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Depaul University, a Catholic Institution, Opens Full Department of Jewish Studies

DePaul University here has become the first Catholic educational institution in the United States to open a complete department of Jewish studies, it was announced today. The department will be inaugurated at the beginning of the 1968-69 academic year under a reciprocal agreement with the College of Jewish Studies which will offer a program of Judaic studies to students enrolled at DePaul. The College of Jewish Studies is an undergraduate institution specializing in four year degree programs of Judaic and Hebraic subjects.