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By Dr. Hal M. Lewis for Spertus Institute — I am very pleased to share a series of changes designed to clarify our mission, focus our energies, and more sharply define our work.
By Lori Finkel for Spertus — Louis Stromberg, a recent transplant from the DC area, is the first student to simultaneously take the Nonprofit Management and Jewish Professional Studies degree tracks.
By Jon Catlin for The Chicago Maroon — To one 35-year-old writer, genre seems no obstacle. In fact, it seems almost a meaningless concept. Jonathan Safran Foer speaks at Chicago’s Spertus Center for Jewish Learning & Culture.
By Stefanie Pervos Bregman for JUF News — Author Jonathan Safran Foer talks about inspiration and how his Judaism impacts his writing.
By Dr. Hal M. Lewis for eJewish Philanthropy — The time has come to abandon the insulting notion that programs of Jewish literacy, however excellent, are in and of themselves, leadership programs. Similarly, American Jewish groups must cease the dysfunctional practice of parachuting people into positions of communal responsibility just because they have been successful in business.
By Betsy Gomberg for JUF News — In Tales, Myths, and Nightmares, artist and historian Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern introduces a cast of characters he says are “irreducible,” like the spare style and primary colors he uses to set his scenes.
By Lori Finkel for Spertus — With a career that spans education, publishing, and retail, Jill Sevelow has worn many hats. Now we’ve snagged her as the buyer and manager of the Spertus Shop.
By Judy Siegel-Itzkovich for The Jerusalem Post — A veteran clinical psychologist promotes the use of biblical psychology.
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.