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Atar Trio performs at Spertus Institute

March 13, 2017

The Atar Trio is an Israeli chamber ensemble known for bold and creative musical projects. On Sunday, April 2 at 2 pm, Chicagoans will have an opportunity to hear them perform musical works from around the globe.

Student Profile: Ellie Gettinger

March 1, 2017

Ellie Gettinger is the Education Director of the Jewish Museum Milwaukee. As a student in Spertus Institute's graduate program for Jewish professionals, she's adding new knowledge to her already considerable expertise.

Jewish Literacy for Jewish Professionals

January 2, 2017

By Spertus Director of Enrollment Management Anita Silvert for eJewish Philanthropy — Cultural literacy is vital to feeling part of a group, part of a community. 

Executive Excellence

August 11, 2016

Participants in the Executive MA in Jewish Professional Studies are studying with experts from around the world who understand both the theory and practice of leading in today’s highly complex Jewish world.

Ben Shahn: If Not Now, When?

March 13, 2017

Chicagoans can view works by artist and activist Ben Shahn in the Ground Level Arts Lab April 9-August 27. About his work, Curator Ionit Behar says, "Ben Shahn's images of immigrants, refugees, labor organizers, and civil rights workers are as powerful today as they were during his lifetime."

Leadership Transitions

March 2, 2017

In a piece for eJewish Philanthropy, Executive Recruiter David E. Edell writes about staff transitions and the opportunities they provide for growth-oriented change.

Student Profile: Toni Davison Levenberg

March 1, 2017

Toni Davison Levenberg, Director of the Steve and Shari Sadek Family Camp Interlaken JCC, is a student in a graduate program designed specifically for those who work for Jewish organizations.

Dysfunctional Discourse

February 15, 2017

By Spertus CEO Dr. Hal M. Lewis for eJewish Philanthropy — Leaders who seek commonwealth between religions would do well to consider why similar respect is often missing from our own community conversations. 

Student Profile: Carly Greenspan

February 1, 2017

Carly Greenspan raves that Spertus Institute’s Masters of Arts in Jewish Professional Studies program has opened her eyes to an understanding of the Jewish professional world, a world in which she now sees her career path.

Sunday Cinema: Five Films in Four Weeks About Jewish Journeys

January 18, 2017

For the second winter in a row, Spertus Institute presents Sunday Cinema, a mini Jewish Film Festival that takes place over four Sundays, January 29–February 19.