Oakton Jewish Studies lecture to examine faith and the Holocaust

Submitted by Oakton Community College
Updated 9/18/2017 9:40 AM

A free public lecture will examine how people of faith responded to experiences of unspeakable suffering during the Holocaust at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, at Oakton Community College's Skokie campus, 7701 N. Lincoln Ave., in Room P103.

Guest lecturer Khane-Faygl (Anita) Turtletaub will share inspiring stories in the lecture "Khassidic Tales of Enduring Faith and the Holocaust."


Turtletaub is a writer, lecturer, translator and teacher and has been teaching Yiddish at Northwestern University for more than a decade. She is the co-author of the musical comedy, "Love in the Catskills," and has edited and was featured in Bea Michaels Shapiro's "Breaking Ground: the Careers of 20 Chicago Jewish Women."

For information, go to jewishstudies@oakton.edu.

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