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Foodies Love Nosh Fest

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Makor’s Big Jewish Nosh Fest was a huge success.   Makor’s Big Jewish Nosh Fest attracted more than 700 people to the Etz Chaim Synagogue.   The Lord Mayor of Leeds Councillor Judith Chapman officially opened the event followed by…

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A Day to Remember

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Leeds Day Limmud recently took place.   Topics such as discrimination towards Ethiopian Jews in Israel and how Jewish humour helped Jewish survival were just two of 50 lectures up for discussion at Leeds Day Limmud at Weetwood Hall.  …

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Swedes at Salts in September

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Kath Libbert Jewellery Gallery at Salts Mill will present its latest exhibition from 17th September – 8th November 2015.   This autumn, Kath Libbert, inspired by her recent trip to Stockholm and Gothenburg, has selected twelve prestigious Swedish jewellery artists…

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All About Words

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The Milim Literary Festival launches this month with a whole host of events across Leeds.   They were the brains behind From ‘The Leylands to Leeds 17’, a book that illustrated 150 years of Leeds Jewish history, and now its…

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Dynamic Deidre

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Youth worker and recent Pride Award winner Deidre Cline, has stepped up to the role of Leeds community fundraiser and administrator for WIZO UK.   With an aim of creating new fundraising initiatives and strengthening activities in the area, WIZO…

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Lady in Waiting

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John Fisher Chats to Frances Segelman who has just announced her engagement to philanthropist and multi-millionaire knight of the realm Sir Jack Petchey.   Born in Leeds, Frances Segelman is fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, an associate of…

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Worthy Winners

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This year’s Yorkshire Children of Courage Awards celebrated the achievements of the region’s finest.   The St. James’s Place Yorkshire Children of Courage Awards 2015 (YCCA), was once again staged at New Dock Hall, Leeds, with fundraising on the evening…

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On Yer Bike

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Donisthorpe Hall is seeking volunteers to take part in its new fundraising initiative.   Donisthorpe Hall has announced its exciting new fundraising endeavour – a 24-hour bike ride from London to Leeds – and volunteers are welcome.   The event…

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In the Long Run

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Paul Appleson is embarking on a huge fundraising mission.   Wetherby optometrist Paul Appleson will be visiting Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in November to take part in the Great Ethiopian Run in order to raise funds for the charity Vision Aid…

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PhysCap’s Fundraising Peak

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33 walkers recently took on the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge in aid of PhysCap.   Following a tough 24.5 miles up and down Yorkshire’s finest peaks, a massive £20,000 was raised for Leeds-based children’s charity, PhysCap.   Run solely by…

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Bowled Over

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This year’s LJRC’s intra communal synagogue six-a-side cricket tournament raised over £2,400 for Leeds Mencap and the Holocaust Survivors’ Friendship Association.   The idyllic backdrop of Harewood House set the scene for a lazy summer day’s cricket as nearly 200…

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A Worthy Cause

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Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice launches new fundraising challenge.   Competition is growing between local schools across Leeds to support Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice leg-a-thon challenge.   The challenge, the Leg-A-Thon, asks primary and secondary school teams to keep moving like…

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