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Introduction to York Liberal Jewish Community

Introduction to York Liberal Jewish Community

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Saturday 16th September: Next York Shabbat Morning Service

Saturday 16th September: Next York Shabbat Morning Service

Our next Shabbat morning service in York will be led by visiting Student Rabbi, Igor Zinkov, returning after his guest appearance at Pesach and prior to leading our Rosh Hashannah services. The service will begin at 11am at the Friargate Meeting House and will run in parallel […]

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High Holy Days starting 20th September

Prior to our HHD programme, we start with a 10am study session proceeding our normal Shabbat morning service on Saturday 16th September, to help everyone prepare for the ten days of repentance. Services are then as follows: 6pm Wednesday 20th September Erev Rosh Hashannah Seder 10am  Thursday […]

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Saturday 7th October: Sukkot and Sukkah Building – from 10am

Saturday 7th October: Sukkot and Sukkah Building – from 10am

Once again we have generously been given permission by our friends at the Quaker Meeting House to build a Sukkah on their terrace.  This we will be doing from Saturday 7th October, from 10am to be followed by a short very child-friendly service. Please dress warm and […]

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Friday 13th October: Shabbat Evening Service and Simchat Torah, 6.30pm at Jacob’s Well

Friday 13th October: Shabbat Evening Service and Simchat Torah, 6.30pm at Jacob’s Well

We are now holding short evening services on the second Friday of each month, to complement our Shabbat morning services. The next service will be at 6.30pm on Friday 13th October at Jacob’s Well on Trinity Ln, Micklegate, York YO1 6EL http://www.jacobswellyork.org.uk.  This will be a special service to mark […]

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York Children at Summer Camp

York Children at Summer Camp

Three York children – Madeleine and Phoebe Gillis and Esther Van den Bos – and York Cheder (religion school) teacher, Lauren Keiles, have just returned from Kadimah, LJY-Netzer’s Summer Camp for the children of members of Liberal Jewish community around the country. York Liberal Jewish Community were […]

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Consultation on future of Clifford’s Tower and surrounds

Consultation on future of Clifford’s Tower and surrounds

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 […]

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Election of Trustees

Election of Trustees

Election of trustees:   The following trustees have been duly elected/re-elected at the recent AGM.  Congratulations to all: Adam Addison (Treasurer) Tina Anderson (Social Action Coordinator) Orly Askew (Children’s Education) Katrina Blackmore (Ritual) Lee Carter (Vice-Chair, External and Adult Education) Lilian Coulson (Vice-Chair, Internal) Bill Fleming (Ordinary […]

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Thursday 13th October: Judaism 101, Adult Education – Autumn term starts

Thursday 13th October: Judaism 101, Adult Education – Autumn term starts

Our summer term has now finished.  The next Judaism 101 is on Thursday 13th October and will once again be led by our student Rabbi for the year, Gabriel Webber. For the full Judaism 101 programme click here. Sessions are open to everyone – whether completely new to Judaism, […]

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Services in Durham

Services in Durham

Our sister congregation in Durham City represents Liberal Jews in the North East of England. They now hold monthly services, normally on the first Saturday of each month at 11am in the social hall of the Waddington Street United Reformed Church in Mowbray Street, Durham, DH1 4BG. . There […]

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Ari and Aaron duel with Spring Onions at Communal Seder

Ari and Aaron duel with Spring Onions at Communal Seder

Over fifty members and friends attended this year’s third night communal seder, led by Student Rabbis Deborah Blausten and Igor Zinkov. Below you can see some of our photos including Ari (1) and Aaron (9) engaged in a duel – not quite to the death – with spring […]

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