We are delighted to invite you to celebrate 


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 We're delighted to invite you to


 2.30pm Dr. Israel Sandman, British Library

 3.15pm Rabbi Eli Brackman, Oxford University Chabad Society

'The Gastor Tanya at the British Library: A textual history of a Jewish 19th century mystical work'

4pm Professor Jean Baumgarten

'The Sefer ha-Minhagim (Venice 1593) by Shimon Guenzburg and its dissemination in the Ashkenazi communities'

Jean Baumgarten, researcher in Paris and at the Oxford Center for Hebrew and Jewish Studies (OCHJS, University of Oxford), has written articles and books on the Old Yiddish literature, the history of the Jewish book, and the cultural history of the Ashkenazi Jewry during the early modern period. 

Sunday, 11 Dec, 2.30pm-5pm

Lunch from 1pm

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

More speakers to be confirmed.

RSVP for lunch and lecture handouts in advance.

All welcome!


MenorahBroad St.jpeg GRAND 12ft MENORAH LIGHTING on BROAD ST

Join us for the second night of Chanukah lighting of the grand 12ft Menorah on Broad St with 

Guest of Honour

The Lord Mayor of Oxford Councillor Delia Sinclair 


Light & Fire Show with Juggling John

Doughnuts * Latkes * Hot chocolate * Klezmer Music by Matthew Faulk

Monday, 19 Dec, 5pm

At Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 (opposite Sheldonian Theatre)

To RSVP, click here or just come along. 

Dedicated to the memory of Oxford Jewish community member, the late Oxford City Councillor and Fellow of Balliol College, Dr. Mike Woodin.  Kindly supported by Martin Stern and Family.


Donuts-2-1542639436.jpgThe grand Menorah lighting on Broad St will be followed by 


Monday, 19 Dec, 5.45pm - 7.30pm

* Falafel bar

* Klezmer music by Matthew Faulk

* Latke cook off - compete in a fun filled Chanukah event to see who can create the best latke

* Dreidel games

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

Click here to RSVP for Chanukah Party

All are welcome!



Please join us for Chanukah on Ice - Chanukah Party & Ice Skating @ Oxford Ice Rink!

Thursday, 22 Dec, Chanukah Party 12.30pm, ice skating 1.30pm-4pm

Cost for ice skating: £11.60.   Juniors under 17:  £8.20.

Chanukah party - in the party room: £4 per person

At the Oxford Ice Rink, Oxpens Road, Oxford, OX1 1RX

Click here for booking form.

All are welcome!



 Friday, 23 Dec, 7.30pm

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

 RSVP: [email protected]

 All are welcome!


MenorahHappyChanukah.jpgGiant Menorah Lighting Every Night of Chanukah

On Broad Street, opposite Sheldonian Theatre 

Sunday - Sunday, 18 Dec - 25 Dec, 5pm

Friday, 3pm

Saturday 6pm 

Doughnuts served 


Chanukah Menorah and Candles

The Chabad Society has in stock Chanukiot / Menorah and candles. Please email [email protected] or come by the Slager Jewish student centre, 61 George St: Mon-Thurs, 12pm-2pm. 


Wishing you a happy Chanukah!