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Blue Sky Original Interview With Spertus President/CEO Hal M. Lewis

January 12, 2016

Yes, there is such a thing as Jewish leadership! Spertus Institute President and CEO Hal. M. Lewis explains in a Q&A with Kate MacArthur for the Chicago Tribune's Blue Sky section.

Sunday Cinema: Spertus Presents Four-Part February Film Series

December 23, 2015

Spertus Institute presents a four-part film series titled Sunday Cinema. A different film will be screened each Sunday in February, followed by a discussion with a special guest.

Jewish Learning Professionals Group

September 30, 2015

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.

Explore Treasures from Spertus Institute’s World-Class Collection

September 10, 2015

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.

Attorney Turned Chaplain

February 5, 2016

One very late evening, I was working at my office. It was very quiet, and I found myself staring out the window at the Chicago skyline. I became rather painfully aware at that moment that I had many trappings of success, but I did not feel successful. Something was missing.

Midwest Jewish Artists Lab: Artist Profile

February 3, 2016

This past summer, Spertus Institute announced the Chicago launch of the Midwest Jewish Artists Lab. Assistant Editor Joanna Rothenberg interviewed participating artist Dimitri Pavlotsky, who originally hails from Moscow, about his work, his influences, and the importance of the program.

Jewish Routes

January 14, 2016

By Eileen Lavine for Moment Magazine — Today, with nearly 300,000 Jews, the Chicago metropolitan area is home to the third-largest Jewish population in the United States. But to many Chicagoan Jews, it has the feel of a small town.

Letter from the President—Winter 2015

December 3, 2015

The word Hanukkah literally means “rededication.” It shares the same Hebrew root as the word for “education.” At this season, Spertus proudly rededicates itself to the critical work of Jewish education.

Long Before the C-Suite

November 10, 2015

It's our pleasure to share this article published in on November 10, 2015. This piece is written by Spertus President and CEO Dr. Hal M. Lewis.

How Great Leaders Create Great Places to Work

November 2, 2015

This symposium was the inaugural event in Spertus Institute's year-long Great Places to Work initiative.