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Oakton College Highlights Holocaust Memorials of Berlin

The free event takes place Feb. 21 at the Skokie campus.

 

Take a closer look at Berlin’s Holocaust memorials during a free event open to the public at 11 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 21, at Oakton’s Skokie campus, 7701 North Lincoln Avenue (Room P103).

Sponsored by Oakton’s Jewish Studies Concentration, Holocaust Memorials of Berlin turns the spotlight on a range of Holocaust monuments in Germany’s capital – from the famous Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe to the newest monument honoring Roma and Sinti (Gypsy) victims.

Presenter Annette Isaacs, M.A., lecturer and Germany expert, was born and raised in Germany. She received her master’s degree in American studies, political science, and history from Free University of Berlin. Isaacs speaks on a wide range of German historical, cultural, social, and political topics. A frequent instructor for Emeritus Program classes at Oakton, she serves as academic director for Group International Specialty Travel Germany.

For more information, contact Wendy Maier-Sarti, Oakton professor of history and coordinator of Jewish Studies, at 847-635-1458 or jewishstudies@oakton.edu

Information submitted by Oakton Community College

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