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Elliot Lefkovitz

Elliot Lefkovitz

Dr. Elliot Lefkovitz is a veteran Jewish educator and education consultant who served as Director of Education at Am Yisrael Congregation for 30+ years. In addition to teaching at Spertus, he has served for many years as an adjunct professor of history at Loyola University-Chicago. He is known for his teaching method where he uniquely combines scholarship with pedagogy.

Dr. Lefkovitz has published studies on modern Jewish history, Jewish education, and Holocaust survivors. He serves as a historical consultant for Holocaust related films and theatrical portrayals, serves as an interviewer for survivor oral histories, and presents often on aspects of Holocaust history.

Jewish Professional Studies
Jewish Studies

PhD, University of Michigan

Research Interests

Jewish Professional Studies
Holocaust Studies


Jewish Education
American Jewish Film