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Thursday, March 8, 2018 • 21 Adar 5778

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

THE STAR AND THE CRESCENT: The Long Relationship of Judaism and Islam

Jews and Muslims have co-existed, at times peacefully, at times contentiously, for more than a millennium. Although there were moments of strife, during the first thousand years after the founding of Islam,   it was actually better to be Jewish in a Muslim country than in a Christian country. This course explores the historical evolution of the relationship between Judaism and Islam, broadens our understanding and    challenges our assumptions at a time in our own era when tensions are high.
Where: Oak Park Temple, 1235 N. Harlem Avenue, Oak Park, IL
When: Thursday mornings, 10 weeks, starts March 8, 2018
Tuition: $90 for Oak Park members, $260 for consortium members and $360 for non-consortium members
Faculty: Rabbi Max Weiss 
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