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Tu B’shevat – New Year for Trees February 2017

February 15, 2017  |  Posted by Admin  |  Comments Off on Tu B’shevat – New Year for Trees February 2017

Today our community had our first celebration of Tu B’shevat, the New Year for Trees, at Thorpe Hall Hospice, Peterborough. After a very brief service held indoors, members and guests braved the cold and rain to plant ...

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UN Interfaith Event at Peterborough Cathedral

February 15, 2017  |  Posted by Admin  |  Comments Off on UN Interfaith Event at Peterborough Cathedral

A great evening on Wednesday at the UN Children’s Day event at the Cathedral, organised by Peterborough Interfaith Council. Schools across the city teamed up with representatives of various faith groups to present ...

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HMD 2017

February 15, 2017  |  Posted by Admin  |  Comments Off on HMD 2017

‘How can life go on?’  It always does, but after major horrors such as the Holocaust, it cannot be the same as before.  The annual commemoration of Holocaust Memorial Day was held in Peterborough on 26 January, and...

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PLJC’s Silver Jubilee Celebration

December 11, 2016  |  Posted by Admin  |  Comments Off on PLJC’s Silver Jubilee Celebration

On Saturday 3rd December Peterborough Liberal Jewish Community (PLJC) hosted a fantastic special service to celebrate the 25th anniversary of affiliating the city’s Community to Liberal Judaism (LJ). We were fortunate ...

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Embracing Diversity for Interfaith Week

December 01, 2016  |  Posted by Admin  |  Comments Off on Embracing Diversity for Interfaith Week

On Thursday 24th November, as part of PLJC’s commitment to Interfaith, Vivienne joined speakers from other faith groups, including the Bishop of Peterborough, Sheikh Habib Faisal al-Kaff, a Muslim cleric from Jedd...

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PLJC Represented at Remembrance Parade

December 01, 2016  |  Posted by Admin  |  Comments Off on PLJC Represented at Remembrance Parade

PLJC had one its own members, Bill who is ex-forces himself, lay a wreath on behalf of the community at this years Remembrance parade in Peterborough.  ” It was an honour and privilege to represent our community ...

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Cambridgeshire Constabulary Multi-Cultural Event

November 30, 2016  |  Posted by Admin  |  Comments Off on Cambridgeshire Constabulary Multi-Cultural Event

PLJC were among those invited to a multi-cultural community event hosted by Assistant Chief Constable Nav Malik at Cambridgeshire Constabulary headquarters in Hinchingbrooke on September 14th. The aim of the evening was ...

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Everyone loves cheesecake…

July 05, 2016  |  Posted by Admin  |  Comments Off on Everyone loves cheesecake…

The community celebrated Shavuot this year by starting off with a cheesecake competition that everyone enthusiastically judged by tasting all the delicious entries! This was also Rabbi Sandras last official event with us...

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Communal Seder 2016

July 05, 2016  |  Posted by Admin  |  Comments Off on Communal Seder 2016

A great evening was enjoyed by all when over 30 people came along to PLJC’s communal seder this weekend, with one of our eldest members performing the candle lighting and blessing and one of our youngest singing th...

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The Cheder Group trip to the Foodbank

April 10, 2016  |  Posted by Admin  |  Comments Off on The Cheder Group trip to the Foodbank

The cheder group had a very successful trip to the Peterborough Foodbank on Friday, where they delivered their Purim matanot l’evyonim , and were given a tour of the facility. Over 50 kilos of food was donated R...

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