The impact of the Holocaust in the Lancaster district

This booklet was produced for Holocaust Memorial Day 2015. The theme that year was ‘keep the memory alive’. It was edited by Fiona Frank, working with Liz Neat and Josh Durham. Thanks to all our contributors. Click on the ‘pop out’ arrow on the top right of the file to read a full size copy. 

Holocaust Memorial Day 2021

Lancaster and Morecambe are marking Holocaust Memorial Day 2021 with a week of activities. Here’s the poster, below. Everyone is welcome. Full details of all the events and booking links on More Music in Morecambe’s website.

Communal seder

Lancaster and Lakes Jewish Community (in partnership with Lancashire and Cumbria Jewish Community and Lancaster University Jsoc) invites you to join us for theSecond Seder Nighton Saturday 23 April 2016at Lancaster University Chaplaincy Centre Jewish RoomsStarts 7.30 p.m.(candle lighting at 9.30 p.m.) Please bring a fishy or vegetarian contribution for the festive meal(main course or desert)Bring […]

AGM 2016

The AGM of Lancaster and Lakes Jewish Community will take place on Thursday 25th February 2016 at 1.30  p.m. at the Jewish Rooms, Lancaster University Chaplaincy Centre. There will be refreshments (bagels cream cheese smoked salmon, please let me know if you need a vegan or gluten free option).  All members and other interested people are welcome.   […]

AGM 2015

Latest news on Mon 13th April from Lancaster and Lakes Jewish Community –  At our AGM in February 2015 we have appointed a new committee:  Chair Naomi TadmorSecretary Fiona FrankTreasurer Adrienne WallmanHavura Organiser Robbie SmithCommittee Naomi Jacobs, Ben Niemark.  A vote of thanks was given to our departing treasurer Rachel Fligelstone and our chair […]

High Holy Days Services 2014 / 5775

Services for the High Holy Days will take place in the Jewish rooms at the Chaplaincy of Lancaster University. Services will be led by Rabbi Dr Robert Ash using the recently published Machzor of Liberal Judaism. Erev Rosh Hashanah Wednesday 24 September 7.00 p.m. Rosh Hashanah Morning Thursday 25 September 11.00 a.m.(please bring vegetarian/fish fare […]

Jewish life in Lancaster

A Kol Nidre (erev Yom Kippur) service preceded by a pre-fast meal at Lancaster University Chaplaincy Centre Jewish Rooms. During the autumn we will be running bagel brunches, evening outings, and all kinds of things – based around the university and the city.Contact for all info and to book in for the meal and/or […]

Klezmer night

Klezmer Music, Dance and Story-TellingSat 11th December 2010 An evening Klezmer dance with a Yiddish story-teller at The Gregson Community and Arts Centre, Moorgate, Moor Lane, Lancaster LA1 3PR 7.30 p.m. – 11.00 p.m. Klezmer dance, with the Klatsch, callersJudith Plowman and Sue Cooper, with interval entertainment fromspell-binding Yiddish storyteller Shonaleigh – official consort to […]

Lancaster and Lakes JC News November 2009

In this edition:reportback on our Klezmer dance, Havura on 15th November at Pine Lake Resort, Carnforth, and Chanukah Party on Wednesday 16th December [**SORRY – NOT 15TH DECEMBER AS IN THE EMAIL!**] at the Gregson, Malcolm Weisman visiting Lancaster at lunchtime on Thursday 12th November. A possible Student Friday night meal – to be confirmed […]

Use your vote on 4th June

Nick Griffin, the leader of the British National Party (BNP) is standing for election to the European Parliament in the North West region, which includes our district. Because of the way the voting system works, if there is a low turnout there is a strong chance he will get in and get thousands of pounds […]