High Holy Day Appeal

Since we were founded York Liberal Jewish Community has collected over £3000 for charity in our three high holy day appeals.  We very much hope our members and friends will continue to support us just as generous in 2017. The three charities we are supporting this year

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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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Dena, Sinan, Yara and Liza Update

We are delighted to confirm that as of Wednesday 8th February Sinan, Dena and their family have been granted leave to remain in the UK. This is wonderful news. Anyone in our community who comes to services even irregularly will know Sinan and Dena – our members from Iraq – Yara

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Bursaries for children, young people and families

Thanks to the NLPS Trust and the estate of former Home Secretary and MP for nearby Richmond, Leon Brittan, York Liberal Jewish Community is able to offer generous bursaries to full members and their families to attend events organised by Liberal Judaism and its youth movement, LJY-Netzer.

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Become a member/friend of York Liberal Jewish Community today!

Become a member/friend of York Liberal Jewish Community today!

You can now join York Liberal Jewish Community today!  Download our New member application 2019 or Membership Renewal leaflet and return it today to our membership secretary here Our membership rates are amongst the cheapest in the country: Annual Subscription Fees 2019 Type of Membership Single Payment (BACS / Cheque) Monthly Standing

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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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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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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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