Funding the leading research centre for Jewish Studies in Europe
The Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies of the University of Oxford, fully funded by the Oxford Centre, is the leading research centre for academic Jewish studies in Europe. Today, Hebrew and Jewish studies at Oxford are more wide-ranging, more influential and more exciting than at any time in the history of the University.
Trinity Term 2020 Online Events
Owing to Covid-19, most of our lectures, seminars and conferences had to be postponed. Some seminars and classes will run online. Further updates will be published during the term. Please find current details HERE
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POSTPONED to 2021: Summer Workshop: Medieval and Early Modern Hebrew Manuscript Studies: Codicology, Palaeography, Art History
Owing to the risks and the uncertainty arising from the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation, we regret to announce that we have decided to postpone our Fifth Manuscript Workshop until 2021. We believe this is necessary due to the continued and escalating measures in most countries restricting travel and meetings in order to contain the spread
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Funding the teaching of one of the world's greatest cultures
Courses in Hebrew and Jewish Studies at the University of Oxford, taught by the Centre's Fellows, cover the study of Jewish history, culture and relations with other traditions from antiquity to modern times, and the study of Hebrew of all periods, Aramaic and Yiddish.
For those courses taught within the Faculty of Oriental Studies :
Curating the past, creating the future
The Centre's Leopold Muller Memorial Library holds unique collections of books, journals, archives and pamphlets, which constitute an irreplaceable resource for scholars, students and visitors.
The Centre receives no funding from the government and both existing and expanding programmes depend on funds we raise from generous individuals, trusts and foundations.