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The Pop-Up Pesach Shop Returns!

The highly successful Pop-up Pesach Shop will once again be open in time for Passover, meaning Jewish families can load up on vital supplies for the festival. Two years ago, dismayed at the sudden closure of the community’s only Jewish…
J Life
April 1, 2020
Leeds Community News

Trust in the Community

Leeds Jewish Representative Council are celebrating receiving a grant of nearly £200,000 from the National Lottery Community Fund. Thanks to a successful National Lottery bid the Leeds Jewish Representative Council (LJRC) secured £193,596 funding from the National Lottery’s Community Fund,…
J Life
April 1, 2020
Leeds Community News

Attend the Only UK Jewish Business Expo!

Launched in May 2018, JTrade is Britain’s only Jewish trade expo; connecting people in the construction/ property market with potential employees, customers and investors. Exhibitors at the 2018 event ranged from estate agents and construction firms to insurance companies and…
Megan Ardis
February 18, 2020
Leeds Community News

Alby Home for Christmas

UHC members led by senior minister Alby Chait brought festive cheer to the wider community, delivering gifts across the city to hardworking emergency and care staff on Christmas Day. On Christmas morning, 550 members of the community met at UHC…
J Life
January 29, 2020
Leeds Community News

Dancing Strictly – Movie Night

The Grammar School at Leeds was the location for another show-stopping day of competitive ballroom dancing as a movie-themed Dancing Strictly returned for the 2020 edition! Judges David King, Gill Caplin, Howard Lee and JLife’s own Elliot Landy cast a…
J Life
January 29, 2020
Leeds Community News

Squad Goals

UHC Cougars were victorious at the 2020 edition of the Intra-communal Five-a-side Football Tournament. This year’s BigChange sponsored Intra-communal Five-a-side Football Tournament was played in honour of Elliot Bransby, who passed away last month at the age of 30. The…
J Life
January 29, 2020
Leeds Community News

LJWB Invites Community to Have a Natter

Leeds Jewish Welfare Board (LJWB) has launched two new initiatives as part of its Connecting with our Community campaign to combat loneliness. As part of last month’s Mitzvah Day, the organisation urged people to invite members of the community to…
J Life
December 17, 2019
Leeds Community News

Spring into Action

Local 13 year-old Olympic trampoline hopeful Eitan Aibi needs your help to jump-start his sporting dream. The Zone member and Leeds Jewish Free School (LJFS) pupil Eitan Aibi started trampolining at just nine years old. In 2015, his best friend…
J Life
November 26, 2019
Leeds Community News

Setting the Bar

Barbara Cline has been honoured by her colleagues for forty years of service to Leeds Jewish Welfare Board. Barbara Cline, a familiar face to many in the community, celebrated four decades of working for Leeds Jewish Welfare Board (LJWB) this…
J Life
November 26, 2019
Leeds Community News

Alwoodley Park and Ride Given Green Light

Leeds City Council is finalising proposals for a new £14 million park and ride facility in Alwoodley following a year of public consultation. Amendments from the spring 2019 consultation have been enacted ahead of an October planning application submission. Outlined…
J Life
October 22, 2019