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    title: Mishmar

    01 Jan 2015 | 20:30
    contact: Rabbi Shimon B. Glickman
    venue: BHH Bnei Brith Room
    description: Bet Midrash learning session, followed by short talk, cholent and ma'ariv.

    title: Gala Hot Buffet Melava Malka

    03 Jan 2015 | 19:30
    cost: FREE
    contact: Rabbi Glickman
    venue: Etz Chaim
    description: Meet the Kollel at a HOT BUFFET on Motzei Shabbos/Saturday Night 3rd January 2015, 7:30-9:30pm at the Etz Chaim. Men, Women and Children welcome! Guest Speaker: Dayan Abraham of the London Beth Din Special Message from the Chief Rabbi Musical Entertainment Audio-visual Presentation Cost: Free

    title: Israeli Film Club - Hunting Elephants

    05 Jan 2015 | 19:30
    cost: £0
    contact: Or Nehushtan
    venue: Eldan room, MAZCC
    description: 12-year-old Israeli boy named Jonathan, loses his father in a freak accident while working at the local bank. Then, not only does the bank deny fault, they also declare they’ll repossess the boy’s home. Pushed to the brink, the boy must find money fast, and so decides to rob the bank that’s offended him. Un/fortunately for Jonathan, the only crew he has access to is three senior citizens. Featuring Sir Patrick Stewart

    title: BHH Leisure Club

    05 Jan 2015 | 14:00
    cost: £1
    contact: Barry Abis
    venue: BHH Synagogue
    description: "Video clips from around the world" presented by Barry Abis. Annual Subscription – £2 Admission is £1 per meeting including refreshments and a free raffle For further information please contact Irene Collins on 0113 8055984 or Barry Abis on 07837 850 869

    title: The Jews of Vienna before WW1

    05 Jan 2015 | 20:00
    contact: Malcolm Sender
    venue: UHC Synagogue
    description: The Jewish Historical Society of England Leeds branch invite you to hear Jonathan Davies speak about the Jews of Vienna before WW1.

    title: Gale Bridge event

    11 Jan 2015 | 18:45
    venue: MAZCC

    title: Intra Communal 5-a-side Football

    11 Jan 2015 | 15:00
    cost: No Charge
    contact: Daniel Kaufman
    venue: GSAL
    description: UHC Cougars, BHH Hawks, Etz Chaim Eagles and Sinai Sharks compete in the 6th Intra Communal 5-a-side football Adult and Junior teams

    title: The Fulfillment of Torah Prophecy

    18 Jan 2015 | 19:00
    contact: education@judaismlive.com
    venue: Chabad-Lubavitch Leeds
    description: Chabad-Lubavitch Leeds invites you to "The fulfillment of Torah Prophecy throughout the course of Jewish History" by Rabbi Dubov who is the author of 13 books, an international speaker and co-director of Chabad-Lubavitch of Wimbledon & South London. He was the Keynote Speaker at the International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Shluchim 2014. Followed by educational workshops and video presentation. Charge: £5 which includes Refreshments - Hot Mini Buffet

    title: UJIA Annual Dinner

    18 Jan 2015 | 18:45
    cost: £55 donati
    contact: Howard Foreman
    venue: Hotel in LS1
    description: UJIA is delighted to invite you to the UJIA North-East Annual Dinner in a beautiful hotel in LS1 to hear Ambassador Michael Oren: One of the ten most influential Jews worldwide. UJIA changes young people's lives and £100,000 is invested in Leeds alone.

    title: A Tribute to Freddie Williams

    18 Jan 2015 | 14:00
    contact: Regina Waldman
    venue: Donisthorpe Hall

    title: BHH Leisure Club

    19 Jan 2015 | 14:00
    cost: £1
    contact: Barry Abis
    venue: BHH Synagogue
    description: "Musical Matinee" presented by Sid Taylor Annual Subscription – £2 Admission is £1 per meeting including refreshments and a raffle For further information please contact Irene Collins on 0113 8055984 or Barry Abis on 07837 850 869

    title: Kosher Comedy Night (Ladies only)

    20 Jan 2015 | 20:00
    cost: £10
    contact: Helen Frais
    venue: Etz Chaim
    description: Makor invites ladies only to a night of fun at their Kosher Komedy Night with Ayelet from Yrushalayim. Book now at Makor Comedy Circuit helen@makor.co.uk / 0113 268 0899

    title: Adult Disco @ The Zone

    24 Jan 2015 | 20:00
    contact: Alexa Harris
    venue: The Zone
    description: Come to our first Adults Only Community Disco!!! Taking inspiration from children exasperated at their parents antics over table tennis at The Zone, an adult’s only fundraising event was created. AdultZonely is a night at The Zone, for adults (z)only! On Saturday 24 January 2015, the doors of The Zone will be open for adults to have some fun, just like the kids do every week. Tickets are £10 in advance (£12.50 on the door), there’ll be mouth-watering food from the café plus a variety of activities if you fancy your chances at table tennis or on the x-box. For further information and to buy your tickets please email info@1zone.org.uk. And remember – it’s for AdultZonely

    title: 70 Days for 70 Years Launch

    24 Jan 2015 | 19:45
    cost: Free
    contact: Any Shul Office
    venue: UHC
    description: An important opportunity for the Leeds community to begin the new project of Holocaust commemoration and education.

