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Rabbi Dr. Bernard Grossfeld 1933-2013

July 17, 2013

It is with great sadness that we share information about the sudden passing of our colleague and friend, Rabbi Dr. Bernard Grossfeld.

An Interview with Dr. Dean P. Bell, Editor of The Bloomsbury Companion to Jewish Studies

July 17, 2013

An interview with Spertus Dean and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Dean P. Bell, on the process of putting together his latest book "The Bloomsbury Companion to Jewish Studies."

Spertus Student Named to “36 Under 36” List

July 16, 2013

Matt Rissien, who will be starting the Spertus MAJPS program this fall, has been named to the second annual “Double Chai in the Chi: 36 Under 36” list of young Jewish movers and shakers in Chicago.

Better When We're Together?

June 24, 2013

Do people need to work together in person to spark creativity? Leadership expert Dr. Hal M. Lewis (whose day job is President and CEO of Spertus) has some thoughts.

Spertus welcomes Nancy Glazer as Director of Development

May 30, 2013

To Nancy Glazer, building a vibrant learning Jewish community is what her work is all about. 

People of the Books: Reviews, Recommendations, and Other Reasons to Read

May 28, 2013

By Betsy Gomberg for JUF News — The inside scoop on new Jewish memoirs (very loosely defined), all of which are generating lots of positive buzz.

Defining Success

May 21, 2013

By Dr. Hal M. Lewis for JUF News — Defining Success: The business literature has been filled of late with innumerable discussions about success — how to achieve it, how to measure it, what it looks like, and where it comes from.

FiveThirtyEight's Nate Silver talks political predictions to Chicago audience

May 19, 2013

By Sophia Bollag for The Daily Northwestern — Nate Silver revealed topics for a potential new book and made predictions about the 2016 presidential race.

Voices & Visions

May 7, 2013

By Steven Chaitman for JUF News — Jewish artists and Jewish wisdom have combined inspirational forces in "Voices & Visions," a poster art exhibit at Spertus Institute.

Faculty Profile: Laura Mannion

April 19, 2013

By Lori M. Finkel for Spertus Institute — Like many of the people who go through the Spertus Graduate Program in Nonprofit Management, Laura Mannion has a unique story to tell.