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Learning Leadership at Wimbledon

November 12, 2013

Three strategies for success from Dr. Hal M. Lewis, President and CEO of Spertus Institute, in this recent post from "The Leading Edge," his blog on Jewish leadership.

First Pittsburgh Cohort Receives MAJPS Degrees

October 9, 2013

eJewish Philanthropy — The first Pittsburgh cohort of local Jewish communal professionals has completed the rigorous Spertus program designed to develop their Jewish knowledge and prepare them to lead Jewish organizations. Honorary doctoral degrees were awarded to John S. Ruskay and David S. Shapira.

Leading Diverse Teams: Worth the Struggle

October 8, 2013

Leadership expert Dr. Hal M. Lewis (whose day job is Spertus President and CEO) on Judaism, leaders, and leadership.

People of the Books: 14 Books about Jewish Chicago

September 10, 2013

Jami Attenberg's The Middlesteinsis set in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. With that in mind, here are 14 books where Jewish life in Chicago plays a role

The Humble Leader

September 3, 2013

Leadership expert Dr. Hal M. Lewis (whose day job is President and CEO of Spertus) discusses the roles of humility and reflection in leadership.

Staff Profile: Stacey Flint, Director of Enrollment Management

August 26, 2013

Stacey Flint had a clear goal in mind when she entered the inaugural cohort of the Certificate in Jewish Leadership, a unique partnership between Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership and Northwestern University’s School of Continuing Studies.

The Importance of Self-Awareness

July 29, 2013

Leadership expert Dr. Hal M. Lewis (whose day job is President and CEO of Spertus) explains why self-awareness of one's biases is crucial for leadership.

Spertus graduate launches organization that heals horses and humans

July 22, 2013

When Spertus graduate Anna Lvova, MSNM Class of 2012, brought her daughter to a Rancho Laguna, a small equine farm in Seattle, she had no idea that the simple field trip would have such a huge impact on her life and the lives of others.

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."

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.