Tagged Oxford University

Anti-Semitism charges stir the calm waters of bucolic Oxford

A Jewish student speaking during a debate featuring Alan Dershowitz at Oxford's Chabad Centre, Nov., 1, 2015. (Courtesy of Chabad Lubavitch World Headquarters)

OXFORD, England (JTA) — For a city that has made headlines recently for its anti-Semitism problem, Oxford has a pretty laid back Jewish scene. On a recent Friday night, dozens of recognizably Jewish families and students wearing kippahs were enjoying the afternoon sun as they strolled to one of Oxford’s two… Read more »

Orthodox woman chosen as Rhodes Scholar

Miriam Rosenbaum (Princeton University, Office of Communications)

NEW YORK (N.Y. Jewish Week) — In the fading November light of Shabbat, Miriam Rosenbaum walked from the West Side to the East Side, and then to a building on Park Avenue where she walked up 18 flights — Shabbat had more than an hour to go — to… Read more »