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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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Miriam Kochan née Buchler

An Obituary of Miriam Kochan, by her son Nick, appeared in the Guardian Newspaper on 10th January 2018: A copy can be read by clicking here

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Sir Ludwig Guttman 1899-1980

Ludwig Guttman – Father of the Paralympics It was with great pride that we have learnt that Sir Ludwig Gutmann was a member of the

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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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Adolf Neubauer 1831-1901

Adolf Neubauer, scholar, author, librarian and bibliographer, was one of the first Jews to gain an academic appointment at Oxford University. He is primarily remembered

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The First Oxford Jewish Graduate?

In 1963 The Oxford Magazine published an article by Dr Cecil Roth commemorating the graduation of Sackville Davis, the first Jew to graduate from Oxford

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