High Holidays

HIGH HOLIDAYS PROGRAMME - festive meals and services @ Oxford Chabad 5783 / 2022

Oxford University Chabad Society is delighted to invite you to a full programme of events for the High Holidays, festival of Sukkot and Simchat Torah at Oxford Chabad. 

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We warmly invite you to join us with friends and family 

Rosh Hashana Jewish New Year Festive Dinner 

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

Sunday, 25 September, 7.30pm

At Slager Jewish Student Centre, 61 George St, Oxford, OX1 2BQ

Click here to RSVP.

All are welcome!

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Rosh Hashana High Holidays Service 

1st Day of Rosh Hashana: Monday, 26 September, 10am

2nd Day of Rosh Hashana: Tuesday, 27 September, 10am 

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

Click here to RSVP.

All are welcome! 

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Shofar Blowing @ Botanic Garden, High St

The Shofar will be sounded by Rabbi Eli at the Botanic garden on

Monday, 26 Sep and Tues, 27 Sep, 3pm

Click here to RSVP.

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Yizkor

YOM KIPPUR - DAY OF ATONEMENT

Pre-Yom Kippur Festive Dinner

Traditional festive Pre Yom Kippur dinner with round challah, chicken soup and kreplach, roast chicken, sweet potato pie, honey cake (lekach) and lots of side dishes including a delicious veggie option.

Tues, 4 October, 5pm

(Candle lighting at 6.18pm. Fast begins 6.32pm)

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

Please click here to RSVP.

All are welcome!

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Kol Nidrei Yom Kippur Service

Tues, 4 October, 7pm

Join us for welcoming, friendly and easy-to-follow services with Hebrew and English Machzorim prayer books and insights into the prayers - led by Rabbi Eli and guest Chazzan Rabbi Zalman Brackman

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

Please click here to RSVP.

All are welcome!

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Post Kol Nidrei Lecture by Rabbi Eli

Tues, 4 October, 8.30pm

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

All are welcome!

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Yom Kippur Services

Welcoming, friendly and easy-to-follow services with Hebrew and English Machzorim prayer books and insights into the prayers - led by Rabbi Eli and guest Chazzan Rabbi Mendy Brackman

Wednesday, 5 October, morning service 10am

Neilah closing prayer 5pm

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

RSVPclick here to fill in the booking form.

All are welcome!

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Break-The-Fast Festive Dinner: Wed, 5 Oct, 8.07pm

New York deli style break-fast with challah roles, rye bread, salt beef, pastrami, salami and deluxe salads

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

RSVPclick here to fill in the booking form.

All are welcome!

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Sukkah 1First Night Sukkot Festival Dinner

Join us for festive Sukkot dinner under the stars

Sunday, 9 Oct, 7.30pm

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

RSVP for meal in person: [email protected]

All are welcome!

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Second Night Sukkot Festival Dinner

Monday, 10 Oct, 7.30pm

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

RSVP for meal in person or for package to-go: [email protected]

All are welcome!

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Grand Sukkot Celebration on Broad Street 

We're delighted to invite you to a grand Sukkot celebration on Broad St with a great line-up of musicians, activities, culture, history and food, together with a brand new Sukkah in the newly designed Broad St - Broad Meadow

Thursday (week 1), 13 October, 12-5pm

Featuring: 

She'Koyokh Klezmer Band - "amongst the finest klezmer ensembles on the planet" The Australian 

** Matthew Faulk - Musician 

** Joshua Getzler - Musician 

** Lynton, Jane and Tabitha Appel Family

** Brand new Sukkah - designed and built by Brian Symcox - kindly sponsored by the Freinkel Family (Oxford/Israel) 

** Israeli food stand 

** Pony rides  

** Kind to Bee Raw Honey stall

** Jewish history exhibition 

** Lulav and Etrog and more

** Crafts

At Broad Street, Oxford - renamed Broad Meadow

Supported by Oxford City Council, Community Security Trust

If you wish to volunteer at the Sukkot Festival fair, please email [email protected]

All are welcome!

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Shemini Atzeret 8th Night Festival Dinner

Sunday, 16 October, 7.30pm

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

RSVP: [email protected]

All are welcome!

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simchat_torah_wide.jpgSimchat Torah Celebration

Buffet dinner with all the traditional Simchat Torah cuisine * Dancing horah with the Torah * Plenty of drinks plus a keg of fully sponsored drinks by Oxfordshire's The Shotover Brewing Co - L'chaim!
* Bring friends and family


Monday, 17 October, 7.30pm

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

All are welcome!

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Friday Night Shabbat Dinner

Friday at 7.30pm

Outside term: At Chabad House, 75 Cowley Road, Oxford, OX4 1HR

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

Class on Jewish mysticism by Rabbi Eli at 7pm

RSVP for meal in person or for package to-go: [email protected]

All are welcome! 

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Shabbat Lunch

Every Saturday at 1.30pm

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

RSVP for meal in person or for package to-go: [email protected]

All are welcome! 

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Video lectures on the High Holidays -  delivered at the Oxford University Chabad Society

Click here to view a rich collection of 39 lectures on the High Holidays, including a series on the book of Kohelet (Ecclesiastes), by leading Judaic scholars from Oxford and around the world.

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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.oxfordchabad.org/donate

Thank you very much!

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Oxford Jewish Art Calendar  5783/2022-2023

We would like to thank everyone who kindly placed a Jewish New Year greeting in the Oxford Jewish art calendar that is being produced for the upcoming Jewish New Year 5783. If you have not received a calendar in past years and would like to order a calendar, please send your address to  [email protected]. If you would like to place your Shana Tova greeting in our online version, please visit https://www.oxfordchabad.org/oxfordjewishartcalendargreeting or email [email protected] to submit your greeting. With many thanks for supporting this important project and Jewish life at Oxford.

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Looking forward to seeing you! 

Wishing you a Shana Tova - happy and sweet New Year,

Oxford Chabad Society 

Www.oxfordchabad.org