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Oklahoma City University to Host Jewish Living Festival April 10

What do Sabbath candles, potato pancakes, funny masks and a sukkah have in common?

All are part of the Jewish life cycle events and holidays that will be displayed at the Festival of Jewish Living this April in the Bishop W. Angie Smith Chapel at Oklahoma City University.

Food and objects from each of the annual Jewish holidays will be presented at lavishly decorated tables, which will be run by Oklahoma City University students and members of Emanuel Synagogue. The event is a service learning project for students in OCU’s “Judaism in America,” “World Religions” and “Honors Introduction to Biblical Literature” classes.

The festival is free to the public and will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. April 10. The festival will feature the Jewish Café, serving coffee and baked goods and an “Ask the Rabbi” table where Rabbi Abby Jacobson, of Emanuel Synagogue, will answer questions.

OCU’s Bishop W. Angie Smith Chapel is located just west of Blackwelder Ave., adjacent to N.W. 23rd Street. For more information, call Cathy Bewley at (405) 208-5284 or Lisa Wolfe at (405) 208-5286.