

Thank you to the 25 remarkable entrants for York Liberal Jewish Community’s first ever writing competition.  Entry is now closed but look out for the winners coming here soon.

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

York Jews welcome Clifford’s Tower rethink but still want more education about 1190

York Jews welcome Clifford’s Tower rethink but still want more education about 1190

York Liberal Jewish Community has welcomed the decision announced today by English Heritage not to develop a visitor building at the base of the Clifford’s Tower mound.   While the community actively supported English Heritage’s objectives of increasing access to the Tower and providing more information and

Read more

A new liturgy for Shavuot: Why am I a Jew? Postponed – please see

A new liturgy for Shavuot: Why am I a Jew?  Postponed – please see

“Becoming (ever more) Jewish – Why I identify as a Jew – What Judaism means to me?” THIS PROJECT HAS HAD TO BE POSTPONED DUE TO ILLNESS, BUT CONTRIBUTIONS FOR FUTURE PUBLICATION ARE OF COURSE STILL WELCOME – SEE BELOW In one sense, we are all becoming

Read more

Become a Member:

We are a self-funding, not-for-profit organisation. If you would like to see Judaism continue to flourish in York click here to join us, or become a friend of YLJC today.

Get in touch:

Call: 0300 102 0062

info@jewsinyork.org.uk

Or use our online form here

Latest News: