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In Memoriam

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John Fisher commemorates Holocaust survivor Eugene Black, who died on 26th September. Holocaust survivor Eugene Black, who has died aged 88, was born Jeno Schwarcz on 9th February 1928, in what was then the Czech-Hungarian town of Munkacs. Growing up…

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Flying High

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A student from GSAL has become one of the world’s youngest pilots. Benjie Ambler, a student from The Grammar School at Leeds (GSAL) has become one of the world’s youngest qualified pilots after flying solo for the first time. The…

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Shabbat and Me

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As part of Shabbat UK 2016, the Milim group is running a competition for people to reveal what Shabbat means to them. To mark Shabbat UK, the annual nationwide Shabbat taking place on 11th and 12th November, Milim, the group…

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Jump Around!

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Oxygen Freejumping, the UK’s leading trampoline park operator will be opening it’s brand new Leeds park on 24th September on Kirkstall Road. To mark the occasion, Oxygen will be hosting a number of events, including a treasure hunt and a…

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Women On A Mission

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Nisa-Nashim, the new Muslim-Jewish network for women, landed in Leeds recently. The first meeting of Nisa-Nashim, the new project to bring together women from the Jewish and Muslim communities of Leeds, was launched at The Shine Centre in Harehills recently….

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Eastern Promise

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As Hull’s Jewish community marks 250 years, JLife’s Laura Sefton finds out more about the city and its ties with Leeds. It is 250 years since the first Jewish person was registered in Hull and to celebrate, the city’s community…

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Come Together

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The Leeds branch of Nisa-Nashim, the Jewish Muslim Network is hosting a picnic in the park at the bandstand in Roundhay Park this Sunday (31st July). Jewish and Muslim women and their children are welcome, and feel free to bring…

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