Members of Oxford’s Jewish community met Monday night for the first night of Passover during a community First Night Seder, joining Jews all over the world in celebrating freedom from Egypt while remembering that people of all religions and beliefs are still struggling for acceptance and freedom. (April 15, 2014, Page 1)
Faculty member Wendy Goldberg began holding Sabbath services in August where about 50 people have been attending. From the faculty and staff group, students formed an official student organization, University of Mississippi Jewish Community, which is holding its first event this weekend.
The UMJC’s inaugural Hanukkah Latke Study Break Party will be held from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday in the Student Union Ballroom. The cost is $5 for nonstudents, while students can attend the party for free. There will be latkes, drinks, games and face painting. (December 2, 2010, Page 1A)