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Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership mourns the loss of our long-time trustee, Eric Joss. Eric was the embodiment of “mentschlikhkeit;” he was a gentleman of the highest order.
The 2016 JPRO Network Conference is bringing together hundreds of Jewish community professionals for professional development and networking; showcasing the leading thinkers, activists, and teachers who are advancing our communities and the Jewish people.
Documentary Film Nominated for Prix Europa Premieres in Chicago May 5. Anne Frank Center Berlin says about Greta Klingsberg in Brundibar Revisited: “Her story has to be heard”
Members of Chicago’s Jewish community were recently treated to a taste of innovative work being done by young leaders who are transforming the Jewish future through their work with the Center for Jewish Leadership.
Barry Chazan for The Jewish Week — Today’s world is very much about personalization and customization. Mattresses, automobiles and worldviews that speak to “my” tastes, desires, interests, schedule and way of thinking and living are the vantage point from which we approach the world.
Dean P. Bell for JUF News — Adult humans are complicated, to say the least. They navigate numerous competing goals and priorities. They possess varied personal identities, interests, strengths, and needs, not only from one another but over time.
Imagine a world in which high performing college grads are recruited to work for Jewish institutions with the same attractive packages offered to classmates going into finance or law.
One late evening, I was at my office. It was quiet and I found myself staring out at the Chicago skyline. I became painfully aware that I had many trappings of success, but I did not feel successful. Something was missing.
By Eileen Lavine for Moment Magazine — Today, with nearly 300,000 Jews, the Chicago metropolitan area is home to the third-largest Jewish population in the United States. But to many Chicagoan Jews, it has the feel of a small town.
Spertus Institute presents a four-part film series titled Sunday Cinema. A different film will be screened each Sunday in February, followed by a discussion with a special guest.