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Behind-the-scenes visit to Willesden Lane
March 15, 2013 — In advance of its run at the Royal George Theatre, director/adapter Hershey Felder and concert pianist Mona Golabek preview their tribute to Jewish pianist Lisa Jura.
March 15, 2013 — It's our pleasure to share this article about Kenneth Feinberg, who appeared at Spertus Institute as part of the Spertus Prime Speaker Series. The series continues with statistician Nate Silver on May 17. We hope you can join us!
How to create a vibrant Jewish future
February 27, 2013 — Spertus President Dr. Hal M. Lewis talks to Aaron Cohen of the JUF/Jewish Federation of Metropolitian Chicago about shaping and sustaining a vibrant Jewish community.
Kenneth Feinberg to speak in Chicago on Sunday, March 10
February 14, 2013 — Kenneth R. Feinberg, one of the nation’s leading lawyers, has been front and center in some of the most complex legal disputes of the past three decades.
New Name, New Identity...
February 8, 2013
— By Pauline Yearwood for The Chicago Jewish News —
When Hal Lewis took over as president and CEO of a financially troubled Spertus Institute three and a half years ago, he found that many people both inside and outside of Chicago’s Jewish community knew about Spertus, but were unsure of just what it did.
February 7, 2013
— By Gila Wertheimer for Chicago Jewish Star —
On a frigid and gloomy Sunday afternoon some 300 people were entertained and stimulated by best-selling author Jonathan Safron Foer, who spoke about his work, his life, and influences on both.
Spertus Institute unveils new brand identity
February 5, 2013
— By Lewis Lazare for Chicago Business Journal —
To help clarify and sharpen its mission, the 90-year-old, Chicago-based Spertus Institute of Jewish Learning has launched a new brand identity. Effective immediately, the Spertus Institute of Jewish Learning will be known as the Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership.
Spertus Institute in Chicago gets a new name
January 29, 2013
— From JTA: The Global News Service of the Jewish People —
The Jewish academic center is now the Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership, media reported this week.
Draft Josh Malina!
January 28, 2013
— By Allison Hoffman for Tablet —
The West Wing actor is the perfect candidate for the job of White House liaison to the Jewish community.