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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 Jewish Homeland in Siberia

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

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 to Tuesday, December 8, 2015

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

Admission Deadline

Admission Deadline for MAJPS Chicago Cohort

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Do you work for a Jewish organization? Want to work in the Jewish community... 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 >

Certificate Program

Certificate in Jewish Leadership

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Sponsored by Northwestern University and Spertus Institute, the Certificate... More >

Online Course

Jewish Living: Core Course for Spertus DSJS Students

Webconferencing via iMeet

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 >

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 >