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Our Oxford Jewish Experience

Bruce_Greenberg.jpgThis summer, my friend Saadia and I were privileged to use our three week holiday to travel to Oxford as part of Chabad’s Roving Rabbis programme.


Known as “Merkos Shlichus,” this programme involves Lubavitch Rabbinical Students travelling in pairs to hundreds of locations worldwide to make the knowledge of Torah and Mitzvot accessible to thousands of Jews. The students bring Tefillin, Shabbat Candles, Jewish books and more, and arrange meetings and prayer services with the local Jews, affording them the opportunity to do a Mitzvah, ask questions, or just to discuss our faith.

As soon as the term at our Yeshiva in North London finished, we headed out for Oxford and the surrounding communities, prepared to ge… Read More »

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