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Opening Oxford to the World

Until June 1871, full membership of the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge, and Durham was confined to members of the Church of England. But the Universities

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The Silver Video

The Silver Video: As reported in Menorah (summer 2021)  the Silver family found an old digital video recording made by George Silver at an Oxford

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Richard Koch 1902-1992

Richard Koch 1902 – 1992 An Obituary of Richard Koch appeared in the Jewish Chronicle on 17th January 1997 A copy can be read by

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Franz Baermann Steiner 1909-1952

 Franz Baermann Steiner (1909-1952) was born in Prague and died in Oxford.     He was a social anthropologist, polymath, essayist, aphorist, and poet. He was

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Prof Geza Vermes 1924-2013

The following Obituary appeared in the Jewish Chronicle of May 17th 2013 Prof. Vermes was appointed Reader in Jewish Studies in Oxford in 1965.  He

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OJHeritage Booklist

Oxford’s Jewish Heritage – Book List The King’s Jews: Money, Massacre and Exodus in Medieval England                        Author: Robin

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Oral History Project

In 2013 the Oxford Jewish Heritage Committee (OJHC) launched The Oral History Project, an exciting initiative to record the life stories of members of the Oxford

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About OJH

Our aim is to raise the profile of the history of Jews in Oxford from earliest records through to the modern day.

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