Reliving the Trauma of Combat Situations in the Army, Sam Goodriche Speaks Out About PTSD.

Raising awareness of combat trauma following Israeli army service, ex IDF soldier, Sam Goodriche, founder of charity, ‘Soul Talk’, comes to Leeds this November. Imagine…. you have experienced combat – you are trained to defend your country and then released into civilian life. Upon release, you start to relive traumas with no real opportunity toContinue reading “Reliving the Trauma of Combat Situations in the Army, Sam Goodriche Speaks Out About PTSD.”

A Fascinating Documentary and Q & A with Film Director : ‘A LETTER FROM LONDON’

New Documentary exploring Britain’s central role in the creation of Israel Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see documentary ‘A Letter from London’. Exploring Britain’s central role in the creation of Israel and the reasons why Britain promised a “Homeland for Jews”, the film demonstrates how multiple strands came together miraculously at the right time for Britain andContinue reading “A Fascinating Documentary and Q & A with Film Director : ‘A LETTER FROM LONDON’”

Leeds Jewish Archive

The Leeds Jewish Archive In 2010, the Leeds Jewish community celebrated the 150th anniversary of the first custom built synagogue in Leeds. To commemorate this and leave a legacy for Leeds’ rich Jewish history, Makor Jewish Culture launched the search for Leeds archive material. They also conducted many interviews with people whose families were longContinue reading “Leeds Jewish Archive”

Taste Your Way Around The World With the Leeds Food & Flavours Festival!

Get ready for a unique culinary experience! The wonderful diverse communities of Leeds invite you to sample tastings of their delicious traditional recipes and exchange cultural dialogue.  There will be East African, Greek, Gujarati, Jewish, Lithuanian, Punjabi, Thai, Cameroon and Zimbabwean foods on offer just to name but a few. This winter tasting festival notContinue reading “Taste Your Way Around The World With the Leeds Food & Flavours Festival!”

Sculptor to the Royals and World Celebs sculpts bust of Holocaust Survivor, Arek Hersch MBE, live at the MAZCC this October

  A Rare Artistic Experience! Internationally Renowned Sculptor, Frances Segelman, will sculpt bust of Arek Hersh, Leeds Holocaust Survivor, live, Sunday October 1st, 2pm at the MAZCC, 311 Stonegate Road, Leeds. Sculptor to the Royals and personalities from the world of entertainment, politics and sport, Frances Segelman, will create a live sculpture of Holocaust survivor,Continue reading “Sculptor to the Royals and World Celebs sculpts bust of Holocaust Survivor, Arek Hersch MBE, live at the MAZCC this October”

Three Big Days For The Leeds Jewish Community

Dear friends, We look forward to seeing you at the following key community events: Venues, booking and registration with Makor: info@makor.co.uk; 0113-2680899   Yom Hasho’a – Israel’s Holocaust Memorial Day, set on the date of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising – April 24, 7.30pm With Chazan Albi Chait and the UHC choir, the Zone’s film aboutContinue reading “Three Big Days For The Leeds Jewish Community”

Poignant, Powerful Israeli Drama this March

KNOCK KNOCK Following a successful two week run in London, KNOCK KNOCK arrives to Leeds on 16th March as part of the JFest International Season. Niv Petel’s stunning solo show draws back the thick curtain of politics in the Middle East to celebrate the life, laughter, joy and love of a mother and her only son,Continue reading “Poignant, Powerful Israeli Drama this March”