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    title: Simon & Garfunkel

    01 Apr 2015 | 20:00
    cost: £15
    contact: Makor
    venue: Leeds College of Music
    description: Tickets flying out for The Simon & Garfunkel Story, 1st April at The Venue, Leeds College of Music. Only two weeks to go! Make sure you’ve got yours! Following its run in London’s West End, the JFest International Season brings you the UK’s biggest and most successful Simon and Garfunkel Theatre Show. This constantly sold out UK tour receives standing ovations at every performance! Starring Dean Elliot, leading actor from the West End, Olivier award nominated for musical ‘Buddy’, the show uses huge projection photos, original film footage and a live band performing all of the hits including 'Mrs Robinson', 'Cecilia', 'Homeward Bound', ‘The Sound of Silence’, ‘The Boxer’ and many more. Get your tickets fast as this is an evening not to be missed! "Fantastic” - BBC Radio 2. "Authentic and Exciting” - The Stage “Wow – You sound uncanny!” – Mike Read, Radio 1 DJ www.thesimonandgarfunkelstory.com Tickets from Makor: 0113 2680899/info@makor.co.uk
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    title: Jewish Heritage in West Yorkshire

    12 Apr 2015 | 11:00
    contact: Nigel Grizzard
    venue: Cartwright Hall Art Gallery
    description: Join the exciting walking tours following Jewish Heritage in West Yorkshire and explore Jewish Bradford: The Merchant's Villas, the Synagogues and the Kindertransport Hostel We will meet outside Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Lister Park Bradford, BD9 4NS at 11.00 This very popular tour takes us through the historic streets of Heaton and Manningham. You will hear the stories of the German Jewish Merchants who came to build Bradford in the Victorian era, the Russian and Polish Jews who followed them and the refugees from the Nazis who made a new home in the city. You will also be updated about current issues in Bradford. All tours last approximately one and a half hours and cost £5 per person. The leader for the tours is Nigel Grizzard, a well known commentator and guide on Jewish life in Yorkshire. To book your place email: bradfordjewish@gmail.com If you can't make the date and would like to organise a tour or a talk for your own group or organisation please email and we'll happily arrange your own special event. We work with journalists, heritage groups and organisations who want to see particular facets of life in urban West Yorkshire. We look forward to meeting you, Nigel Grizzard bradfordjewish@gmail.com
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    title: BHH Leisure Club

    13 Apr 2015 | 14:00
    cost: £1
    contact: Barry Abis
    venue: BHH Synagogue
    description: "An afternoon with Laurel & Hardy" presented by Mel Reuben & Neil Brooks. 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: Modern Jewish Composers

    13 Apr 2015 | 20:00
    contact: Malcolm Sender
    venue: UHC Synagogue
    description: The Jewish Historical Society of England Leeds branch invite you to hear Dr Malcolm Miller lead a joint meeting with BB music society and modern Jewish composers.

    title: How do we remember the Holocaust?

    13 Apr 2015 | 19:30
    cost: Free
    contact: education@sinaisynagogue.org.uk or 0113 2665256
    venue: Sinai Synagogue
    description: Professor Griselda Pollock asks the question How do we remember the Holocaust in the era when there will soon be no witnesses left?
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    title: Yom HaSho'a - Community's Commemoration Event

    15 Apr 2015 | 20:00
    cost: £0
    contact: Helan Frais & Or Nehushtan
    venue: Etz Chaim Synagogue - main hall
    description: After Antisemitism has reared its ugly head this past year, more ferociously than it ever has since the end of WWII, it is more important than ever for us to commemorate what happened to 6 million of our people and remind ourselves of the importance of such events for future generations
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    title: W4Wlunch

    16 Apr 2015 | 12:00
    contact: Dianne Lyons
    venue: MAZCC
    description: Women 4 Welfare invite you to join them for tea with Dame Stephanie Shirley - Passionate, Determined, Inspirational. Kindertransport child refugee, successful IT entrepeneur, philanthropist and workplace revolutionary £20 including refreshments To reserve your place for this inspirational talk please contact Dianne Lyons | 07855 386022 or email deelyons16@gmail.com

    title: "In Hiding" - The true story of author Peter Hein

    16 Apr 2015 | 19:30
    cost: Free
    contact: education@sinaisynagogue.org.uk or 0113 2665256
    venue: Sinai Synagogue
    description: In commemoration of Yom HaShoah, Dr Dolf Mogendorff presents excerpts from Peter Hein's recent book, "In Hiding", not yet available in English.
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    title: Anne Frank Wizo ~ Coffee Morning

