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From Maxwell Street to Milwaukee Avenue

Painted Portraits of a Chicago Family in the Shoe Business

Sunday, August 30, 2015 to Sunday, January 17, 2016

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A Gift to Birobidzhan

Chicago Artists in Support of a Soviet Jewish Homeland

Sunday, September 13, 2015 to Sunday, January 3, 2016

In 1934, a Jewish region was established in Siberia.

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Online Course

A Biblical Approach to Mental Health

Online Course

Monday, September 21, 2015 to Tuesday, December 8, 2015

This integrative, 12-week, online, continuing education course is offered by... More >


One Book | One Community 2015

Thursday, October 1, 2015 to Sunday, December 6, 2015

Spertus Institute is proud to spearhead One Book | One Community, in which a... More >

Online Course

Jewish Living: Core Course for Spertus DSJS Students

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 to Wednesday, November 11, 2015

This core course for the Spertus Doctor of Science in Jewish Studies program... More >


Grantwriting Workshop

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Enrollment is now open for the next session of our popular Grantwriting... More >


Martin Buber: Philosopher of Dialogue

Sunday, October 18, 2015 to Monday, October 19, 2015

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Martin Buber’s death, this two-... More >

Open House

Open House Chicago

Sunday, October 18, 2015
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Spertus is pleased to again be a Sunday site for Open House Chicago, a free... More >

Special Event

Spertus Shop In-Store One-Day-Only Book Clearance Sale

Sunday, October 18, 2015
10:00 am to 6:30 pm

In celebration of Jewish month book, the Spertus Shop at Chicago's Spertus... More >

Artist Talk

Artist Talk with Howard Schwartz

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
12:00 pm

Join us for a free artist talk with Howard Schwartz, whose mixed media works... More >

Film | Discussion

Spertus In the Suburbs

Guardians of Remembrance

Witness to the Holocaust in Belarus

Thursday, October 29, 2015
6:30 pm

As head of a project at Yad Vashem, the World Center for Holocaust Research... More >


Community Mentoring Project

Friday, October 30, 2015

The Community Mentoring Project, an initiative from the Spertus Center for... More >