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The Important Role of Newcomers to Jewish Communal Service

October 7, 2014

This year, as it marks its 90th anniversary, Spertus Institute launches the Center for Jewish Leadership to provide current and future Jewish leaders new and necessary opportunities to learn best professional practices in a Jewish context, informed by Jewish thought.

Norma Weinberg Spungen 1927-2014

October 6, 2014

Norma Weinberg Spungen served as the archivist of the Chicago Jewish Archives at Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership for more than a decade. In that capacity, she assisted numerous scholars in their research on various aspects of American Jewish history.

Why is this Degree Different?

September 30, 2014

This year, as it marks its 90th anniversary, Spertus Institute launches the Center for Jewish Leadership to provide current and future Jewish leaders new and necessary opportunities to learn best professional practices in a Jewish context, informed by Jewish thought.

Timeless Lessons of Mentoring

September 23, 2014

This year, as it marks its 90th anniversary, Spertus Institute launches the Center for Jewish Leadership to provide current and future Jewish leaders new and necessary opportunities to learn best professional practices in a Jewish context, informed by Jewish thought.

Student Profile: Patti Cohen

September 16, 2014

Patti Cohen has been traveling from Winnipeg to Chicago to complete her master's in Jewish Studies. Here is her story.

The Building Blocks of Jewish Education

September 16, 2014

Within the last ten years, Jewish professional education has undergone a drastic transformation. Graduate institutions catering to pre-professional Jewish students now populate every region of the United States, providing quality instruction to aspiring professionals who seek entry into the Jewish communal sector.

Insights from the Field and the Classroom

September 9, 2014

This year, as it marks its 90th anniversary, Spertus Institute launches the Center for Jewish Leadership to provide current and future Jewish leaders new and necessary opportunities to learn best professional practices in a Jewish context, informed by Jewish thought.

Spertus Institute Jewish Professional Studies Program Comes to Milwaukee

September 5, 2014

The Milwaukee Jewish Federation is joining forces with Chicago-based Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership to bring an innovative educational opportunity to the men and women who work for Milwaukee’s Jewish agencies and organizations.

Spertus Launches Center for Jewish Leadership

September 3, 2014

The Jewish nonprofit world is about to catch up with the for-profit world, thanks to the Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership’s Center for Jewish Leadership.

Letter from the President — Fall 2014

August 14, 2014

As Jews all over the world prepare to welcome the year 5775, at Spertus Institute we are starting a new season with some of the most innovative programming in our 90-year history.