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Uncovering Jewish Family History

October 28, 2014

Some chronicle life in situations and places very much like your own family's experiences, while others share stories of Jewish families in circumstances and corners of the world entirely unlike your own.

Putting the Jewish in Jewish Professional

October 28, 2014

This year, as it marks its 90th anniversary, Spertus Institute launches the Center for Jewish Leadership to provide current and future Jewish leaders new and necessary opportunities to learn best professional practices in a Jewish context, informed by Jewish thought.

Prioritizing Learning

October 21, 2014

This year, as it marks its 90th anniversary, Spertus Institute launches the Center for Jewish Leadership to provide current and future Jewish leaders new and necessary opportunities to learn best professional practices in a Jewish context, informed by Jewish thought.

Professional Education Can Be a Game-Changer for Your Community

October 14, 2014

This year, as it marks its 90th anniversary, Spertus Institute launches the Center for Jewish Leadership to provide current and future Jewish leaders new and necessary opportunities to learn best professional practices in a Jewish context, informed by Jewish thought.

The Important Role of Newcomers to Jewish Communal Service

October 7, 2014

This year, as it marks its 90th anniversary, Spertus Institute launches the Center for Jewish Leadership to provide current and future Jewish leaders new and necessary opportunities to learn best professional practices in a Jewish context, informed by Jewish thought.

Norma Weinberg Spungen 1927-2014

October 6, 2014

Norma Weinberg Spungen served as the archivist of the Chicago Jewish Archives at Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership for more than a decade. In that capacity, she assisted numerous scholars in their research on various aspects of American Jewish history.

Why is this Degree Different?

September 30, 2014

This year, as it marks its 90th anniversary, Spertus Institute launches the Center for Jewish Leadership to provide current and future Jewish leaders new and necessary opportunities to learn best professional practices in a Jewish context, informed by Jewish thought.

Timeless Lessons of Mentoring

September 23, 2014

This year, as it marks its 90th anniversary, Spertus Institute launches the Center for Jewish Leadership to provide current and future Jewish leaders new and necessary opportunities to learn best professional practices in a Jewish context, informed by Jewish thought.

For Patti Cohen, classes at Spertus merit a 16-hour trip—from Canada!

September 16, 2014

Patti Cohen has been traveling from Winnipeg to Chicago to complete her master's in Jewish Studies. Here is her story.

The Building Blocks of Jewish Education

September 16, 2014

Within the last ten years, Jewish professional education has undergone a drastic transformation. Graduate institutions catering to pre-professional Jewish students now populate every region of the United States, providing quality instruction to aspiring professionals who seek entry into the Jewish communal sector.