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36 Ways Spertus Students & Alumni Are Changing the World

July 18, 2017

These 36 community-building leaders have studied in Spertus Institute’s MA in Jewish Professional Studies program or Certificate in Jewish Leadership program. The work they do is necessary, far-reaching, and transformative.

Israel: Many Voices

June 19, 2017

Illustrating the varied facets through which members of the Jewish community experience Israel, seven local storytellers took the stage in a remarkable program presented through a community-wide initiative. 

The Issue of Loyalty

May 22, 2017

By Spertus CEO Dr. Hal M. Lewis for eJewish Philanthropy — The issue of personal loyalty has so dominated the news that I want to offer some thoughts. Loyalty matters. We cannot do the difficult work that needs to be done if we are rowing in different directions.

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 through August 27. His images of immigrants, refugees, 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. 

Alumni Profile: Lillian Brodkey, Class of 1937

July 13, 2017

Happy 100th birthday to Spertus Alumna Lillian Brodkey, a remarkable woman whose studies with us in the 1930s launched a lifetime of Jewish learning and leadership.

Welcome New Trustees

July 10, 2017

Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership Proudly Welcomes Four New Members to the Board of Trustees

Sharing Stories of Israel and Creating Opportunities to Learn

June 19, 2017

Illustrating how members of our local community experience Israel, seven storytellers took the stage in a program engineered by a community-wide initiative.

About Dr. Dean P. Bell

May 8, 2017

"Dean Bell has repeatedly proven himself to be both a brilliant scholar and a talented executive—a rare combination that beautifully mirrors Spertus Institute’s commitment to learning and leadership,” said Spertus President and CEO Dr. Hal M. Lewis.