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Rosh Hashanah: A Fresh Take on Comfort Foods
Augist 30, 2012
— By Jim Romanoff For The Associated Press —
Laura Frankel thinks about Rosh Hashanah in simple terms.
JUF News announces this year's Jewish Book Month initiative
August 20, 2012
JUF News announces this year's selection for Spertus' One Book | One Community initiative.
Spertus Prime Speaker Series Starts This Fall
August 8, 2012
Spertus announces dynamic, thought-provoking speaker series! Cokie Roberts to discuss the impact of the Jewish vote, Jonathan Safran Foer to reveal what inspires his writing, and Tzipi Livni to share her insider's view of recent developments in the Mideast.
Bible Stories Help Cope With Emotional Problems
July 29, 2012
— By Judy Siegel-Itzkovich for The Jerusalem Post —
A veteran clinical psychologist promotes the use of biblical psychology.
A real life courtroom drama, suppressed
July 26, 2012
— By Nina Metz for the Chicago Tribune —
A news documentary that covers the first in a series of military tribunals held in the wake of World War II, the film includes the opening statement from Robert H. Jackson, a Supreme Court justice who was the chief prosecutor.
Front Row: History Speaks Loudly in Rescued 'Nuremberg'
July 20, 2012
— By Michael Fox, Film Critic for the Chicago Jewish Star —
At the end of World War II, the Hollywood director John Ford assigned a Jewish subordinate in his OSS film unit to find German-shot wartime footage for the Nuremberg trial of the surviving Nazi brass.
For Every Complex Problem...
— It's our pleasure to share this article by Spertus President Hal M. Lewis, published in eJewish Philanthropy as part of a discussion about CEO transitions. We invite you to join the conversation.
Marketing from the Heart
July 12, 2012
— By Lori M. Finkel for Spertus —
Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema Director Cindy Stern talks about making the leap from the corporate world to the not-for-profit arena.
June 18, 2012
— By Spertus Executive Chef Laura Frankel —
Jews have had a long and tempestuous relationship with garlic. The Talmud suggests that men eat garlic on the Sabbath because Friday night was the night devoted to conjugal love.
Letter from the President
June 11, 2012
— Dr. Hal M. Lewis for Spertus —
Once there was a myth that summer was a time that organizations, particularly in the Jewish community, went on hiatus. It is certainly not true at Spertus.