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Community celebrates first baby-naming

Community celebrates first baby-naming

York Liberal Jewish Community yesterday (Saturday 8th November) celebrated the birth of its newest member, two month old Samara McGuirk, as part of its November Shabbat morning service at the Friargate Friends Meeting House. Conducted by Rabbi Danny Rich, Chief Executive of Liberal Judaism and York Liberal […]

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Introduction to York Liberal Jewish Community

Introduction to York Liberal Jewish Community

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Jews to celebrate New Year in York  

Jews to celebrate New Year in York   

York’s new Liberal Jewish Community is racking up the ‘firsts’, as the Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashannah) approaches.   For the first time in half a century, services will be held in the City to mark the most important festivals in the Jewish calendar, Rosh Hashannah on […]

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Details of High Holy Day Services and Events in York

Details of High Holy Day Services and Events in York

For the first time in forty years, there will be High Holy Day services in York this year as follows: Yom Kippur Festival Study Session (Thursday 2th October) 6pm, Festivals study session with Rabbi Robert Ash, NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE: BRIGANTES BAR, MICKLEGATE (www.brigantesyork.co.uk) An opportunity to understand the […]

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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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Want to learn to bake your own challah (and bagels)?

Want to learn to bake your own challah (and bagels)?

Sunday 14th September, 3-6pm, York Steiner School, Fulford Cross, YO10 Lawrence Gorsden, the owner and master baker of former Leeds bakery, Chalutz, has offered to come to York Sunday 14th September, 3-6pm, especially to teach challah-making to the York Liberal Jewish Community (with a few bagels chucked […]

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Jewish services to return to York after forty year break

Jewish services to return to York after forty year break

Liberal Judaism, the egalitarian, inclusive branch of mainstream Judaism is to launch its first York community, bringing regular services back to the City for the first time since its Orthodox synagogue closed in 1975. York Liberal Jewish Community was formally launched with a Friday night supper in May, […]

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