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Explore Oxford – Museum of Oxford

  Due to essential maintenance work in the Town Hall’s Gallery, the Micro-Museum is now permanently closed. We apologise for any inconvenience this has caused.

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Apocrypha, The body of Jewish religious literature, written between the 2nd cent. B.C.E. and the 2nd century C.E., which was not included in the Hebrew

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Oxford Jewish Cemetery

The Oxford Jewish Cemetery is situated as part of the Oxford City Council’s Wolvercote Cemetery at 47 Banbury Rd, Oxford OX2 8EE It was consecrated

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Rabbi Herzog of Graz

This article is from the University of Graz: David Herzog was born on November 7th, 1869 in Tyrnau (Trnava). He was the eldest of eight

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Bodleian Manuscript

800 year old Hebrew manuscript published online by Bodleian Library   One of the pages is signed by the author and scholar Maimonides An ancient

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Oxford Today 2009 Trinity

An organisation set up in 1933 to find work for refugee academics was used by many Jews in the period leading up to and after

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Paul Jacobsthal 1880-1957

Archaeologist Paul Jacobsthal fled Nazi Germany in 1935 and came to Oxford with his wife during the Second World War. A leading world expert in

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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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