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We're delighted to present a programme of interesting lectures, Friday night Shabbat and festival dinners and events for the summer and High Holidays 2018

PROGRAMME:

Friday Night Shabbat Dinner

Every Friday throughout the summer at 7.30pm

At Chabad House, 75 Cowley Road, Oxford, OX4 1HR

Class on Jewish mysticism by Rabbi Eli at 7pm

RSVP: info@oxfordchabad.org 

All are welcome! 

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Shabbat Lunch

Every Saturday at 1.30pm

Ethics of the Fathers with Rabbi Eli at 8pm

At Chabad House, 75 Cowley Road, Oxford, OX4 1HR

All are welcome! 

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Cowley Road Carnival

Come by the Oxford Chabad Society stall with an exhibition about the history of the Jews of South East England at the Cowley Road carnival outside Chabad House, 75 Cowley Road, Oxford, OX4 1HR

Sunday, 1 July, 11-5pm

Outside Chabad House, 75 Cowley Road, Oxford, OX4 1HR 

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Dr. Tsur Shafir

Researcher, Harry and Gertrude Landy Study of Prayer, Prayer Books and Jewish Culture, Tel Aviv University, Israel

'The 12th century Ashkenazic Siddur of Corpus Christi College'

Tuesday, 3 July, 8pm

Slager Jewish student centre, 61 George Street, Oxford, OX1 2BQ

All are welcome! 

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We're delighted to invite you to an evening of Jewish studies by visiting scholars 

Dr. Michal Sternthal 

Michal Sternthal is the Head of the Section of Hebrew Illuminated Manuscripts and Printed Books, Hebrew University Jerusalem.

'Hebrew Laminated Manuscripts: The Medieval Regenburg Pentateuch '

Rabbi Dr. Haim Perlmutter

Haim Perlmutter has a M.A. in Jewish Education from Touro College, Jerusalem, and is in the process of finishing his Doctoral studies at Bar Ilan University, Israel.  His focus is on the Middle Class during the times of the Mishnah in Roman Palestine. He is author of Author of "Grow With Gemara" and "Tools for Tosafos."

'The Jewish Narrative and the Reason for the Destruction of the Second Temple' 

Tuesday, 10 July, 8pm 

Buffet reception 7pm

Slager Jewish student centre, 61 George Street, Oxford, OX1 2BQ   

All are welcome!

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Rabbi Prof. Yitzhak Kraus

Yitzhak Kraus is Professor at the Midrasha, branch of The Ludwig and Erica Jesselson Institute for Advanced Torah Studies in Bar-Ilan University. In the last four years he was the President of Herzog Academic College (2010-2014). Until 2010 he was the head of the Midrasha for Women, at where He served as Deputy-Head of the Midrasha since 1994. He was the head of the Jewish Thought Program at Orot College in Elkana, and previously lectured in Bar-Ilan’s Basic Jewish Studies program.  Rabbi Prof. Kraus obtained his Ph.D. degree in philosophy from Bar-Ilan University. He also holds Semicha (rabbinical ordination) after studying in Yeshivat Kerem B’Yavne (in the framework of the Hesder program) and Ateret Kohanim for twelve years. Rabbi Prof. Kraus served as rabbi of community in Givahat Shmuel.  He is the author of "The Seventh – Messianism in the Last Generation of Habad" (2009).

'The Chabad Movement in the Twentieth Century'

Tuesday, 17 July, 8pm 

Slager Jewish student centre, 61 George Street, Oxford, OX1 2BQ   

All are welcome!

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Tisha B'Av - Fast of Av

Saturday, 21 July-Sunday, 22 July

Meal before the fast: 8pm at Chabad House, 75 Cowley Road, Oxford, OX4 1HR

Fast begins 9.06pm 

Followed by Lamentations at Slager Jewish student centre, 61 George Street, Oxford, OX1 2BQ

Morning service: 9am at Slager Jewish student centre, 61 George Street, Oxford, OX1 2BQ

Afternoon service: 7pm at Slager Jewish student centre, 61 George Street, Oxford, OX1 2BQ

Break the Fast: 9.51pm at Chabad House, 75 Cowley Road, Oxford, OX4 1HR

RSVP for meals: info@oxfordchabad.org 

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The Leo Melamed Yiddish Lecture Series

Professor Gennady Estraikh

'Jewish and Yiddish Scholarship in Post-Stalinist Soviet Union'

Gennady Estraikh is Clinical Associate Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies; Rauch Associate Professor of Yiddish Studies, at the Skirball Department of Judaic and Hebrew Studies, New York University. His research is on the Jewish intellectual history in the 19th and 20th centuries with an accent on Yiddish literary milieus. 

Tues, 21 Aug, 8pm 

Slager Jewish student centre, 61 George Street, Oxford, OX1 2BQ 

All are welcome! 

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Pre High Holidays Yom Limmud - Seminar in Jewish Studies 

Programme: 

Dr. Naftali Loewenthal

University College London's Hebrew and Jewish Studies Department

'Judaism and the Theory of Evolution'

Dr. Israel Sandman

University College London's Hebrew and Jewish Studies Department

Rabbi Eli Brackman,  Oxford University Chabad Society 

Slager Jewish student centre, 61 George Street, Oxford, OX1 2BQ

Sunday, 2 September, 2-6pm 

Slager Jewish student centre, 61 George Street, Oxford, OX1 2BQ    

More speakers to be confirmed.

All are welcome! 

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We warmly invite you and your family to join us for

Rosh Hashana Jewish New Year Festive Dinner

Festive delicious dinner with all the traditional foods including tzimmes, pomegranate chicken, round homebaked challah and much more.

Sunday, 9 September, 7.30pm

At Slager Jewish student centre, 61 George Street, Oxford, OX1 2BQ

RSVP: info@oxfordchabad.org

All are welcome!

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Rosh Hashana High Holidays Service

Guest Chazzan Dovid Brackman

1st Day of Rosh Hashana: Monday, 10 September, 10am

2nd Day of Rosh Hashana: Tuesday, 11 September, 10am 

At Slager Jewish student centre, 61 George Street, Oxford, OX1 2BQ

All are welcome! 

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Yom Kippur - Day of Atonement

Tuesday, 18 September

Meal before the Fast: 5pm

Fast begins: 7.09pm 

Kol Nidrei Service: 7.15pm

Yom Kippur morning service: 10am

Neilah closing prayer: 5pm 

Followed by

Festive Break the Fast: 8.01pm

At Slager Jewish student centre, 61 George Street, Oxford, OX1 2BQ

RSVP for pre and post fast meals: info@oxfordchabad.org 

All are welcome! 

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Sukkot Festival Dinner

Sunday, 23 September, 7.30pm

At Chabad House Sukkah, 75 Cowley Road, Oxford, OX4 1HR

All are welcome! 

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Shmini Atzeret 8th Night Festival Dinner

Sunday, 30 September, 7.30pm

At Chabad House Sukkah, 75 Cowley Road, Oxford, OX4 1HR

RSVP: info@oxfordchabad.org 

All are welcome! 

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Simchat Torah Celebration

Monday, 1 Oct, 7.30pm

At Slager Jewish student centre, 61 George Street, Oxford, OX1 2BQ

All are welcome! 

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High Holiday Appeal

Please kindly join our High Holiday appeal in support of the important work of Chabad of Oxford by making a donation at: www.oxfrodchabad.org/donate

Thank you very much!

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Looking forward to seeing you! 

Oxford Chabad Society 

Www.oxfordchabad.org