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Janette Silverman, an alum of Spertus Institute's DS in Jewish Studies, recently began a new role as a Senior Research Manager at ancestry.com’s ProGenealogist division, specializing in Jewish genealogical research.
The word Hanukkah literally means “rededication.” It shares the same Hebrew root as the word for “education.” At this season, Spertus proudly rededicates itself to the critical work of Jewish education.
This symposium was the inaugural event in Spertus Institute's year-long Great Places to Work initiative.
It's our pleasure to share this article published in eJewishPhilanthropy.com on November 10, 2015. This piece is written by Spertus President and CEO Dr. Hal M. Lewis.
It's our pleasure to share this response to piece to the "Statement on Jewish Vitality,” published in eJewishPhilanthropy.com on October 15, 2015. This piece is written by Spertus President and CEO Dr. Hal M. Lewis.
Spertus Institute Assistant Editor Joanna Rothenberg recently spoke over the phone with Lev Golinkin, author of A BACKPACK, A BEAR, AND EIGHT CRATES OF VODKA, this year’s One Book, One Community selection.
By Lee Fensin for The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle — The MAJPS is a two-year graduate program specifically designed to advance the business expertise and Jewish knowledge of professionals working in the Jewish community.
By Ali Drumm for JUF News — I have been fortunate to participate in a new program designed to forge an organized, adept community of those who plan and present Jewish programs for the Chicago-area.
Harvard ‘Happiness’ Professor Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar Speaks at Spertus about Creating Great Places to Work
JUF News — Thanks to a new initiative at Spertus Institute, this fall Chicagoans will have a rare opportunity to spend an afternoon learning from the author of BEING HAPPY, HAPPIER (a New York Times bestseller), and CHOOSE THE LIFE YOUR WANT.
By Alisa Hauser for DNAinfo Chicago — The son of a third-generation merchant has put his family's experiences into a personal history show that documents the Jewish-American clan, from peddling shoes on Maxwell Street to operating stores along Wicker Park's Milwaukee Avenue.