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July 17, 2012

It's our pleasure to share this article by Spertus President Hal M. Lewis, published in eJewish Philanthropy as part of a discussion about CEO transitions. We invite you to join the conversation.

Alumni Profile: Cindy Stern

July 12, 2012

Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema Director Cindy Stern talks about making the leap from the corporate world to the not-for-profit arena.

A National Opportunity to Transform Local Communities

April 2, 2012

For years North American Jewish organizations and institutions have dabbled in what purports to be leadership training for both professionals and the laity.

Letter to the Editor

February 13, 2012

Chicago Tribune Letter to the Editor in response to Howard Reich's article "Spertus Institute Reinvents Itself" (A&E Jan 27, 2012) by Tami Warshawsky.

Laughing at the darkness

February 2, 2012

By Stephanie Pervos Bregman for JUF News — It's writers like Shalom Auslander who challenge us — as readers, as Jews, as human beings.

Spertus Institute Reinvents Itself

January 27, 2012

By Howard Reich for the Chicago Tribune — A storied Chicago institution works through a financial crisis.

Spertus Awards MAJPS Degrees to Canadian Professionals

December 14, 2011

eJewish Philanthropy — On Sunday, December 11, 2011, 15 Canadian Jewish community professionals were the inaugural recipients of a Master of Arts in Jewish Professional Studies from The Spertus Institute and Jewish Federations of Canada – UIA.

Workplace Happiness and the Jewish Question

December 11, 2011

The commencement address given by Spertus President and CEO Dr. Hal M. Lewis to the inaugural Canadian cohort of Spertus Institutue for Jewish Learning and Leadership's acclaimed Master of Arts in Jewish Professional Studies program.

Measure What Counts

May 1, 2011

By Dr. Hal M. Lewis for eJewish Philanthropy — Over the past decade, exacerbated particularly by the events of recent years, the Jewish community has placed increased emphasis on metrics as part of the management of their institutions and agencies.

Heart of the Matter: Go and Learn at Spertus

July 30, 2009

By Aaron B. Cohen for JUF News — Knee-deep into studying the Book of Kohelet (Ecclesiastes) with the luminescent Prof. Rachel Dulin it struck me: Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies is a place everyone should know, use, and enjoy.