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Leeds Community Coronavirus Resources

In strange, unprecedented times, the current situation is overwhelming for many of us. Although we can’t predict the future, JLife is committed to supporting and continuing working with the  community as best we can through the coronavirus outbreak and out…
Megan Ardis
May 7, 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

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