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[Photo Gallery] Scholar’s Visit to Oxford Includes Tour of Historic Sites

Wednesday, 20 May, 2009 - 9:44 am

BtQh2926372.jpgBefore inaugurating Chabad-Lubavitch of Oxford’s Sir Isaiah Berlin memorial lecture, renowned scholar Rabbi Adin Even Yisroel Steinsaltz took some time to tour the city’s Jewish sites with students from Oxford University’s Chabad Society.

Among the stops was an afternoon prayer service at the presumed location where Haggai of Oxford, a 13th-century convert to Judaism, was executed for his religious beliefs, and the university’s Bodleian Library to peruse its collection of rare Jewish manuscripts.

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