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Milim is Back!

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Milim, the Jewish literary festival for Leeds got off to a gripping start once again with a host of events and author appearances. Topics included politics, television, the arts, history, modern fiction, speakers included Gordon Black and Professor Griselda Pollock…

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For Israel

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Major events for the Leeds Jewish community are lined up for the yearly Yoms, thanks to Makor.  An entertainment extravaganza will lead the celebrations for Israel’s independence day, Yom Ha’atzmaut, in Leeds on 9th May. The evening, organised by Makor,…

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A Play for Sidney

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Former pupils of Morris Silman Middle School reunite to put on a play in memory of their beloved headteacher. It’s almost 40 years since a group of North Leeds school pupils put on The Evacuees by playwright Jack Rosenthal. Produced…

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A Night to Remember

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Famous faces graced the Leeds Maccabi FC annual dinner to help raise over £8,000. It was all fun and games as Leeds Maccabi FC hosted a sell-out annual dinner at the Trudi Moss suite in Donisthorpe Hall. The evening saw…

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Share Shares the Prize!

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The £3,000 necklace from Share Jewellers from the December 2018 issue of JLife is still up for grabs! Here’s how you can get your hands on it… Despite overwhelming interest, the £3,000 prize from the last issue of JLife, a…

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Let Them Eat Cake!

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Street Lane Bakery celebrates its fifth anniversary by doing what it does best – baking treats for the whole community!   Since it opened its doors five years ago, BHH synagogue’s Street Lane Bakery has been there for North Leeds…

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Vedding Snaps!

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Members of the community were invited to perform and attend what was a sell-out show at the Etz Chaim synagogue’s Rueben Vincent Hall to generate much needed support for Leeds Jewish Welfare Board (LJWB). The Vedding was first performed in…

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Leeds Loves Literature

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With Milim 2019 already well underway, JLife discovers the highlights of this year’s Jewish literary festival with its pick of events across February and March.   Milim literary festival is back for a fourth year with its biggest programme yet….

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Tribute Band

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The White Rose Concert Band played a tribute fundraising concert at Donisthorpe for much-loved former residents. In January 2016, Simone’s father, Harold Cohen died very suddenly. She placed her mum, Fay, in Donisthorpe for respite while she organised care. Sadly…

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