Philippa Lester and Phil Goldstone from MILIM joined club mascot Ronnie the Rhino and young learners from the Foundation's Inspiring Champions Programme to help launch the event
Leeds Rhinos Foundation will be supporting the MILIM Story Leeds Jewish Literature Festival on the 13th March by hosting and audience with award winning author Tony Collins in the Premier Suite in Headingley Carnegie Stadium.
The festival, taking place at venues across the city throughout March, will include a number of speakers on a variety of subjects with Tony Collins providing a talk on Rugby League and the Jewish Community: A Short History of a Long Relationship.
This year's event is the second Festival of Jewish Words for All in Leeds, building on the success of last year's Festival with the 2017 programme offering another wide choice of speakers and topics covering books, drama, poetry and the spoken word.
Tony Collins, is Professor of History at De Montford University and the author of several books on the history of rugby league and sport in general, most recently The Oval World: A Global History Of Rugby (Bloomsbury 2015) which won the 2016 Aberdare Prize for Sports History Book of the Year. He is also on the steering committee of the National Rugby League Museum project.
Tickets for the event are priced at £7.50 for adults and £5 for students and under 18s. To book contact Kate.Lightfoot@leedsrhinosfoundation.org
or visit http://www.milim.org.uk/#events