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Opening of the First Mikvah in Oxford in over 700 years

Opening of the First Mikvah in Oxford in over 700 years

Over 150 people attended the grand opening ceremony of the Oxford Mikvah, built by Chabad of Oxford on the site of the Oxford Chabad House. The state-of-the-art Mikvah, which cost over £250,000 to build from scratch, took over 6 years of planning and construction and was formally opened on June 12 by the Chief Rabbi of Israel, Rabbi Yona Metzger, who flew in especially for the event.

 

The event was attended by many dignitaries and leading rabbis, including Dayan Menachem Gelly, Head of the London Beth Din, Rabbi Nachman Sudak, Head of Lubavitch UK, the Lord Mayor of Oxford Cllr. Susannah Pressel, city councillors, members of the Jewish community and students. As the Mikvah… Read More »

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