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We are delighted to present a selection of interesting lectures related to the Jewish festival of Passover by leading scholars in their field delivered at the Oxford University Chabad Society's Slager Jewish Student Centre. To view the full collection of over 400 lectures visit:  www.oxfordjewishlectures.com

Pammy Brenner

'Haggadah in Yiddish

Translation'

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Dr. Kinga Dévényi 

University of Budapest

'The Kaufmann Hebraica

collection of Budapest:

The 14th c. Kaufmann

Haggadah’

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Irvin Ungar

‘Arthur Szyk

and the

Art of the Haggadah’

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Brian Deutsch

‘The role of

women

in Passover’

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Dr. Sergey Bogdanov

 'How the laws of the

Paschal offering are

related to the laws of

the Passover Seder

in its present form'

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Dr. Paul Mandel 

Schechter Institute

'Why are these questions

different from all

other questions?

The seder night

according to early

Mishnah manuscripts'

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Dr Hallel Baitner

Oxford

'The Haggadah:

Between the

Exodus and the

Paschal Sacrifice'

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'Leaving Egypt Every Day:

A Classic Chabad Teaching'

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'The Tzemach Tzedek

and the Jewish Philosophic

Tradition: An overview

of the work

Sefer Hachakirah'

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'The Image of

Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai:

The interplay of Halacha

and Kabbalah in the

thought of Rabbi Shimon'

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Dr. Naftali Loewenthal

University College London

Meir Wachs

Oxford

'Chad Gadya:

its origins

and interpretations '

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'Rashi on the Haggadah

in the

supercommentary of

Rabbi Menachem M.

Schneerson'

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'The Legumes Passover

Controversy'

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'The unconditional

promise of the

Exodus

Must a prophecy

come true?

Can G‑d retract a

promise?

Exploring Maimonides'

Mishneh Torah

in manuscript.'

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‘Remembering the

Exodus daily

according to Hebrew

manuscripts at

Oxford and the

Tanya manuscript

at the British Library’

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Rabbi Eli Brackman 

Oxford University

Chabad Society

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 'Passover:

Embracing the

Challenge of

"Jewish Carnality"'

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'The Single Reality of G‑d:

Monism in the thought

of the

Lubavitcher Rebbe

Divine monism

and creation:

the paradox of otherness,

human existence,

and freedom of choice'

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'Jewish High Holidays as

mystical journey'

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Dr. Israel Sandman

University College London  

'The Exodus:

The Long View'

Rabbi Alex Goldberg

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'The Blood Libel

Through the Ages:

Hate propaganda

and its impact on the

collective unconscious

Beginning with the Norwich

libel of 1144, the blood libel

was repeated again

and again, becoming

a classic model of

strategic propaganda.'

Esther Shallan

Oxford Brookes University

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'The Cairo Genizah:

Its history and importance'

Dr. Roni Shweke

Oxford 

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'The Importance of Jewish

Pride' 

Lord Michael Levy

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' Perspectives on the Binding

of Isaac'

According to the Midrash,

the binding of Isaac took

place on Passover 

Steven Zimmer

Oxford 

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