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Israel: Many Voices

April 19, 2017

Falling in love in Jerusalem. How being a Jew in Israel is different from being Jewish in the US. What it’s like for Ethiopian-Israelis. And the trials and tribulations of inoculating Israeli turkeys! Hear this and more on May 21.

Ben Shahn: If Not Now, When?

March 13, 2017

Chicagoans can view works by artist and activist Ben Shahn in the Ground Level Arts Lab April 9-August 27. About his work, Curator Ionit Behar says, "Ben Shahn's images of immigrants, refugees, labor organizers, and civil rights workers are as powerful today as they were during his lifetime."

Student Profile: Ellie Gettinger

March 1, 2017

Ellie Gettinger is the Education Director of the Jewish Museum Milwaukee. As a student in Spertus Institute's graduate program for Jewish professionals, she's adding new knowledge to her already considerable expertise.

Jewish Literacy for Jewish Professionals

January 2, 2017

By Spertus Director of Enrollment Management Anita Silvert for eJewish Philanthropy — Cultural literacy is vital to feeling part of a group, part of a community. 

Executive Excellence

August 11, 2016

Participants in the Executive MA in Jewish Professional Studies are studying with experts from around the world who understand both the theory and practice of leading in today’s highly complex Jewish world.

Jewish Community Networking Night 2017

April 6, 2017

On April 5, Spertus Institute hosted a lively event for those who work on behalf of the Jewish community.

Problem-Based Learning in Leadership Education

March 15, 2017

It was an honor for Spertus President and CEO Dr. Hal M. Lewis to be invited to speak at George Washington University. The occassion was a conference titled "Re-imagining Jewish Leadership Education" presented by Mayberg Center for Jewish Education. These are excepts from his remarks. 

Atar Trio performs at Spertus Institute

March 13, 2017

The Atar Trio is an Israeli chamber ensemble known for bold and creative musical projects. On Sunday, April 2 at 2 pm, Chicagoans will have an opportunity to hear them perform musical works from around the globe.

Leadership Transitions

March 2, 2017

In a piece for eJewish Philanthropy, Executive Recruiter David E. Edell writes about staff transitions and the opportunities they provide for growth-oriented change.

Student Profile: Toni Davison Levenberg

March 1, 2017

Toni Davison Levenberg, Director of the Steve and Shari Sadek Family Camp Interlaken JCC, is a student in a graduate program designed specifically for those who work for Jewish organizations.