Our Amazing New Portable Ark

Our Amazing New Portable Ark

Our amazing new portable ark, built by local craftsman, Andy Walker, is ready ands used at the first time at our service on Saturday 20th July. Paid for by an amazingly generous grant from the NLPS Trust, the ark, which will be stored at the Quaker Meeting

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New Trustees elected

New Trustees elected

Congratulations to our three new trustees elected at our AGM on Saturday 19th July: Katrina Blackmore Jay Prosser Chloe Wigston Smith Congratulations also to Shannon Kirshner who was re-elected as a trustee and will continue to serve as chair. The motion tabled by Ros Clayton that “at

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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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