Celebrate Purim 1 

We are delighted to present  

PURIM CELEBRATIONS @ OXFORD CHABAD 2021

 Programme:

 

Hamentashen

Pre - Purim HAMANTASCH BAKE

Monday, 15 Feb, 6PM

Please join us for a fun evening gearing up for Purim making the best festive treats - Hamantaschen! Your kit will include ingredients for making Hamantashen dough (enough for 24) and a variety of traditional and on trend fillings! Looking forward to seeing you there!

Please email [email protected] for a google form to book your event kit

Zoom Meeting ID: 818 9012 9896

Passcode: purim

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PRE-PURIM: SUGAR SCRUBS, SOAPS & MASKS Masks - Muchnik

Sat, 20 Feb, 8-9:30PM 

Oxford University Chabad Society invites you to an evening leading up to the festival behind the mask: Purim! Pamper yourself and make homemade natural soaps, scrubs and masks that will pick you up long after the zoom is over!

The cost of the event is £6 per person, £4 per student, please paypal [email protected] or Bank transfer: Chabad of Oxford, Acct no. 50523805, SC 542123

Zoom Meeting ID: 818 9012 9896
Passcode: purim

Please email [email protected] for a google form to book your event kit

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Screenshot 2021-02-11 at 17.27.06.png Pre-Purim Seminar in Jewish Studies - Yom Limmud 

'Book of Esther - Purim'

Sunday, 21 Feb 2-5PM 

Exploring Jewish philosophy, history, law and mysticism in the context of the Book of Esther and the holiday of Purim. A range of brief lectures with prominent acedemics, poets and Oxford students.

Programme:

2pm Dr. Zohar Atkins, former Rhodes Scholar

2.15pm Rabbi Eli Brackman, OU Chabad Society - 'Rashi on Esther in the supercommentary of Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson'

2.30pm Dr. Naftali Loewenthal, UCL 

2.45pm Professor Hindy Najman, Oxford - ‘Writing in the Book of Esther’

3pm Prof. Adele Berlin, University of Maryland 

3.15pm Dr. Christophe Stener - Université Catholique de l'Ouest (France) - 'The book of Esther: a religious and political exegesis by pictures'

3.30pm Brian Deutsch, Oxford

3.45pm Dr. Ros Abramsky, Oxford - 'Another prince, another p(a)lace: justified misbehaviour?'

4pm Avi Blumgart, St John's College, Oxford 

4.15pm Professor Jon Levenson, Harvard -  'Is G‑d mentioned in the Megillah?' 

4.30pm Dr. Israel Sandman, UCL

4.45pm Meir Wachs, Oxford

Zoom Meeting ID: 873 3153 5567

Passcode: 462799 

Participants are welcome to attend all or any part of the programme.

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Screenshot 2021-02-12 at 16.58.36.pngPRE-PURIM: SUGAR SCRUBS, SOAPS & MASKS - Teen Evening Ages 13-18

Sunday, 21 Feb, 7.30-9PM

Oxford University Chabad Society invites you to an evening leading up to the festival behind the mask: Purim! Pamper yourself and make homemade natural soaps, scrubs and masks that will pick you up long after the zoom is over.!

The cost of the event is £6 per person, please paypal [email protected] or Bank transfer: Chabad of Oxford, Acct no. 50523805, SC 542123

Zoom Meeting ID: 818 9012 9896
Passcode: purim

Please email [email protected] for a google form to book your event kit

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Megilah - Muchnik MEGILLAH READING

Thurs, 25 Feb, 6.45PM, 9.30PM, 11PM 

Oxford University Chabad Society invites you to a live megillah reading, socially distanced, please wear a face mask. 

At Slager Jewish student centre, 61 George Street

Please rsvp: [email protected] (for track and trace) - following social distancing guidelines. 

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Screenshot 2021-02-11 at 20.14.15.png MODI COMEDY NIGHT

Thurs, 25 Feb, 8-9:30PM 

Oxford University Chabad Society invites you to a hilarious evening with world famous Jewish comedian

MODI

to celebrate the start of Purim.

RSVP for sign-in details: [email protected] 

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LIVE MEGILLAH READING & TAKEAWAY PURIM NY DELI LUNCH 

Friday, 26 Feb, 1 and 3PM

Oxford University Chabad Society invites you to a live outdoor megillah reading and a delicious takeaway NY deli style salt beef Purim lunch. 

@ Chabad House, 75 Cowley Rd

All welcome! 

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PURIM PARTY

Friday, 26 Feb, 3.30-5PM

 

Oxford University Chabad Society invites you to a zoom party for all ages with Juggling John.

- Hamantasch making

- A magic show, a brief juggling workshop where you will learn some fun tricks. 

- Mask craft kit

- Fancy dress competition with fun prizes

Your event kit will include:

- Juggling kit

- Ready made Hamantasch dough, fillings and topping

- Mask craft

Please email [email protected] for a google form to book your event kit.

The cost of the event is £4 per person, or £12 per family; please paypal [email protected] or bank transfer: Chabad of Oxford, Acct no. 50523805, SC 542123

Zoom Meeting ID: 818 9012 9896
Passcode: purim 

All welcome! 

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Purim Holiday  Guide

Click here to read about the history of the festival of Purim, as well as customs, traditions, special foods, recipes, multimedia, insights and much more!

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For more information, email: [email protected]

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Looking forward to seeing you!

Wishing you a Happy Purim!

Oxford Chabad Society

Www.oxfordchabad.org