|Medieval Cemetery Commemorative Stone Laid|
On Wednesday 4th July after five years of planning, the unveiling and commemoration of a memorial stone was unveiled
by the Presidents of Magdalen College, Prof. David Clary, and Oxford Jewish Community, Mr Simon Ryde.
Under a somewhat leaden sky a small service of dedication and remembrance was held in the Rose Garden in front of
the entrance to the Botanic Garden. The programme was as follows:
The stone bears the following inscription:
Following the service the 53 officiants and guests attended a small reception in the Large Glasshouse within the Botanic Garden.
Reports of the event appeared on the BBC Radio Oxford and Jewish Chronicle websites, and the Oxford Mail.
On 1st November 2016, the Stone was resited a few feet to the south and mounted in a semi erect from to make it more legible.
How the event was reported in the Jewish Chronicle, 6th July 2012
BBC Oxford carried a piece on their website, as did the Times of Israel