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Spertus Student Rachel Kesner Makes Connections at Home and Abroad

December 18, 2013

Like a lot of twenty-somethings fresh out of college, when Rachel Kesner graduated with a degree in English from the University of Indiana in 2009, she didn’t know what to do with her life.  But she did have a hunch.

Understanding the Perks of Power

December 16, 2013

By Spertus President and CEO Dr. Hal M. Lewis for eJewish Philanthropy — Jewish sources have long understood a basic truth; positions of leadership bring with them an increased risk of abusing power.

Andy Warhol’s Jewish Geniuses

November 27, 2013

Andy Warhol's "Ten Portraits of Jews of the Twentieth Century" are view at the Milwaukee Jewish Museum, on loan from Spertus Institute.

Integration and Sustainability in Jewish Arts and Culture

November 17, 2013

From eJewish Philanthropy, Spertus Chief Academic Officer Dr. Dean P. Bell weighs in on why Jewish arts and culture matter.

Spertus Institute Now Powered 100% By Renewable Energy

November 17, 2013

Spertus Institute is now powered by 100% renewable energy, saving 6,200 tons of CO2 from entering the atmosphere over the next three years.

Learning Leadership at Wimbledon

November 12, 2013

Three strategies for success from Dr. Hal M. Lewis, President and CEO of Spertus Institute, in this recent post from "The Leading Edge," his blog on Jewish leadership.

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.