    title: The Legend of the Lodz Ghetto Children

    25 Jan 2015 | 19:30
    cost: £5
    contact: Wendy Tobias / Laurence Saffer
    venue: BHH Synagogue
    description: To Mark International Holocaust Memorial Day. "The Legend of the Lodz Ghetto Children" By Ian Vellins

    title: Holocaust Memorial Civic Event

    25 Jan 2015 | 14:00
    contact: N/A
    venue: Leeds Town Hall
    description: You are all invited to join the Lord Major of Leeds and hundreds of local people for an afternoon of commemoration in response to the international Holocaust Memorial Day theme of Keep the Memory Alive. This year's event includes an exhibition from Pyramid of Arts, a theatre performance by young people, a keynote speech from Adam Strikson (Teaching Fellow in Creative Writing at the University of Leeds and Trustee of 6 million +), candle lighting and a traditional Hebrew memorial prayer sung by the Chairman of Bradford Synagogue, Rudi Leavor. Free and open to all.

    title: The Library of Rescued Memories

    26 Jan 2015 | 00:00
    contact: Eva Frojmovic, Ph.D.
    venue: University of Leeds
    description: In conjunction with Holocaust Memorial Day 2015, the conference Transnational Holocaust Memory (http://arts.leeds.ac.uk/transnationalholocaustmemory/2015-conference/) and its accompanying exhibition “Germany’s Confrontation with the Holocaust in a Global Context”, the Centre for Jewish Studies will be showing another exhibition 26-27 January at the Centenary Gallery, Parkinson Bldg, University of Leeds: The Library of Rescued Memories: Photos and Stories from 15 Countries It was curated by Edward Serotta, of Centropa Central Europe Center for Research and Documentation, Vienna, on the basis of 1200 interviews recorded 2000-10 with elderly Jewish Holocaust survivors still living in Central and Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and the Balkans. The exhibition spans their experience of the whole 20th century: before, during, and after the Holocaust. The exhibition includes excerpts from their life stories in German and English, and some of their 22000 digitised photographs. More info - much more info - is on http://www.centropa.org/ and http://www.centropa.org/exhibition/linz-exhibition Please, if you have students, let them know. Let your own colleagues in your department know. Let your friends and family know. Let your schools know. I have seen the exhibition elsewhere - it is rivetting. Best wishes, Eva Eva Frojmovic, Ph.D. Centre for Jewish Studies

    title: Food for Thought

    27 Jan 2015 | 18:45
    contact: LJWB
    venue: MAZCC
    description: The LJWB invite you to Food For Thought…Please join them for a bite to eat @ 6.45pm, £13. Talk starts @ 7.45 pm £5. Come and find out about 'Israeli Science' presented by Makor & The ZF. Hear first-hand about some of the wonderful scientific research taking place in Israel. Definitely not just for biologists!

    title: Holocaust Memorial Day

    27 Jan 2015 | 00:00

    title: Israeli Film Club - Big Bad Wolves

    28 Jan 2015 | 19:30
    cost: £0
    contact: Or Nehushtan
    venue: Eldan room, MAZCC
    description: Quentin Tarantino called it "The Best Film of the Year" (2013)! A series of brutal murders puts the lives of three men on a collision course: The father of the latest victim now out for revenge, a vigilante police detective operating outside the boundaries of law, and the main suspect in the killings - a religious studies teacher arrested and released due to a police blunder.

    title: Holocaust Memorial Day in Kirklees

    28 Jan 2015 | 18:30
    contact: Community Heritage & Edu Team
    venue: Dewsbury Town Hall
    description: Mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz and the Srebrenica genocide in Bosnia, survivors, community and school groups will come together to step into someone else's shoes in a spirit of peace and cooperation.

    title: Etz Chaim Annual Malava Malka

    31 Jan 2015 | 19:30
    cost: £15
    contact: Claire Brown
    venue: Etz Chaim Synagogue
    description: Join us for a delicious supper and superb after-dinner speaker, Martin Goldman, Chief Crown Prosecutor of West Yorkshire and Humberside. Our Annual Malava Malka is a very popular event. Book early to avoid disappointment
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Cricket Match

The Winners's...Intra Shul cricket match of the year!


The beautiful scenery in West Yorkshire

Photography Exhibition

The community's first photography exhibition - course let by David Cole.