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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.

Jewish Routes

January 14, 2016

By Eileen Lavine for Moment Magazine — Today, with nearly 300,000 Jews, the Chicago metropolitan area is home to the third-largest Jewish population in the United States. But to many Chicagoan Jews, it has the feel of a small town.

Sunday Cinema: Spertus Presents Four-Part February Film Series

December 23, 2015

Spertus Institute presents a four-part film series titled Sunday Cinema. A different film will be screened each Sunday in February, followed by a discussion with a special guest.

Interview with Janette Silverman, Senior Research Manager at AncestryProGenealogists

December 8, 2015

Janette Silverman, an alum of Spertus Institute's DS in Jewish Studies, recently began a new role as a Senior Research Manager at ancestry.com’s ProGenealogist division, specializing in Jewish genealogical research.

Letter from the President—Winter 2015

December 3, 2015

The word Hanukkah literally means “rededication.” It shares the same Hebrew root as the word for “education.” At this season, Spertus proudly rededicates itself to the critical work of Jewish education.

How Great Leaders Create Great Places to Work

December 2, 2015

This symposium was the inaugural event in Spertus Institute's year-long Great Places to Work initiative.

Long Before the C-Suite

November 10, 2015

It's our pleasure to share this article published in eJewishPhilanthropy.com on November 10, 2015. This piece is written by Spertus President and CEO Dr. Hal M. Lewis.

Of Standing and Sitting

October 15, 2015

It's our pleasure to share this response to piece to the "Statement on Jewish Vitality,” published in eJewishPhilanthropy.com on October 15, 2015. This piece is written by Spertus President and CEO Dr. Hal M. Lewis.

Interview with author Lev Golinkin

October 8, 2015

Spertus Institute Assistant Editor Joanna Rothenberg recently spoke over the phone with Lev Golinkin, author of A BACKPACK, A BEAR, AND EIGHT CRATES OF VODKA, this year’s One Book, One Community selection.