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Spertus Institute's 2021 Graduation Ceremony
Spertus Institute's 2021 Graduation CeremonySunday, May 2, 2021 - 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
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Advance reservations required by April 25.
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Nothing can stop Spertus from celebrating our graduates!
Graduation is a time to celebrate Spertus Institute students as they mark the completion of their studies and become ambassadors, taking their newly acquired knowledge and skills to their own organizations and communities.
Spertus students are adult learners, whose lives outside Spertus are filled with important professional and family obligations. Thus, graduation is also a time for us to recognize the colleagues, friends, and loved ones who supported them from the sidelines.
This year's graduation will be unlike any in our 97-year history.
Because of COVID-19, the ceremony will be virtual, and we plan to take advantage of everything we’ve learned this year about online programming. One bright spark amid the pandemic’s challenges is that virtual programs allow us to dissolve geographic boundaries, to welcome participants from near and far. We look forward, therefore, to including graduates’ family members and friends from around the world.
We will be awarding degrees to students from all our degree programs:
- Doctor of Hebrew Letters
- Doctor of Science in Jewish Studies
- Master of Arts in Jewish Studies
- Master of Arts in Jewish Professional Studies
Local, Regional, and Executive cohorts
Graduation Address and Honorary Degrees
The graduation address will be delivered by Israeli scholar, author, and activist Dr. Ruth Calderon, a former member of the Israeli Knesset and founder of Elul Beit Midrash in Jerusalem and Alma–Home for Hebrew Culture in Tel Aviv. She will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Hebrew Letters.
An honorary Doctor of Hebrew Letters will also be awarded to Gene Hoffman, lifelong learner and committed supporter of Jewish education.
Springfield, New Jersey, MA in Jewish Professional Studies, Executive Cohort
Rabbi Moshe Meirovich
Toronto, Ontario, Doctor of Hebrew Letters
Graduation is an important and meaningful milestone. Honor a graduate, faculty member, mentor, or coach with a tribute card, sent by email or post with your personal note. FIND OUT MORE >
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