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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.
With generous support from the Spitz Foundation, highlights from Spertus Institute's collections of art and archival items can now be viewed online, from your computer, tablet, or phone.
Betsy Gomberg for JUF News — This year's Jewish Book Month selection focuses on a past wave of refugees. Along with it, we recognize the stories of those seeking refuge today.
Betsy Gomberg for JUF News — A number of prominent Jewish authors will be visiting Chicago in the coming months to talk about new and notable books.
The Midwest Jewish Artists Lab creates connections and inspires new work. Twelve Chicago-area artists have been selected to participate and Spertus Institute will present an exhibit of their work in 2016.
By Betsy Gomberg for JUF News — Lev Golinkin is part of a contingent of impressive writers whose experiences as Jewish immigrants from Soviet Russia has inspired their writing.
Spertus students, alumni, faculty members, and staff are among the forward-thinking young adults paving the way for a vibrant Jewish future. Honorees include educators, advocates, and activists.