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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 or 847.635.1458.

Tue., Nov. 3. The story of a man who volunteered to be arrested and sent to Auschwitz to find out whether the rumors of the crimes inside its walls were true.

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Theresa Bashiri-Remetio knew returning to college would require some serious short-term sacrifices.



November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 18
Registration opens for spring 2016 semester.

November 26, 27
Thanksgiving Recess. College closed.

November 28, 29
Thanksgiving Recess. No classes, College open. (Most offices closed.)

December 24 - January 3
College closed.

January 11
Faculty return for spring 2016 semester.

January 15
Winterim classes end.

January 18
Martin Luther King holiday. College closed.

January 19
Spring 2016 semester classes begin.

January 20
Winterim faculty grading due.

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