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Jewish Studies

Jewish Studies

For more than 3,000 years, Judaism has shaped history and the world. Explore this ancient culture through Jewish Studies at Oakton and gain a unique perspective on art, history, languages, literature, and more!

Jewish Studies at Oakton offers an 18-credit-hour interdisciplinary academic concentration, as well as public lectures, symposia, and events that educate and challenge all members of our community of learners to be informed, responsible and capable global citizens.

For more information, contact Wendy Maier Sarti, professor of history, and Jewish Studies coordinator, at jewishstudies@oakton.edu or 847.635.1458.

Announcements
Skokie
Tue., Oct. 7, 11 a.m. Explore what constitutes authentic Judaism, and gain a broader understanding of this ancient religion.

Alumni Profile

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Who knew the sound of saws could spark such excitement? Andrea Skrzypek recalls the day she found “her people.”

 

IMPORTANT DATES


October 5
Incomplete (I) grades from summer 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

October 10
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

October 26
Last day to withdraw with a "W" from 16-week courses; Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after October 26.

November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 19
Registration opens for spring 2015 semester.

November 27, 28
Thanksgiving recess. College closed.

November 29, 30
Thanksgiving recess. No classes; College open.

December 16, 17
Evaluation Days.

December 17
Last day of student attendance.

December 18
Grading Day. Faculty on campus and available to students at designated times.

Full Academic Calendar