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.
‘Jewish Treasures in Oxford’, talk by Dr César Merchán-Hamann on 27 October 2020
‘Jewish Treasures in Oxford’, talk by Dr César Merchán-Hamann on 27 October 2020 The talk takes place on 27 October and will be delivered by Dr César Merchán-Hamann, Director of the Leopold Muller Memorial Library. Entitled ‘Jewish Treasures in Oxford’, the talk will illuminate the stories behind some of the most treasured Hebrew
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ONLINE Oxford Biblical Hebrew Summer School September 2020
This year’s Oxford Biblical Hebrew Summer School will be held online from 1 to 11 September 2020. The school offers nine days of intensive teaching in biblical Hebrew. The course corresponds to two terms of intensive teaching for a full-time university student and is open to students with or without experience of the language. Read more ⟩
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.