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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.
Leadership expert Dr. Hal M. Lewis (whose day job is Spertus President and CEO) on Judaism, leaders, and leadership.
Applications for two types of Wexner Fellowships are now being accepted. Current and incoming students in the Spertus Master of Arts in Jewish Studies and Certificate in Jewish Leadership programs may be eligible.
Spertus Institute is now powered by 100% renewable energy, saving 6,200 tons of CO2 from entering the atmosphere over the next three years.
By Brian Zimmerman for JUF News — For the third year in a row, Spertus spearheads Chicago's Jewish Book Month initiative.
From eJewish Philanthropy, Spertus Chief Academic Officer Dr. Dean P. Bell weighs in on why Jewish arts and culture matter.
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.
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.
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.