28th December 2016
Guided Jewish walk Oxford

Jewish OXFORD afternoon tour
On Wednesday 28th December 2016 - 12.45 meet for 3-hour guided walk
Followed by tea at Chabad Oxford with Rabbi Eli Brackman & Chanukah candle lighting

Walking tour of this magnificent University town and its massive Jewish Connection with Historian Marcus Roberts of J Trails see http://www.jtrails.org.uk/ for more details
Home to some of the most celebrated scholars and academics of all time, since the days of the Doomsday Book, Jews have made a vital contribution to both Oxford the university and Oxford the town.
Discover how Jews were involved in funding Oxfords first true College in 1264 whilst visiting the sites of medieval Jewish Cemeteries and visit England’s first Coffee house funded by a Jew in 1665 additional sites visited with Jewish connection as follows :-

- Sites subject to availability on the day
- Merton College
- St Aldates or Great Jewry Street
- Moyses Hall
- The Houses of Moses ben Isaac, and David of Oxford
- The Jews’ Mount or Jews’ Hill
- Zacharias
- Balliol Chapel
- Einstein’s Blackboard
- Sir Isaiah Berlin’s Study
- The Botanic Gardens and Magdalen College
- Christ Church Meadow and Deadman's Walk
- The Medieval Synagogue
- Jacob's Hall
- Oxford Castle and the 'Jew's Mount'
- The Old Fire-Station
- Balliol College, Basevi Building (1826)
- Moses Montefiore's visit to Oxford
- Jacob's Coffee Houses, High Street

COST £25 per head payable in advance to West End Travel includes afternoon tea with Chabad Oxford – Please e-mail details of participants – Meet from 12.30 entrance Ashmolean Museum for 12.45 start [use local car parks and give yourselves plenty of time as always busy]