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Dysfunctional Discourse

February 15, 2017

By Spertus CEO Dr. Hal M. Lewis for eJewish Philanthropy — Leaders who seek commonwealth between religions would do well to consider why similar respect is often missing from our own community conversations. 

Call For Entries

February 7, 2017

Do you have a story to tell? We want to hear it! On May 21, live on stage in Skokie, IL, our community will come together to hear original stories of personal experiences from and of Israel. Now accepting applications. 

Sunday Cinema: Five Films in Four Weeks About Jewish Journeys

January 18, 2017

For the second winter in a row, Spertus Institute presents Sunday Cinema, a mini Jewish Film Festival that takes place over four Sundays, January 29–February 19.

Jewish Literacy for Jewish Professionals

January 2, 2017

By Spertus Director of Enrollment Management Anita Silvert for eJewish Philanthropy — Cultural literacy is vital to feeling part of a group, part of a community. 

Voices of Wisdom exhibit in the Ground Level Arts Lab

December 12, 2016

With a crowd of artists and admirers in attendance, Spertus Institute opened the doors to its new 1,600-square-foot programmatic space for Jewish art, artists, and the community.

Executive Excellence

August 11, 2016

Participants in the Executive MA in Jewish Professional Studies are studying with experts from around the world who understand both the theory and practice of leading in today’s highly complex Jewish world.

Student Profile

February 1, 2017

Carly Greenspan grew up in West Bloomfield, Michigan, and graduated from the University of Michigan with degrees in English and Judaic Studies.

In the Interest of Conflicts

January 3, 2017

By Spertus President & CEO Dr. Hal M. Lewis for eJewish Philanthropy: For those seeking to be the best leaders we can be — in businesses, communal, and religious organizations — partisan bloviation obfuscates the larger point.

How I Learned To Stop Worrying About the Maccabees and Love Hanukkah

December 21, 2016

It's our pleasure to share this piece by Barbara Brotman for the Forward. Spertus President and CEO Dr. Hal M. Lewis is one of the experts from whom she sought solace in her quest to cure her Hanukkah angst.

Higher Learning in a Changing Jewish World

December 12, 2016

An interview about Jewish leadership in today's world with Spertus President and CEO Dr. Hal M. Lewis from the November/December 2016 issue of Moment Magazine.