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Chicago Premiere Brundibar Revisited

March 24, 2016

Documentary Film Nominated for Prix Europa Premieres in Chicago May 5. Anne Frank Center Berlin says about Greta Klingsberg in Brundibar Revisited: “Her story has to be heard”

Lighting Learning and Libations

March 10, 2016

Members of Chicago’s Jewish community were recently treated to a taste of innovative work being done by young leaders who are transforming the Jewish future.

Attorney Turned Chaplain

February 5, 2016

One late evening, I was at my office. It was quiet and I found myself staring out at the Chicago skyline. I became painfully aware that I had many trappings of success, but I did not feel successful. Something was missing.

Midwest Jewish Artists Lab: Artist Profile

February 3, 2016

Assistant Editor Joanna Rothenberg interviewed Midwest Jewish Artists Lab participant Dimitri Pavlotsky, who hails from Moscow, about his work and the importance of the program.

Blue Sky Original Interview With Spertus President/CEO Hal M. Lewis

January 12, 2016

Yes, there is such a thing as Jewish leadership! Spertus Institute President and CEO Hal. M. Lewis explains in a Q&A with Kate MacArthur for the Chicago Tribune's Blue Sky section.

Explore Treasures from Spertus Institute’s World-Class Collection

September 10, 2015

With generous support from the Spitz Foundation, highlights from Spertus Institute's collections of art and archival items can now be viewed online, from your computer, tablet, or phone.

Conference to gather Jewish communal professionals for networking

March 30, 2016

The 2016 JPRO Network Conference is bringing together hundreds of Jewish community professionals for professional development and networking; showcasing the leading thinkers, activists, and teachers who are advancing our communities and the Jewish people.

The Subject Of Israel Education Is Not Israel

March 1, 2016

Barry Chazan for The Jewish Week — Today’s world is very much about personalization and customization. Mattresses, automobiles and worldviews that speak to “my” tastes, desires, interests, schedule and way of thinking and living are the vantage point from which we approach the world.

Adult Jewish Learning

February 29, 2016

Dean P. Bell for JUF News — Adult humans are complicated, to say the least. They navigate numerous competing goals and priorities. They possess varied personal identities, interests, strengths, and needs, not only from one another but over time.

Compensation and the Jewish Question

February 9, 2016

Imagine a world in which high performing college grads are recruited to work for Jewish institutions with the same attractive packages offered to classmates going into finance or law.