    19 Apr 2015 | 11:00
    contact: Carol Gold
    venue: TBC

    title: A Date with the Stars

    19 Apr 2015 | 14:00
    cost: £5
    contact: Barry Abis
    venue: BHH Synagogue
    description: "Yankee Doodle Dandy" with James Cagney. Over 2 hours of fabulous entertainment on screen, including refreshments.

    title: An Evening with Daniel Lassman

    19 Apr 2015 | 19:00
    cost: £15
    contact: Darren
    venue: The Vibe Room, North Leeds Village Resort
    description: An evening with Daniel Lassman of The Apprentice 2014 Chinese Buffet from Pagoda! Sunday 19th April 2015 7-9pm Tickets £15 in advance Ages 21-35

    title: Election Hustings

    19 Apr 2015 | 19:45
    contact: BHH Office
    venue: BHH Synagogue
    description: The LJRC and the BHH Cultural Committee invites you to Election Hustings! Have your chance to put your questions to those seeking your vote. Fabian Hamilton MP (Labour) Simon Wilson (Conservative) Aqila Choudhry (Lib Dem) Warren Hendon (UKIP) In the Chair Sue Baker MBE, JP, DL A nominal £3.00 including refreshments after the event. Please email questions you wish to put to saffer4@msn.com. Please advise the BHH office [2692181] of your attendance for security purposes and to assist in catering arrangements. Thank you.

    title: Jewish Heritage in West Yorkshire

    19 Apr 2015 | 11:00
    contact: Nigel Grizzard
    venue: Huddersfield Railway Station
    description: Join the exciting walking tours following Jewish Heritage in West Yorkshire and hear the story of Huddersfield's Jewish Community: Politics, Textles and Rugby League, the Story of the Jews of Huddersfield We meet by the statue of Harold Wilson outside Huddersfield Railway Station, St George's Square, Huddersfield, HD1 1JB at 11.00 Hear the story of Huddersfield's Jewish Community who were involved in poltics, textiles, rugby league, and many other aspects of life in the town. We will visit historic sites, hear how Jewish holidays were celebrated and you will get a chance to see the historic alleys that crisscross the town centre. All tours last approximately one and a half hours and cost £5 per person. The leader for the tours is Nigel Grizzard, a well known commentator and guide on Jewish life in Yorkshire. To book your place email: bradfordjewish@gmail.com If you can't make the date and would like to organise a tour or a talk for your own group or organisation please email and we'll happily arrange your own special event. We work with journalists, heritage groups and organisations who want to see particular facets of life in urban West Yorkshire. We look forward to meeting you, Nigel Grizzard bradfordjewish@gmail.com
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    title: Yom HaZikaron - Community's Commemoration Evening

    21 Apr 2015 | 19:30
    cost: £0
    contact: Or Nehushtan
    venue: Etz Chaim Synagogue - main hall
    description: With 70 more names added to Israel's list of names this past summer and unfortunately even more in terrible terrorist attacks, we dedicate this evening to honour their memories.
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    title: Yom HaAtzmau't!

    22 Apr 2015 | 19:30
    contact: Or Nehushtan; Helen Frais
    venue: City Varieties Music Hall
    description: Celebrating Israel's 67th Birthday!
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    title: Jewish Heritage in West Yorkshire

    26 Apr 2015 | 11:00
    contact: Nigel Grizzard
    venue: Merrion Centre
    description: Join the exciting walking tours following Jewish Heritage in West Yorkshire and explore Jewish Leeds: the City Centre and the Leylands We meet at the Wade Lane entrance to the Merrion Centre LS2 8NH at 11.00 We will visit Jewish sites in Leeds City Centre and then go to the Leylands, the former Jewish area where at the beginning of the twentieth century, the majority of Leeds Jews lived. You will see the last remaining signs of the Jewish presence in downtown Leeds. All tours last approximately one and a half hours and cost £5 per person. The leader for the tours is Nigel Grizzard, a well known commentator and guide on Jewish life in Yorkshire. To book your place email: bradfordjewish@gmail.com If you can't make the date and would like to organise a tour or a talk for your own group or organisation please email and we'll happily arrange your own special event. We work with journalists, heritage groups and organisations who want to see particular facets of life in urban West Yorkshire. We look forward to meeting you, Nigel Grizzard bradfordjewish@gmail.com
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    title: BHH Leisure Club

    27 Apr 2015 | 14:00
    cost: £1
    contact: Barry Abis
    venue: BHH Synagogue
    description: "Famous Jews in showbiz Part 1" presented by Barry Abis. 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
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    title: Aviva WIZO Coffee Morning

    28 Apr 2015 | 10:00
    contact: Cynthia Tolkin
    venue: Private Home
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