Liverpool

Liverpool's Harold House closure warning

By Leon Symons, April 15, 2010

Harold House, Liverpool's Jewish community centre, faces temporary closure unless it can raise £100,000.

The centre is due to move into the new King David schools complex under construction on a neighbouring site and IS scheduled to open in September 2011.

But Harold House chief executive Stephen Simpson warned that the centre cannot continue until then without a cash influx.

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Princes' Road synagogue receives Heritage funding

By Robyn Rosen, February 25, 2010

The historic Princes Road Synagogue in Liverpool has received £71,000 from English Heritage towards the restoration of its roof and the surrounding stairwell area.

Princes Road, the only Grade I listed synagogue outside of London, received the money as part of a £15.7 million distribution to places of worship through English Heritage and the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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MP slams ‘Zionist conspiracy’ attack on Labour candidate

By Martin Bright, February 11, 2010

A senior Jewish Labour MP in Liverpool has called on activists in the party to end an anti-Zionist campaign of vilification against Luciana Berger, who was selected as the party’s candidate in the Wavertree constituency of the city last month.

Louise Ellman, chair of the Transport Select Committee, accused veteran MP Peter Kilfoyle of indulging in a “conspiracy theory” by making an issue of Ms Berger’s job as director of Labour Friends of Israel.

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Last Liverpool kosher caterer ends kashrut

February 4, 2010

The last Liverpool-based kosher caterer has relinquished its kashrut licence.

Marcos Catering, established in 1990, will henceforth cater small events on an unlicensed basis. Director Phil Marco said the expansion of a non-kosher noodle bar with his two sons did not sit with a kosher enterprise.

“I don’t think there will be anyone taking over kosher catering in Liverpool — the community isn’t big enough. Our biggest business has been in Manchester.”

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JSoc gives Mersey campus a reboot

By Dina Rickman, January 28, 2010

After years of decline, Liverpool’s Jewish student community is celebrating one of its most successful years by welcoming the return of an old favourite — Booze for Jews.

JSoc co-chairs Mickey Pearl and Gemma Nathan have seen membership numbers double this year.

Second-year law student Mickey said: “JSoc had declined a lot but we wanted it to go back to how it had been before — active and with a reputation as a great university for Jewish people.”

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LFI's Luciana Berger to seek election in Liverpool

By Martin Bright, January 28, 2010

The director of Labour Friends of Israel has been chosen as the party’s parliamentary candidate for Liverpool Wavertree.

Luciana Berger, 28, who is seen as a one of Labour’s rising stars, will stand in the seat currently held by Jane Kennedy, who has been the constituency MP for 18 years.

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Liverpool: We won't sell Benayoun

By Danny Caro, January 27, 2010

Liverpool have today dismissed reports that Israel midfielder Yossi Benayoun will join Dynamo Moscow.

The Russian club have made a £7 million offer for Benayoun and are understood to be offering him a three-year contract, with the option of a fourth year, on terms of about £40,000 a week.

And although Dynamo claim that they agreed personal terms Benayoun’s agent, a Liverpool spokesman confirmed: “The player is not for sale, it's as simple as that.”

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Chidwell Synagogue Mikvah

Category: Mikvahs
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Broad Green Cemetery

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Long Lane Cemetery

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