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The aim of education must be the training of independently acting
and thinking individuals who can see, in the service to the community,
their highest life achievement. — Albert Einstein
At Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership, we
believe that strong leaders build and sustain strong communities.
We offer a range of professional training opportunities designed to develop effective leaders for Jewish communities in Chicago and across North America, thus fostering a vibrant Jewish future.
The Spertus Master of Arts in Jewish Professional Studies (MAJPS) program brings a diverse group of Jewish professionals together to study the cutting-edge issues in contemporary Jewish life, advancing their opportunities and enhancing the contributions they bring to Jewish organizations. MORE>
The Certificate in Jewish Leadership — sponsored by Spertus Institute in partnership with Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies — is dedicated to transforming American Jewish life by enhancing the abilities of Jewish professional and lay leaders. MORE>
Spertus graduate Tom Samuels
gets an opportunity to discuss
a project with University
of Haifa President Amos Shapira
as part of the Spertus Institute
Leaders on Leadership series.