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By Jon Catlin for The Chicago Maroon — To one 35-year-old writer, genre seems no obstacle. In fact, it seems almost a meaningless concept. Jonathan Safran Foer speaks at Chicago’s Spertus Center for Jewish Learning & Culture.
By Stefanie Pervos Bregman for JUF News — Author Jonathan Safran Foer talks about inspiration and how his Judaism impacts his writing.
By Dr. Hal M. Lewis for eJewish Philanthropy — The time has come to abandon the insulting notion that programs of Jewish literacy, however excellent, are in and of themselves, leadership programs. Similarly, American Jewish groups must cease the dysfunctional practice of parachuting people into positions of communal responsibility just because they have been successful in business.
By Betsy Gomberg for JUF News — In Tales, Myths, and Nightmares, artist and historian Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern introduces a cast of characters he says are “irreducible,” like the spare style and primary colors he uses to set his scenes.
By Lori Finkel for Spertus — With a career that spans education, publishing, and retail, Jill Sevelow has worn many hats. Now we’ve snagged her as the buyer and manager of the Spertus Shop.
By Judy Siegel-Itzkovich for The Jerusalem Post — A veteran clinical psychologist promotes the use of biblical psychology.
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.
Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema Director Cindy Stern talks about making the leap from the corporate world to the not-for-profit arena.
As a photojournalist for Reuters, Gil Cohen-Magen was assigned to take pictures of customs in Mea Shearim, a longtime enclave for the Haredi, or ultra-Orthodox, Jewish community.
by Dr. Hal. M. Lewis for eJewish Philanthropy — For years North American Jewish organizations and institutions have dabbled in what purports to be leadership training for both professionals and the laity.