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Nigel Grizzard, originally from North East London, has lived in Leeds for many years. He is the Jewish Heritage Guide for Yorkshire (when tours are allowed) and enjoys working with people to help them find their roots.
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Rosh Hashana 5781

Nigel Grizzard reflects on the new and improved Rosh Hashana services this year. What were my abiding memories of Rosh Hashanah as a child growing up in Woodford Green, Essex? Full shuls and long services that finished around two o’clock in the afternoon. Fifty years on in Leeds, things have not improved much. Schlep it […]

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Davening during the Pandemic

 I am a regular shul goer and wherever I am I try to attend services. On a Shabbat I’m usually in shul and on a Sunday morning at home in Leeds I head for the 8.00 a.m. minyan. The pandemic has put a stop to all that.   But since 22nd March 22, I have been a member of a virtual community led by the Reverend Albert Chait of the United Hebrew Congregation […]

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