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Special Event

Spertus In the Suburbs

Greater Chicago Jewish Festival

Sunday, June 8, 2014
11:00 am to 6:00 pm

We had a beautiful day at the Greater Chicago Jewish Festival! Friends who... More >

Lecture | Discussion

Art Loot: An Unresolved Legacy

Monday, April 28, 2014
7:00 pm

Spertus extends thanks to international correspondant David D’Arcy for his... More >

Film | Discussion


Monday, April 7, 2014
6:30 pm

We presented a rare screening of the 1939 non-musical film version of the... More >


Fiddler on the Roof

Sunday, April 6, 2014
5:30 pm

Attendees viewed the lavishly produced, critically acclaimed classic on the... More >

Author Event | Booksigning

Fiddler’s Fortunes

The Mighty Afterlife of a Broadway Musical

Sunday, April 6, 2014
2:00 pm

As part of our celebration of the 50th anniversary of "Fiddler on the Roof... More >

Special Event

Fiddler at 50

Sunday, April 6, 2014 to Monday, April 7, 2014

In celebration of Fiddler on the Roof’s 50th anniversary, Spertus presented... More >

Lecture | Discussion

What Changed at Vatican II: Past, Present, and Future Perspectives on Catholic-Jewish Relations

Monday, March 31, 2014
7:00 pm

The annual Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Jerusalem Lecture continued the... More >

Author Event | Booksigning

The Aroma of Righteousness

Scent and Seduction in Rabbinic Life and Literature

Thursday, March 13, 2014
7:00 pm

[AUDIO] What do death, sex, and faith have in common? What... More >


Plus and Minus: Artist Vera Klement in Conversation with Art Critic James Yood

Saturday, March 8, 2014
7:30 pm

Vera Klement joined us for a lively conversation with art critic James Yood... More >


Disability and the Law: A Jewish Perspective

Sunday, March 2, 2014
2:00 pm

[AUDIO] This important symposium focused on how issues of... More >

Panel | Discussion

10 Misconceptions About Starting Your Own Nonprofit

A Roundtable Discussion

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
11:30 am

[VIDEO] Ever dream of starting your own nonprofit... More >


Woof and Drash: Meet the Artist

Sunday, February 23, 2014
2:00 pm

Artist Berit Engen led a tour of the exhibit "Woof and Draft: Weaving the... More >