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Letter from the President Winter 2013/2014

November 4, 2013

In conjunction with our 90th anniversary, Spertus President Dr. Hal M. Lewis announces Spertus Green, Spertus Institute’s Environmental Initiative.

Jews and Chinese Food

October 18, 2013

Enjoy recipes from Spertus Executive Chef Laura Frankel's exploration of Jews and Chinese food.

8 Jewish Books That Make Great Gifts

October 15, 2013

By Betsy Gomberg for JUF News — This year, Chanukah begins at sundown on Nov. 27 (the night before Thanksgiving), which means now is the time to think about gift buying.

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.

Jami Attenberg’s "The Middlesteins" selected for Chicago Jewish Community One Book Initiative

September 24, 2013

By Brian Zimmerman for JUF News — For the third year in a row, Spertus spearheads Chicago's Jewish Book Month initiative.

14 Books about Jewish Chicago

September 10, 2013

By Betsy Gomberg for JUF News — Jami Attenberg's The Middlesteins, this year's One Book | One Community selection for Jewish Book Month, is set in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs.

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.

MSNM Commencement 2013

August 30, 2013

In front of a cheering audience of family members, friends, and colleagues, degrees were awarded on Sunday, August 25, 2013, to 42 students from Spertus Institute’s Master of Science in Nonprofit Management program, a program that has been training nonprofit leaders since 1982.

Spertus Welcomes Stacey Flint as Director of Enrollment

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.