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Student Profile: Louis Stromberg

January 21, 2013

By Lori Finkel for Spertus Institute — Louis Stromberg, a transplant from the DC area, is the first student to simultaneously take the Nonprofit Management and Jewish Professional Studies degree tracks.

At Spertus talk, taking the next step Foer-ward

January 14, 2013

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.

A Chat with Jonathan Safran Foer

December 28, 2012

By Stefanie Pervos Bregman for JUF News — Author Jonathan Safran Foer talks about inspiration and how his Judaism impacts his writing. 

Planning for Success(ion)

November 28, 2012

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.

‘Tales, Myths, and Nightmares’ symbolizes struggle and strengths of Jewish people

November 27, 2012

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.

Bible Stories Help Cope With Emotional Problems

July 29, 2012

By Judy Siegel-Itzkovich for The Jerusalem Post — A veteran clinical psychologist promotes the use of biblical psychology.

For Every Complex Problem...

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.

Hassidic Courts

May 4, 2012

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.

Spertus Graduate Creates Sweet Buzz

April 2, 2012

Brenda Palms-Barber’s work is making ripples around the country as a prime example of green job creation for those in need of a new start.