A lecturer at the Oxford Centre for Jewish and Hebrew Studies has told an employment tribunal that she was discriminated against after she converted from Judaism to Christianity.
Israeli Dr Tali Argov, who was a full-time lector in modern Hebrew, said at the hearing in Reading last week that she was ostracised by colleagues and then made redundant after she converted to Anglicanism in January 2008.
Oxford university graduate Keren Simons has won the inaugural New Israel Fund UK William Frankel Social Justice Fellowship.
The accolade, in memory of the late JC editor, seeks to nurture future leaders for social change from outside Israel.
Miss Simons, 25, from north London, will spend 10 months in Israel working in a social justice NGO. She has a masters from Oxford in gender studies, where she looked at Israeli women and political power and has written biographies of Muslim women's rights activists. She also headed the Jewish Society at Royal Holloway, University of London.
Oxford Chabad Society welcomed the first Jewish Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow MP, to an end-of-term Friday night dinner.
Around 100 students, staff and Oxford Jewish community members heard Mr Bercow talk on the subject of "New Parliament, New Politics?".
He discussed how the expenses scandal had undermined the trust of the public in politics and should be viewed as a transition from traditional, executive-run politics to a new system of greater accountability.
Chanel, Valentino, Dior, Gucci – they are some of the biggest names in fashion, more often associated with London, New York and Paris, but later this month they will feature at a charity event run by three Jewish students in Oxford.
The Red Dress Couture Ball, organised by Leo Seigal, Bryan Baum and Samantha Friedmann, is supported by leading industry figures including Harold Tillman, head of the British Fashion Council.
Oxford may have lost to Cambridge in this year's boat race, but in one pursuit Oxford has pipped its old rival to the post. Oxford's first Professor of Abrahamic Studies has been teaching there almost a year, while Cambridge is still in the process of recruiting one.
The holder of Oxford's new chair is a Parisian-born Jewish Israeli with a special interest in early Christian mysticism. Guy Stroumsa had been Martin Buber Professor of Comparative Religion at the Jerusalem's Hebrew University until his arrival here last autumn.
Two Jewish candidates from rather different sides of the political spectrum are attempting to overturn David Cameron's 14,000 majority.
Self-styled "comedy terrorist" Aaron Barschak - best-known for gate-crashing Prince William's 21st birthday party while dressed as Osama bin Laden - is hoping to become MP for Witney, the Oxford constituency held by the Tory leader.
Fellow candidate Joe Goldberg is less controversial. He is a Labour councillor in Haringey, north London.