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Hassidic Courts

May 4, 2012

As a photojournalist for Reuters, Gil Cohen-Magen was assigned to take pictures of customs in Mea Shearim, a longtime enclave for the Haredi, or ultra-Orthodox, Jewish community.

A National Opportunity to Transform Local Communities

April 2, 2012

by Dr. Hal. M. Lewis for eJewish Philanthropy — For years North American Jewish organizations and institutions have dabbled in what purports to be leadership training for both professionals and the laity.

Spertus Graduate Creates Sweet Buzz

April 2, 2012

Brenda Palms-Barber’s work is making ripples around the country as a prime example of green job creation for those in need of a new start.

Letter to the Editor

February 13, 2012

Chicago Tribune Letter to the Editor in response to Howard Reich's article "Spertus Institute Reinvents Itself" (A&E Jan 27, 2012) by Tami Warshawsky.

Laughing at the darkness

February 2, 2012

By Stephanie Pervos Bregman for JUF News — It's writers like Shalom Auslander who challenge us — as readers, as Jews, as human beings.

Spertus Institute Reinvents Itself

January 27, 2012

By Howard Reich for the Chicago Tribune — A storied Chicago institution works through a financial crisis.

A Jazzy Hanukkah: Mizrahi meets Levy

December 20, 2011

By Arts Critic Howard Reich for the Chicago Tribune — Can a cantor swing? Can a jazzman play Hebraic chants — on harmonica?

Spertus Awards MAJPS Degrees to Canadian Professionals

December 14, 2011

eJewish Philanthropy — On Sunday, December 11, 2011, 15 Canadian Jewish community professionals were the inaugural recipients of a Master of Arts in Jewish Professional Studies from The Spertus Institute and Jewish Federations of Canada – UIA.

Workplace Happiness and the Jewish Question

December 11, 2011

The commencement address given by Spertus President and CEO Dr. Hal M. Lewis to the inaugural Canadian cohort of Spertus Institutue for Jewish Learning and Leadership's acclaimed Master of Arts in Jewish Professional Studies program.

Measure What Counts

May 1, 2011

By Dr. Hal M. Lewis for eJewish Philanthropy — Over the past decade, exacerbated particularly by the events of recent years, the Jewish community has placed increased emphasis on metrics as part of the management of their institutions and agencies.